It is a substance, which is naturally present in the human body. It is found,at the highest concentrations in fluids in the eyes and in the joints. This hyaluronic acid is used as a medicine and is extracted from rooster combs or made by bacteria in the laboratory.

People who suffer from joint pain and disorders, take hyaluronic acid, also those who suffer from osteoarthritis. This can be taken orally or injected into the affected joint by professional healthcare physician.

This is also used during, certain eye surgeries, which include cataract removal,and also corneal transplantation, and also in the repair of a detached retina and other eye injuries. It is injected into the eye during the procedure to help replace natural fluids.

This is also used for lip filler in plastic surgery. This hyaluronic acid, is also used to heal wound, burns, skin ulcers, and used as a moisturizer.

This is also used to prevent the effects of aging, this has been promoted as a “fountain of Youth”.

How does it work?

It works, by acting as a cushion and lubricant in joints and other tissues, and also in addition it might affect the way the body responds to injury. Like

Hyaluronic acid , also helps as a gel to heal Sores in the mouth, when applied to the skin and also in eye surgery and corneal transplant , when injected by an eye surgeon.

Side Effects

Sometimes hyaluronic acid, can cause pain and redness where it is injected, and increased pressure occurs after hyaluronic acid is used for an eye surgery. Very rarely hyaluronic acid can cause any kind of allergic reactions. There no specific information if hyaluronic acid is safe when taken by mouth.