Anti-wrinkle treatment involves injecting small amounts of a purified, naturally-occurring protein into specific areas of the face. This is a very safe and effective solution that is supplied by various different brands. The purpose of treatment is to temporarily reduce the movement of facial muscles that can cause expression lines. All anti-wrinkle treatment solutions are prescription-based medicines that can only be administered by qualified medical doctors, dentists and nurses.
As well as the above, anti-wrinkle treatment can help to slim down your jaw muscles. It can also be used to minimise the symptoms of clenching and hyperhidrosis (underarm sweating).
Anti-wrinkle injections cannot be used to treat “static” wrinkles, which typically refers to the folds and lines that are present when you are not forming facial expressions. You are not suitable for anti-wrinkle treatment if you:
Depending on the patient and the area being treated, some mild discomfort is possible but this is usually temporary, as the anti-wrinkle treatment solution is injected relatively quickly using a very fine needle.
Our team of highly skilled and experienced dental professionals will conduct a consultation, where you will need to fill out a medical form. Photographs of your face will then be taken, treatment explained and then we ask you to sign a consent form that will allow us to carry out treatment. The dosages of the anti-wrinkle treatment solution provided will be a standard, safe amount for the area to be treated.
Treatment will take effect within 1 to 2 weeks. After 2 weeks, we will schedule a follow-up appointment to assess the result and determine if the injection dosages require amending for future appointments. Depending on how active you are, results will typically last between 3 to 4 months. However, ongoing care may be required if you wish to maintain the results for longer.
You should avoid:
We also recommend that you take paracetamol if you have a headache.
Anti-wrinkle treatment is one of the most popular facial aesthetic procedures in the UK, with an excellent 20-year track record. As with any other medicine, however, there are some possible side effects to be aware of. These include:
Less common side effects include:
The risk of these side effects occurring is significantly reduced so long as you follow all the advice your professional provides for after treatment care.
If you are in your mid to late 20s or 30s, Anti-Wrinkle injections can be effective as a preventative anti-aging treatment against lines and wrinkles.*
If you have a low or drooping brow it can make you appear tired, angry and older than you are. Our practitioners administer a series of anti-wrinkle injections into the group of muscles which pull the eyebrows down to elevate the brow back to its natural youthful position.*
By injecting anti-wrinkle injections into the muscle which elevates the upper lip, in just 14 days the position of your upper lip should be lower. This enables you to smile with confidence showing less gum.*
An embarrassing problem for many, excessive underarm sweating or Hyperhidrosis can be treated using anti-wrinkle injections.*
Looking amazing for your age is worth every penny.