Facial Rejuvenation with Antiwrinkle Injections – Port Macquarie and Sydney

The Liquid Face Lift” – Antiwrinkle Injections

Our face is the first part of our body people notice and first impressions can be lasting. With the process of aging written all over our faces, it is common for both men and women to seek ways to rejuvenate and refresh their appearance. This may range from the use of beauty products that promise to restore a youthful complexion, to the use of facial peels, and products such as Antiwrinkle Injection and Dermal Fillers.

Antiwrinkle Injection is often referred to as an anti-wrinkle, wrinkle reduction or muscle relaxant treatment. It is a neurotoxin  the clinical use of which is the result of more than 100 years study. The quantities used cosmetically to effectively treat facial wrinkles are not sufficient to cause any systemic harm (to cause harm several thousand units would be required).

Antiwrinkle Injection works by blocking nerve impulses to a muscle, thereby inhibiting the muscles ability to contract causing lines and wrinkles. By inhibiting the muscle movement, lines are smoothed and diminished, resulting in a more youthful appearance. Facial lines and wrinkles that are typically treated include the Glabellar lines (vertical frown lines between the eyebrows that look like the number ‘11’), crows feet (wrinkles around the outer corners of the eye) or forehead worry lines.

The use of Antiwrinkle Injection is not an exact science; the appropriate treatment or dose for one person may differ from another person, very much depending on skin type, depth of lines and frequency of muscle movement. When receiving Antiwrinkle Injection, it is important to discuss this with the Cosmetic Surgeon so you understand and consent to the quantity and placement of the Antiwrinkle Injection treatment. Some Cosmetic Surgeons take the conservative approach, starting with a smaller amount and monitoring effectiveness, rather than starting with a large amount that may not have been required in the first instance. Some clinics charge per unit of Antiwrinkle Injection so you pay for exactly the amount you receive. Some clinics charge per area, for example, the brow area. Some clinics provide free consultation, but then often a client feels obligated to pursue treatment. Other clinics will have a consultation fee, but this will be waived in the event you pursue treatment with the product costs being the only fee.

Individual results with Antiwrinkle Injection may vary between clients. Optimal results are usually seen by 2 weeks post treatment, but some clients will start to see results within 2-3 days of treatment. On some occasions, an adjustment dose may be required as you and the Cosmetic Surgeon find the quantity that works best for you to achieve maximum effectiveness.

The effects of Antiwrinkle Injection last initially for 3 – 4 months before clients begin to notice the return of muscle activity. Subsequent Antiwrinkle Injections often result in longer lasting results as the muscles atrophy and weaken over time. A common misconception about Antiwrinkle Injections is that it is addictive. Clients decide whether or not to return for further treatments. However, the overwhelming majority of clients enjoy the results and their rejuvenated, refreshed appearance and thus seek to maintain their results.

Antiwrinkle Injection is a medical treatment and should only be performed or supervised by a qualified Cosmetic Surgeon. Prior to treatment, the Cosmetic Surgeon should fully discuss with you your medical history and answer any questions or concerns you may have about treatment. There are some medications and conditions which can make you an unsuitable candidate for Antiwrinkle Injection, so it is important to disclose your medical history, including any medications, vitamins and herbal treatments you may be taking. Such products as aspirin or ibuprofen, for example, cause blood thinning that increases the likelihood of bleeding and/or bruising after treatment. Antiwrinkle Injection treatment typically takes 10 to 30 minutes. Techniques such as the use of a small needle and ice packs help to minimise discomfort.

Complications of Antiwrinkle Injection include localised pain, discomfort, tenderness, inflammation, redness, bleeding and/or bruising. In inexperienced or untrained hands, there is the risk of complications such as eyelid droop or a down turned mouth.

Men and women are choosing to have Antiwrinkle Injection in order to achieve a rejuvenated, refreshed and youthful appearance.

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