Anti-wrinkle Injections

With real noticeable results and no recovery time, its no surprise that anti-wrinkle injections have been chosen by millions of women and men around the world to treat facial lines and wrinkles. At the Skintalks clinic we recommend treatment with Merz Bocouture® or Allergan Botox®, both excellent anti-wrinkle medications that achieve outstanding natural results.

Anti-wrinkle Injections

Lines and wrinkles develop with the passage of time. Wrinkles caused by facial expression can appear around the eyes, between the brow and on the forehead. These wrinkles can cause concern and often give an aged or tired appearance. Anti-wrinkle injections can have remarkable results in improving the appearance of the skin and also enhance feelings of health and wellbeing. We can also treat lower face muscles to make subtle changes to the appearance of the lip, chin and jawline.

The Skintalks team are highly skilled Medical Aesthetic Practitioners and will ensure that results achieved are natural and rejuvenating. After an in-depth consultation and assessment an individual treatment plan will be developed.

With expertly placed Botulinum Toxin injections we can also treat “Gummy smile” and “Bruxism – teeth grinding”.

Be assured you are safe in the hands of the Skintalks practitioners.

Frequently asked questions

How often should you have Anti-wrinkle injections

Typically, the effects of anti-wrinkle injections last for up to three to four months. Therefore, the recommended treatment is once every three to four months. Nonetheless, if your facial muscles begin to train themselves to contract less, the period of time for each treatment may be extended.

Do anti-wrinkle injections hurt?

Any injection can hurt, but the needles used for anti-wrinkle injections are very small, so pain is usually minimal. The area can be numbed with a topical anaesthetic cream or cold pack 10-20 minutes before the injections are given, so you may not feel much pain, if any.

Are anti-wrinkle Injection treatments safe?

Botulinum Toxin as a muscle relaxant has an excellent and long safety record of use in medicine. It has been used successfully in adults and children in a variety of medical conditions over the last 20 years. It has been used cosmetically to treat facial wrinkles for about 25 years and has become one of the most popular and frequently used cosmetic treatments.

How Long Do the Effects Last?

It can take about 2-14 days to see the full effects after the initial treatment. The cosmetic effects can last up to six months but typically range from three to four months. Eventually most people require re treatment as the wrinkles reappear. However, in some treated areas, the wrinkles may return less severe after repeated treatments as the unconscious muscle contraction habit is broken.

We offer all our patients a free two week follow up appointment to assess the effect of treatment and administer any further treatments if necessary.

Are there any side effects from anti-wrinkle injections?

Most people find that the injections cause only mild local pain and tenderness. Immediately after the injection there may be mild swelling at the injection site which usually subsides within 48 hours.  Slight bruising is also possible.  Side effects of these treatments are extremely rare.  Occasionally, the treatment may relax nearby muscle groups causing temporary drooping of the eyebrow or eyelids.  This may last for a few weeks but will resolve with time.  As with any medicine an allergic reaction may occur, this is however quite rare.  Conversely there may be some unintended benefits in some people such as easing of tension type headaches as the muscles in the forehead relax.

Botulinum toxin has been used for over 20 years and does not appear to cause any negative long-term effects. Once administered the toxin typically leaves the body within 3-4 days, although, as with any medical procedure, it is important to seek advice from a qualified professional beforehand.

How Often can I have treatments?

When the effect of the anti-wrinkle injection wears off the wrinkles will always return to their pre-treatment state.  Treatments can be repeated at a minimum of three-monthly intervals, but the effects may last longer for some individuals, especially if they have had previous treatments to the same area.

Cost of Anti-wrinkle Injections.

Anti-wrinkle injections – all prices include any corrections / top ups at 2-week review appointment

£210.00

1 area

£280.00

2 areas

£330.00

3 areas

from £280.00

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