Anti-Wrinkle Injections (Botox)
As we age. Our face starts developing wrinkles and fine lines. In some people, the effect of ageing is more prominent and dominating which gives an older appearance as compared to other people of the same age. Factors that increase wrinkles, especially in the upper face include excessive repetitive expression such as habits of frowning and raising of the eyebrows. Other factors such as prolonged sunlight exposure leads to excessive squinting leading to early development of lines around the eyes called crow’s feet. Thanks to the advancement in medicine and discovery if new non-surgical aesthetic treatments, it has become quite easy to alleviate and reduce the signs of ageing by using Botox treatment.
Botox is neuropeptide approved by FDA for use in aesthetic treatments. These wrinkle relaxing injections have been extensively used for treating wrinkles, fine line and for reduction of exaggerated facial features. Millions of treatments using Botox have been performed in the USA & UK. It’s been used for treating numerous ailments for more than two decades. Due to its property of neural inhibition Botox injections offer safe, highly effective, quick acting and easy treatment option for variety of conditions not just for cosmetic treatments but for other different medical conditions.
Dermal fillers are injectable products either synthetic or natural which are used to help restore volume or fill in various lines around the face. They are injected under the skin to give a more youthful or enhanced look. Dermal fillers generally take 30 – 45 minutes to administer. Your medical practitioner will discuss your thoughts and assess your face to decide on the best treatment plan for you. They will then determine the injection site to achieve the best results for you. Topical anaesthetic is generally applied 30 minutes before the treatment. Your practitioner will then administer the dermal fillers through several injections. You can initially feel the initial injection but the procedure shouldn’t be painful as most dermal injections contain lidocaine products. You can return to work or day to day activities immediately.