A cosmetic injection which when injected under the skin, reduce or relaxes and smooths the look of lines and wrinkles caused by repetitive movements on the face – most commonly, between the eyebrows, corner of the eye, chin folds, necklines, and horizontal forehead creases.
You may consider Wrinkle Reduction injections if you are developing lines and wrinkles on your face due to common facial movements. Depending on genetics, lines can appear on the face as early as your late twenties to as late as your early forties.
Wrinkle Reduction injections acts by temporarily reducing the underlying muscle contraction, thereby abolishing lines, and give a younger looking, wrinkle-free skin. The results that 11 million women and men experienced worldwide speak for its efficacy acceptance.
It can be repeated after 4 – 6 months.
How long will the treatment take? Will I see immediate results?
The entire treatment takes about 15 minutes. You will start to see the effects develop over the following fortnight.
Can I continue my day as normal after the treatment?
Most patients continue with their normal day without anybody noticing. It is important not to massage or rub the areas after treatment so we advise you not to have a facial or do vigorous exercise. We also recommend that you remain upright for 3-4 hours after your treatment.
How long do the results of Wrinkle Reduction injections last?
The muscle relaxation with Wrinkle Reduction injections lasts for 3 to 6 months. When the effect of Cosmetic wears or diminishes, (i.e., the muscles that contribute to these facial expression lines again become active and the lines gradually reappear) treatment can again be administered.
How does the skin appear afterWrinkle Reduction injections?
Immediately after treatment, the skin appears normal or there may be minimal redness and swelling at the treated sites. Occasionally, there can be mild bruising. If present, these changes resolve within a few hours to days. The skin feels normal and there is no unusual sensation.
When can I expect to see results after treatment?
Within 48 hours after treatment reduction in the muscle activity can be noticed. About two after treatment the maximal benefit is attained and continues for a few months.
Are there any limitations after treatment?
No. Immediately after the treatment you may resume all normal activities.
Is there any discomfort with treatment?
There is usually mild discomfort at the injection sites. This only lasts for a few seconds. Many patients choose to use a numbing cream on the skin prior to the injections, however, this is only seldom
Are there any risks or side effects?
Rarely. If Wrinkle Reduction injections should affect an adjacent muscle, it too may have reduced activity. This has been reported in about one per cent of those treated and if this does develop, the most change is some eyelid drooping. However, any such unwanted muscle relaxation would also be temporary. There are no reports of any injury to the eye when Wrinkle Reduction injections is administered to the muscles of the forehead.