Botulinum toxins relax the muscle to stop lines and wrinkles forming.
It targets only the small, specific muscles responsible for unwanted ones, which means your normal facial expressions will remain unaffected.
It smooths and softens the skin, restoring a youthful complexion.
How Is It Done?
Originally, anti-wrinkle injections were used to treat muscle pulls associated with diseases.
Facial expressions are created based on signals sent from the brain to contract facial muscles.
When the signals are transmitted to the muscles, wrinkles are formed as the muscles contract, but anti-wrinkle injections block the transmission of these signals.
However, anti-wrinkle injections block the transmission of these signals to the muscles, thus preventing the formation of wrinkles at the corners of the eyes.
It also prevents wrinkles from forming even when smiling, but by injecting the right amount according to the degree of the patient's condition, it will not cause an unnatural expression. The effect begins to appear in about 3 to 5 days and lasts for about 3 to 4 months.
With repeated treatments, the facial muscles themselves will weaken and the duration of the effect will gradually increase.
Wrinkles become deeper as the muscles move closer together
It inhibits muscle movement and makes the skin smoother
You Can Expect
- Reduced appearance of wrinkles
- Delaying signs of ageing
- Non-surgical, no downtime
- Effective for hyperhidrosis and calf slimming
Frequently Asked Questions
Improvements will start to show after 3-5 days, and full wrinkle reduction effect is seen at any time between 2 to 8 weeks.
Treatments last an average of results last around 6 months. However, the durability of results depends on several factors, including just how dynamic your facial muscles actually are.
Of course! The ‘frozen’ look many of us associate with anti-wrinkle injectables is only caused when too much toxin is administered into one area.
Our doctor targets small specific muscles that are responsible for unwanted lines and wrinkles only.
This means normal facial expressions such as smiling, frowning or looking surprised will be unaffected.
During your consultation, our doctor will talk you through how the treatment can be used for subtle effects so you can stay discreet.
Anti-wrinkle injectables are made from natural and purified proteins which has been FDA approved and used for both medical and cosmetic purposes for over 20 years with no known adverse effects.
Like most cosmetic treatments, side effects can occur, some clients report mild bruising whilst very occasionally- approximately 1-3% – experience a ‘droopy eyelid’.
However both can be corrected or will fade in time. To reduce the risk of complications it is important that anti-wrinkle injectables are administered by highly qualified practitioners in a safe and medical environment.