More commonly known as Botox® (but that’s a brand name), anti-wrinkle injections are used to combat the signs of ageing by significantly reducing and often eliminating wrinkles on the face as well as opening the eyes area giving you a healthier more youthful appearance. The procedure at QWoman Clinic is quick and relatively painless, and results can last up to 6 months in some individuals.
What are the benefits of anti-wrinkle injections?
Significantly reducing and often eliminating wrinkles on the face as well as opening the eyes area giving you a healthier more youthful appearance.
How long does the procedure take?
10-20 mins depending in the number of areas to be treated.
How long do the results last?
Longevity of results varies from person to person. On average results last 3-4 months but with some people it is not uncommon to last 6 months.
What are anti-wrinkle injections?
Botulinum toxin type A, commonly known by the brand name Botox®, is a toxin that temporarily relaxes muscle function.
Will my face look completely frozen?
We will try to make you look as natural as possible without any movement, if that is your aesthetic goal. It is possible to minimise the frozen look by not raising the eyebrows to a startled (vampire) look. We want to you to look fresh and natural.
Are anti-wrinkle injections safe?
All aesthetic treatments carry a degree of risk, but these can be minimised with an experienced, skilled practitioner.
Common side effects include the following, which can last a few days post treatment:
- Swelling at injection site
- Headache sensation.
Uncommon adverse events include:
- Eyebrow or eyelid droop
Do anti-wrinkle injections get rid of deep wrinkles?
Unfortunately, some deep wrinkles are too deep in the skin to be smoothed out with anti-wrinkle injections, in these cases dermal filler is recommended.
Is having anti-wrinkle injections painful?
Anti-wrinkle injections are rarely considered painful. The majority of patients feel only a slight discomfort at most. After treatment, you may experience mild, localised redness, which will subside over a few hours.