Anti Wrinkle Injections

Anti Wrinkle Injections

Anti wrinkle injections (wrinkle relaxers), are the most effective treatment option for treating lines and wrinkles. They temporarily stop the muscle from contracting and forming lines and wrinkles and leading to a more relaxed and refreshed look. So if you are looking for anti-wrinkle injections in Double Bay, Sydney come and visit Dr Sonia for a personalised treatment plan.

FAQs

WHAT AREAS CAN BE TREATED

Upper face-

Most commonly people request anti-wrinkle injections for the upper face- the horizontal lines of the forehead, the frown lines which are the lines between the eyebrows and then the crows feet which are the lines around the eyes.

Mid face-

Bunny lines are lines which form when scrunching the nose also nasal tip injections and treating ‘gummy smile’

Lower face-

Treating a downturned mouth, lip flip, smoker’s lines which are lines around the mouth dimpling of the chin

Specialised areas such as masseter muscle which is used for chewing can be treated to help slim the face or be used to stop teeth grinding.

Neck-

The neck lines in a Nefretiti lift can be used to smooth out the vertical bands in the neck and also to help define the jawline. Necklace lines and decolletage can also be addressed.

What do I need to know before anti- wrinkle injections

Prior to undergoing anti-wrinkle injections a comprehensive consultation is crucial. As each individual face is unique Dr Sonia will discuss a tailor made treatment plan for you.

Aftercare will also be discussed at the appointment. Certain activities may cause the injection to spread to other areas so it is best to avoid exercise, hot baths, saunas, facials, touching the face, eyebrow wax or treatments for that day.

How long does it take to notice a result from anti-wrinkle treatment?

You should start to see the effects within a few days to a week but the full effect can take up to 2 weeks.

How long will the treatment last?

The effects typically last 3 to 6 months, after which you may need to undergo another treatment to maintain the results.

 

What are the potential side effect?

Temporary redness, swelling and bruising at the injection site may occur. In rare cases muscle weakness in nearby muscles may occur and will be discussed if relevant to the individual at the time of consultation.