Best result2 treatments
Duration of results3-4 months
Back to workSame day
ComplicationsLow to moderate
Procedure timeup to 1 hour
Anti-wrinkle injections are providing a solution for light to medium depth facial lines.
Botulinum Toxin is injected in your skin to relax the muscles that cause your skin to wrinkle.
This is a very effective treatment for crows’ feet, expression lines and many other. The natural issues that arise as we age that we would be happy to get rid of and where we would need to relax those muscles.
These injections are available through prescription only and should be administered by a health professional.
The effect of anti-wrinkle injections like botulinum toxin, usually last anywhere from 3-6 months, dependent on the person and the area being treated.
Anti-wrinkle injections are highly effective for both men and women in the prevention of the following:
- Fine lines and wrinkles
- Forehead creases
- Crow’s feet
- Smoker lines
- Bunny lines
The injections are delivered where desired most. The goal is to weaken and relax – not paralyse – the muscles that cause wrinkles to appear, resulting in a natural soft look.
A fine-gauge needle is used and the number of anti-wrinkle injections required varies depending upon what part of the face is being treated.
Please note, that anti-wrinkle injection is a prescription only medicine.
Anti-wrinkle injections are considered to be very safe amongst those who are in good general health. Side effect are minimal and usually associated with the injection site only.
As with any medical treatment, there are some anti-wrinkle injections side effect such as bruising, swelling, redness, pain at the injection site, muscle weakness and the feeling of pins and needles. These side effects are temporary and usually, subside within a few hours to a couple of days after treatment. They should not be administered to pregnant women or to those who have certain neurological illnesses.
We will have an honest and open discussion that will help to determine whether anti-wrinkle injections are the right choice for you to meet your cosmetic goals.
Wrinkle reduction procedures can last up to three to six months, but may last for a longer or shorter period as each individual case is different.
Many clients have said that it feels like an insect bite, with others feeling no discomfort at all.
After anti-wrinkle injection treatment, avoid the following:
- No rubbing or massaging of the injected area for 4 hours after treatment, including facials.
- No strenuous exercise for 24 hours after treatment.
- Keep upright for 4 hours — no lying on your front. Avoid activities such as shoe shopping.
- Avoid headwear that is tightly fitted across the forehead.
- Avoid excessive alcohol or medically necessary blood thinning medication before the treatment to prevent bruising.
After 4 hours you may perform light exercise such as:
- Upright yoga (avoid any positions that leave you lying flat or upside down)
It is recommended that you wait 24 hours before attempting any strenuous exercise, including:
- Weight training
- Cross training
- Long distance running
- Yoga (positions where the body is inverted)