Will it hurt?
There is minimal discomfort, often being described as a small bite or sting that only lasts for a few seconds.
Is it safe?
People have been successfully using Anti-wrinkle injections in Australia and New Zealand for over 15 years, and over 25 years in the rest of the world. In the past medical practitioners have been using injectables to treat movement disorders in the eyes and face since 1993, and crossed eyes in New Zealand since 1991. For many years, it has been an approved treatment for children over 2 years of age with cerebral palsy. As an anti-aging treatment, Anti-wrinkle injections are now the most popular and safest non-invasive cosmetic procedure in the US.
Are there any side effects?
There are no known permanent side effects of Anti-wrinkle injections. Temporary effects could be tenderness and bruising of the treated area. Possible temporary eye problems include double vision, blurred vision, drooping or swollen eyelids, and dry eyes, but this affects less than 2% of people worldwide, and usually only lasts for a few weeks. Allergic reactions may include itching, rash, red welts, asthmatic symptoms, dizziness or feeling faint. However, these usually disappear within the first 48 hours. Inform your doctor if you have any side effect that does not seem to be fading soon after treatment.
Will my face be stiff or frozen after treatment?
It is a common myth that Anti-wrinkle injections will cause a face to appear frozen and stiff after treatment. You can expect to see some visible results immediately after treatment, but your face will not appear frozen, in fact it will look quite natural! Our Medical Staff will assure you will leave feeling fresh and relaxed, looking younger and natural.
How often should I need treatment?
2 to 3 days after treatment you will begin to see dramatic results, with the full effect showing 7 to 10 days later. The effects are temporary, but will last for several months, after which the procedure can be performed again. We recommend you consider having a treatment every 3 to 6 months to ensure a continuous youthful appearance.
Who should avoid using this treatment?
As with most drugs, women who are pregnant or breast feeding, and people with neuromuscular disorder should not be given Anti-wrinkle injections. People on antibiotics should consult with their doctor prior to receiving these injections.
What can I expect after treatment?
Our highly trained cosmetic technicians will give you specific aftercare instructions to follow, so that your recovery proceeds smoothly and effectively, without infection. However, unlike surgical facelifts, there is no downtime, and you are ready to get on with your day Immediately after your treatment.
You may feel some localized pain, have inflammation and swelling, tenderness, redness, and bleeding or bruising after the procedure. However this is usually localised to the injected area and generally disappears soon after leaving the clinic.
How much do Anti-Wrinkle injections cost?
Anti-wrinkle injection treatment costs are based on the number of units administered. A unit is a universal measuring system. There are a number of products available, and some require more units than others to achieve a similar results. Due to Australian Law, we are unable to state the name of the Anti-Wrinkle Injection treatments we offer, however at present we offer the two most reputable types of anti-wrinkle injections – type B and type D. In order to provide an accurate quote to achieve your desired result we will offer you a free consultation with one of our qualified cosmetic practitioners who will advise which product is best suited to your needs.