Hyaluronic acid is a high molecular weight polysaccharide with glucuronic acid and N-acetyl-glucosamine as repeating structure unit. HA has strong water retention. Theoretically its binding water capacity is up to 500 ml/g as an ideal natural moisturizing factor. hyaluronic acid is also an important component of the skin. It can prevent skin from aging and improve the appearance and tactile sensation of skin. In addition，hyaluronic acid is an injectable implant indicated for filling deep to very deep wrinkles and/or for volume restoration (cheeks, contours of the face, cheekbones).
1. Food supplements: Hyaluronic Acid through the oral administration after the digestion absorption, increases in vivo Hyaluronic Acid synthesis the precursor, causes in the skin and other organization’s Hyaluronic Acid resultant quantity increases, thus enables the skin the water retention property to increase, rich elasticity, wrinkle reduction.
2. Cosmetics applications: Hyaluronic Acid has outstanding moisture keeping ability, thus called Natural Moisturing Factor in the world. Hyaluronic Acid is a common ingredient in skincare products, which can be used as a very effective topical humectant, which can be used for facial wrinkles, reduction of folds and wrinkles, and removal of scars.
3. Medical applications: Hyaluronic Acid could be used in eye surgery, such as corneal transplantation, cataract surgery, glaucoma surgery, and surgery to repair retinal detachment.