Wrinkle Relaxing Injections
Wrinkle Relaxing Injections are commonly requested treatments that continue to uphold their popularity and are aimed at targeting ‘animation’ lines and wrinkles on the face and chest.
They are successful in delivering youthful rejuvenation to one’s appearance, creating a fresher, brighter look to the treated area.
At a glance
Reduced fine lines and wrinkles
3 - 4 months
Fine lines and wrinkles are a common result of the ageing process. The skin naturally contains two products: collagen and elastin.
These naturally occurring elements work to keep the skin’s structure firm and full, with the ability to stretch and contract.
As we get older the collagen and elastin can start to reduce and the body becomes a little less efficient in continuing their production as quickly as before. This results in the structure of the skin losing elasticity and strength, therefore allowing the muscles to leave a visible permanent mark on the skin itself which from temporary, becomes permanent and visible not only on animation, but also at rest.
A variety of areas can be affected in the mid, upper or lower face, seeing the following conditions being complained about:
- Forehead lines
- Crows feet / Laughter lines
- Nasolabial folds
- Marionette creases
- Frown lines
- Vertical lip lines
People affected by any of these concerns can often feel unhappy with their appearance, feeling that they have taken on an aged look. Treating these complaints with wrinkle relaxing injections can create a smoother appearance to the skin and help to improve self-confidence by temporarily pausing the ageing process.
A pre-treatment consultation with Mr. Marando will assess your concerns and discuss your intended outcomes. A bespoke treatment plan will be put together, that takes a personalised approach to your condition, and Mr. Marando will be able to tailor the most appropriate techniques for you.
This treatment is a non-invasive procedure that uses fine needles to administer a collection of injections to the concerning area. The injections contain Botulinum Toxin, a product that is FDA approved and aims to relax the muscles under the skin, gently softening the lines and smoothing out the creases to reduce their appearance. As an experienced injector, Mr. Marando will ensure the appropriate amount of Botulinum Toxin is administered in accordance with the individual degree of concern.
This comfortable treatment will not pose any interference to your day and you should be able to continue with your activities as normal very soon after treatment. It is possible that having this treatment will go unnoticed, but if any slight bruising does occur, then it can easily be concealed with make-up.
The results from this treatment can be seen very quickly. Deeper set lines and wrinkles should seea subtle improvement with finer lines also reduced, if not completely eradicated. Botulinum Toxin is a product that will ease off, so results will be temporary. If you are not happy with the results you have the comfort of knowing it will not last, but if you are then it may be necessary for you to arrange a treatment plan that can ensure you retain your youthful looks for a much longer time.
Reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles using injections containing Botulinum Toxin can produce naturally subtle results that deliver rejuvenating restoration to the face and chest, for a more youthful appearance.
As Botulinum Toxin is a product that relaxes the muscles, it is also an effective treatment in successfully improving excessive sweating. A condition that affects the hands, feet or underarms, excessive sweating can be a visually problematic condition that may cause embarrassment to the sufferer as it can produce damp patches on clothing and can be also accompanied by odour. The relaxing properties that Botulinum Toxin delivers to the muscles, helps to alleviate over stimulation of the sweat glands, thus slowing down the production of sweat. Mr. Marando is always available for any post-treatment advice, and will ensure he will answer any further questions or concerns at any time, following the procedure.
Am I suitable for this treatment?
This treatment is usually requested by people over the age of 30, when the effects of ageing are starting to take place. If you have developed lines and wrinkles on your forehead, around the eyes, mouth or on the chest or may have developed jowls, then you could be suitable for Wrinkle Relaxing Injections. The most effective results occur in someone whose wrinkles are not too deep set and someone who has a fairly good skin structure, with realistic expectations in mind.
How safe is this treatment?
This treatment is a frequently requested procedure that is not seeing a decrease in its popularity. The methods of application have been designed with safety in mind and common practice ensures practitioners are very familiar with the execution of the treatment. The product Botulinum Toxin has FDA approval, with product safety being included in this award. It is important to note that as a temporary dissolvable product, any dissatisfaction is not permanent.
Is it painful?
This treatment has been described by patients as being of little or no discomfort. It might be possible that a slight stinging sensation is felt when the injections are initially administered, but this is described as being very short lived. If you would prefer, a numbing cream can be applied to the treatment area before the procedure takes place and there should be no discomfort that continues after the procedure has been performed.
Are there any side effects or risks?
Some slight bumps may occur where the injection was administered, but these will go down in a couple of days. The bumps may be accompanied by some very slight bruising, but this too will disappear over a few days and can be covered with make-up if you wish. There should be no adverse side effects that occur as a result of undergoing this treatment, however Mr. Marando will ensure he has fully informed you of any risks that may be associated.
How much downtime is usually needed?
This treatment does not usually incur any downtime, as it does not interfere with your ability to carry out daily activities. You will be able to pick up your day where you left it and you will not be required to take any time off work as a result.
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