"Wrinkle injections" is an anti-ageing treatment commonly used to help smooth the appearance of lines and wrinkles. This treatment improves wrinkles caused by muscular activity such as laughing, smiling and frowning.
Overtime, and specially after the age of 35, your face will naturally start to develop fine lines and wrinkles as collagen production decreases and the skin starts losing elasticity. Over exposure to sun, smoking, city living and stress can accelerate the ageing process leaving your skin with tired lines and wrinkles.
This is the most popular treatment to improve expression lines, it is a form of muscular relaxation that acts on targeted muscles. The treatment involves injections to specific areas of the face and is virtually painless. The procedure takes around 15 mins. This treatment gives you a fresher, more youthful appearance. The effect can last from 3 to 4 months.
How long does botox last after treatment?
In aesthetic use it depends on the strength of your muscles and the size of the muscle treated. The stronger and larger the muscle is, the more quickly it will overcome the effect of the botox. The maximum effect of muscle relaxion is about 2 months but effects will continue to be apparent for a period of 3 to 4 months before muscle strength returns.
Is Botox a toxin?
It was first discovered when it was produced by bacteria that grew in food that was not well preserved. Since then it has been purified and has a wide range of uses in the medical field. The dose used in cosmetic procedures is minute and has no effect on the rest of the body.
The most popular treatment to improve expression lines and give you a fresher and more youthful appearance.
How long does the procedure take?
Approximately 15 minutes is all the time required to complete the muscle relaxing procedure. It usually takes from 2 to 7 days for effects to become apparent and up to 7 days to see the full effect.
What happens when the effect of botox wears off?
Your expression lines will return gradually. If you choose to mantain the effect with muscle relaxants you will require repeat injections 2 to 3 times per year.