How do Anti-Wrinkle Injections Work?

Anti-wrinkle injections block signals from the nerves to the muscles. The injected muscle can no longer contract, which causes the wrinkles to relax and soften.  The Aesthetics Club has a harmonious approach when it comes to anti-wrinkle injections; we aim to subtly rejuvenate without compromising expression.

Is it safe to use Anti-Wrinkle Injections?

Anti-wrinkle injections are a very safe treatment for facial lines and wrinkles, it has been used in facial aesthetics for over 20 years. It is estimated one in 10 patients will have very small pinpoint bruises at the injection sites, which will settle in 3-5 days.

Where can anti-wrinkle injections be used?

It is most often used on forehead lines, frown lines and crow’s feet (lines around the eye), however other areas and conditions can be treated very effectively.

What can I expect from my treatment?

Anti-wrinkle injections are administered directly in the muscle and surrounding tissue, using a very small needle, each area usually has 5-8 injection points to create the desired look. The majority of patients report no pain to mild discomfort while having the treatment which is over very quickly; the treatment will take 10-15 minutes to complete.

When will I see the results of my treatment?

Botulinum toxin does not work immediately, it takes 3-5 days to see the effects of the treatment, the full effect will be seen 14 days post treatment. A top up can be administered if required.

How long will Botox last?

On average Botox will last  3-6 months, at this time we recommend having the treatment repeated to continue the desired effect. Over time less frequent Botox treatments will be required due to the muscle remaining relaxed for a prolonged period.