Treatments with Botulinum Toxin Type A injections to relax facial wrinkles blocks muscular nerve signals. Because of this, the muscle weakens and can’t contract. Consequently, it results in diminished unwanted facial wrinkles.
Botulinum toxin can help smooth crow’s feet, forehead furrows, frown lines and skin bands on the neck.
At Aesthetic & Wellness, our Independent Nurse Prescriber is also able to offer facial rejuvenation. It involves facial sculpting by administering Botulinum Toxin Type A. Here are names of well-known wrinkle relaxing injections with Botulinum Toxin such as
Besides, the effects of wrinkle relaxing injections with Botulinum Toxin may last up to three to four months or more in some cases and should repeat to maintain the desired outcome. However, there is some mild swelling that will disappear after thirty minutes and rarely bruising.
The therapist will offer local topical anaesthetic cream if desired before Botulinum Toxin injections.
Botulinum toxin is a neurotoxin that relaxes muscles and reduces excessive secretions of the sweat glands (hyperhidrosis). Besides, botulinum toxin injections can be a simple and low-impact treatment for reducing facial wrinkles and signs of ageing.
Cosmetic use of Botulinum toxin is effective for relaxing vertical wrinkles between eyebrows, forehead wrinkles, smoker’s lip lines, bunny lines, crow’s feet and fallen corners of the mouth. Side effects are rare and temporal.
The wrinkle relaxing effect is noticeable after 3 to 5 days with maximal effect in 2 weeks time. Some clients may also need to come back for a ‘top-up’ if the desired effect is not achieved.
The effect of botulinum toxin is temporal and lasts approximately 3 to 4 months. Once the effect is gradually worn off over the period of several months, your wrinkles will return to the condition in which they were before treatment.