Anti Wrinkle Injections
Anti Wrinkle Injections will give you a rejuvenated, younger looking skin. You don’t necessarily require surgery to reduce the appearance of wrinkles.
“Make my skin look youthful without resorting to invasive measures. I want to age well!”
Wrinkles are part of the ageing process. They can be attributed to sun damage, the effects of gravity and muscle contraction resulting from facial expressions such as frowning and laughing, extreme weather conditions whereby pollutants can accelerate skin ageing over time, poor nutrition will also eventually show up on your skin and poor sleep patterns create a dull uneven skin tone. A well rested face will appear rosy, plump and fresh.
The effects of gravity represents natural sagging of tissue and is generally only improved by surgical tightening procedures or dermal fillers. Wrinkles caused by muscle contraction such as frown lines, forehead lines and crow’s feet, can be improved and treated.
At Australian Wellness & Cosmetic Institute, we can also treat excessive sweating of the armpits and palms of the hands.
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Everything you need to know
Anti-wrinkle treatments are injected directly into the muscles that cause the wrinkles, using a very small needle. Several injections are usually needed at specific sites, depending on the area treated. When used to treat excessive sweating in the armpits, anti-wrinkle treatments are injected directed into the axillary skin. Localised discomfort and bruises can occur, but no sedation or local anaesthesia is generally required. Normal activities can be resumed immediately.
Usual anti wrinkle treatment is performed on the face in particular depends on the are of concern to the patient i.e forehead, frown lines or crows feet. your practitioner will advise you haw many units of anti wrinkle is required to achieve the desired results and the price is charged based on per unit.
Anti-wrinkle treatments usually takes effect 24-72 hours after injection, with maximum effect at about 1 to 2 weeks.
Its effects generally last for approximately 3-4 months. When injected into the muscles that are responsible for expression wrinkles, it gives the face a more relaxed and smoother appearance.
Sometimes longer lasting effects (9-12 months) are seen after treatment of excessive sweating. When a gradual fading of treatment effect is noticed you may return to have another treatment.
Whilst anti-wrinkle treatments can be very effective in reducing wrinkles due to muscle contractions, it has no effect in reducing the fine lines on the face caused by sun damage, and lines due to sagging of facial skin.
In those patients with very heavy lines, repeated treatments may be needed for maximum effect. Too frequent or excessive dosing of Botox may lead to a patient’s resistance to treatment due to antibody formation and anti-wrinkle treatment may exaggerate any facial asymmetry.
The use of anti-wrinkle treatments is contraindicated in people with neuromuscular disorders such as myasthenia gravis, those who are taking certain muscle relaxants and antibodies such as aminoglycosides, pregnant or breast feeding women, those with infection or inflammation at the proposed site of injections and bleeding disorders.
No severe complications after cosmetic use of anti-wrinkle treatments has been reported in the literature.
Very rarely excessive weakening of the target muscles and paresis of adjacent muscles can occur, resulting in facial weakness. This is self-limiting. When injecting above the eyebrows, upper eyelid ptosis or slight drooping may occur but only 1 in 100. This can be corrected with eye drops but will also improve as the effects of the anti-wrinkle treatment wears off.
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