Facial Lines and Wrinkle Treatments
Use of “Facial Line & Wrinkle Treatments” – forehead and Glabella lines
Facial Line & Wrinkle Treatment injections are now very popular – simply because it really does remove the tell-tale signs of ageing.
It is safe, quick and straightforward, and can be combined with other treatments such as Fillers (natural collagen) to give you the complete facial makeover ideal.
It works by relaxing the dynamic facial muscles that are responsible for facial wrinkles.
The main areas it is used for are the frown, eye and forehead areas. After a few painless injections you can carry on your normal day and wait for lines to soften over the next 3-5 days. This relaxed, fresher look will stay with you for 3-6 months.
Questions and Answers
What are (Facial Line & Wrinkle) injections used for?
It is used for treating frown lines, forehead furrows, eye lines (crow’s feet), lip (smoker) lines, down-turned mouths and dimple chins. It is also used for preventing excessive perspiration in underarms and hands.
Is it safe?
Yes, it has been approved by the FDA for cosmetic use and has been used for over 30 years without any known long-term problems.
How does it work?
The Facial Line & Wrinkle toxin blocks the nerve transmission to the muscles under the skin. Facial lines formed by the dynamic action of underlying muscles will then diminish or disappear.
Who is suitable for Facial Line & Wrinkle toxin?
It is suitable for most people apart from those who are pregnant or breast feeding.
Are Facial Line & Wrinkle injections painful?
Not really, most people only experience a mild temporary discomfort.
How will I look after the treatment?
There is a slight redness immediately after, which settles within a few hours. Application of ice helps and it is easily covered with makeup.
What can and can’t I do after the treatment?
Within 4 hours of the treatment people are advised not to do vigorous exercise, drink excessive alcohol or lie down flat. Otherwise life can carry on as normal.
When will I notice a difference?
It starts to work in about 3-5 days. The greatest effect is seen after about 1-2 weeks.
How long will it last?
3-6 months depending on each individual’s own response. Repeat treatments have been shown to last longer.
Does it leave my face numb?
No. There is no sensation change to your skin.
What are the side-effects?
It is a very safe treatment. However, side-effects can occur but are rare. They can include slight bruising at the injection site, slight drooping of the eyelid which would only last for a week or so, and headaches.
Will it ‘freeze my face’ and leave me expressionless?
No, definitely not. Our training enables us to minimize any possible loss of facial expression by injecting specific muscles responsible for the wrinkles.