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What are Anti Wrinkle Injections?
Anti wrinkle injections or ' Botox' as they are commonly called is short for Botulinum Toxin which is naturally occurring protein which relaxes muscles, thereby temporarily smoothing out wrinkles. Botox is a prescription only medicine and should only prescribed by qualified practitioners such as Doctors, Dentists or prescribing Nurses after careful and complete medical assessment. It is the treatment of choice for people who have forehead lines, frown lines or wrinkles around their eyes which they wish to reduce. You will begin to notice a visible smoothing of your forehead, crow’s feet lines and frown lines between your eyebrows.
Assessment - 15mins
Procedure time- 30 mins estimated
Cost- 1 area:£170, 2 areas: £240, 3 areas: £290
Anaesthesia- Not needed as it only causes mild discomfort
Back to work- Immediate estimated
Results - 7- 14 days
Duration of result- 3-4 months
Complications- Possibility of allergic reaction,bruising, swelling,infection,drooping of muscles
Not suitable for pregnant and breast feeding women, infected injection sites, neuro muscular disorders, allergy to ingredients
What is Dermal Filler?
Dermal filler or Facial filler is a naturally-occurring gel that is injected into the face to smooth wrinkles and folds. It is used remove folds on the skin , especially near mouth and nose, to smooth out scars or dents in the face and to define and enhance lips. Injectable Hyaluronic Acid gel adds volume to the skin, plumping it out giving the appearance of a smoother surface. We use Juvéderm® which is is the leading facial filler available on the market and comes with a local anaesthetic which makes the process relatively painless. Dermal fillers are safe when they are administered by a Medical professional after full assessment.
Assessment - 15mins
Procedure time - 30mins approximately
Cost - £200 for 0.55ml Juvaderm Ultra2 or £350 for 1ml Juvaderm Ultra2 based on need
Anaesthesia - Topical will be applied. Also, Juvaderm contains Lidocaine which is an anaesthetic
Back to work- 6 hrs to a day estimated
Results - Immediately visible, but may take 7-10 days for full improvement
Duration of result- 6-9 months approximately
Complications - Infection, swelling, bruising, asymmetry of face
Not suitable for pregnant and breast feeding women and those with severe allergies