Anti-wrinkle injections can relax the facial muscles that cause wrinkles and lines around your mouth and eyes when you frown or smile.
As skin ages, the production of collagen and elastin which gives the skin strength and elasticity reduces. This combined with the repetition of skin creasing by facial expressions can create permanent lines. Anti-wrinkle injections can help prevent wrinkles and restore your skin to a more youthful appearance.
Pricing for anti-wrinkle injections varies according to the treatment area and dosage. Typical pricing for frown lines are $95 for a half dose or $190 for a full dosage. Please call 49433232 for a more exact quote.
What to expect?
- Downtime: no
- Pain: mild
- Treatment time: 15-30 mins
Whats is Anti-Wrinkle?
Anti-wrinkle injections are a minimally-invasive, non-surgical procedure to provide a more youthful look. By injecting small amounts of anti-wrinkle solution into the muscle, we can relax muscles used in facial expressions to eliminate or soften fine lines and wrinkles. It is a safe, effective and affordable way to rejuvenate your face and skin.
The treatment involves injecting an anti-wrinkle solution into the desired areas. We use very small needles to relax the facial muscles, eliminating and softening facial lines. The procedure only takes around 15 minutes, depending on how many areas are affected. There is no recovery time, you will be able to resume your normal daily activities straight after the procedure.
Due to regulations, we cannot advertise the solution used, but if you want to find out more information about the procedure please talk to one of our experienced cosmetic specialists.
What part of the body?
Anti-wrinkle injections are commonly used on the face and neck. Popular areas to treat include:
- Frown lines
- Crows feet
- Mental crease/chin
- Mouth including gummy smiles and droopy mouths
- Masseters for teeth/jaw clenching and facial slimming
- Underarm sweating
Why you do it
Reduce and prevent the appearance of wrinkles and lines.
Smooth wrinkles and unwanted lines, restore lost volume and achieve a rejuvenated fresh look.
Generally, you will begin to notice the results within the next 3-5 days with the full result visible by your 2-week follow up appointment. The effects of the treatment usually last for 4 months and regular treatments will help to maintain results.
Possible side effects
There are minimal side effects of anti-wrinkle injections. The most common side effects are experienced at the site of injections and can include temporary pain, stinging, redness and itching. Small bumps which look like mosquito bites are initially present, these will resolve within an hour.Bruising at the injection site can occur. This might be tender and could take 8-10 days to fade. Using Lasonil, Hirudiod cream or Arnica will help.
Approximately 1 in 8 patients will experience a headache afterwards, this is due to the effect of the needle. Take 2 Panadol or Panadeine tablets if this occurs.
1 in 100 patients develop a mildly droopy eyelid (called ptosis). This unfortunate event is expected to recover within a fortnight.
Other uncommon side effects will depend on the site of injection, for example, lower face treatments may result in an asymmetric smile or difficulty whistling.
If you have any concerns, please contact the clinic today.
Following your procedure, you should:
- Avoid touching the injection site for 4 hours
- Practice scrunching the treated muscles 10 times every 10 minutes for the first hour
- Stay upright for 4 hours
- Avoid facing down or putting pressure on your face (including getting a massage, facial, wearing a motorcycle helmet or swimming goggles) for 12 hours
- Avoid strenuous activities and heat for 24 hours
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