Most women will aim for a young and wrinkle-free face in order to pursue an ultimate beauty.
Wrinkles appear due to a variety of factors. Besides ageing issue, skin care routine and lifestyle may contribute to creating fine lines. We barely realize the cause until it was too late to take some actions.
The latest technology allows you to have a rejuvenated and younger face by removing the wrinkles and fine lines as we age. Various choices are available these days, you can even adjust the treatment to the level of your wrinkles.
While you still got time, fine lines can be minimized through several non-surgical treatments. The aim is to prevent them creating deeper and bigger lines which will stay permanently, and you will need to undergo more intensive treatments by then.
About Anti-Wrinkle Injections
Anti-wrinkle injections are used to relaxes wrinkle-causing muscles, hence it creates a smoother and improved appearance.
It has been used in medical industry for more than 20 years worldwide. This kind of injections have been through comprehensive clinical trials, published studies and extensive clinical practice to be proven safe then used on people.
The results can be seen within a few days, as the muscles treated start relaxing in a couple of days and attain maximum ease within 7-14 days. As the effect of the injections starts to subside after about three months, you will notice that the effects start to fade away.
You may experience a very little discomfort during the treatment. However, the procedure will be quick and it does not require the anaesthetic procedure. You can continue your activities after the treatment done. Some patients report minor discomfort for a few seconds at the time needle is administered. Please note that bruising may occur in some cases; however, it can be concealed with makeup and will fade away eventually.
It is recommended to use your facial expression for 2 hours after the injection to get better results and not to exercise the same day as that could affect the results.
Our highly experienced team of surgeons at Chelsea Cosmetics understand your concerns and can determine which anti-wrinkle injections most fits your needs. We take all necessary precautions before any procedure is conducted to ensure we minimise or eliminate all risks. Chelsea Cosmetics has to offer superior post-operative care to ensure you are looked after and receive all the needed support.
If you are considering in getting the treatment, give our anti-wrinkle injections Melbourne team a call now: (03) 8822 3472
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Why Choose Chelsea Cosmetics?
Most Advanced Technologies
We always look for the most advanced technology all over the world and we pioneered Stem cells/ fat transplant, Skin Mesotherapy gun and Plasma pen fibroblast treatment.
Dr Mark Attalla has a 10+ years experience in comsetic surgery. All the patients are examined well for their suitability for surgeries and all the required tests are done before surgery.
We also pride ourselves with keeping up to date with the ever changing cosmetic industry. Continuous learning is the only way we can provide the latest and most effective procedures.
How it Works
It works by blocking the electric stimulation at the nerve endings that control muscle movement. Once it is injected, it will prevent the muscles to contract and result in a muscle relaxation after about three days.
The process will create a smooth rejuvenated appearance of the overlying skin, the result can last about three to six months. It is best to start the treatment before your muscle comes completely in action.
Types of Wrinkles
A. Dynamic wrinkles – early wrinkles
As skin ages, it loses its flexibility and is no longer able to spring back in place. This will then leave permanent features on your face. Facial movements and expressions, such as squinting or smiling, lead to fine lines and wrinkles. Each time you use a facial muscle, a groove forms beneath the surface of the skin.
As the muscles in our body start contracting, the overlying skin that is attached to them starts gathering and developing the underlying facial muscles. This causes wrinkles to appear creating crow’s feet, smile lines and makes you look frowning more often due to the lines on your forehead.
The mild loss of volume and collagen cover which will let muscle coverage during relaxation and create deeper wrinkles while making the contraction, this type of wrinkles are called as Dynamic Wrinkles.
In order to remove this type of wrinkles, you will need an anti wrinkle treatment which involves injections in the procedure. It works to temporarily decrease muscle movement for roughly 3-4 months and prohibits wrinkles from forming.
B. Static wrinkles – late wrinkles
Severe loss of localized collagen creates deeper lines and wrinkles which called Static Wrinkles. The best treatment for this type of wrinkles will be a combination of dermal fillers and anti wrinkle injection.
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Most Popular FAQs
Anti wrinkle injection is measured in units. One unit of anti wrinkle injection refers to the biological activity of this medication.
Note: Male usually requires more units than females or even double the number of units to treat their facial muscles.
Anti wrinkle injection causes muscle relaxation of the injected area, the results will be seen within 3 – 5 days after the procedure. The full effects may not be seen for two weeks.
Common adverse effects may occur, including pain, mild bruising, mild headache and infection. Other side-effects like droopy eyelids and droopy eyebrows is also possible even though it rarely happens.
- Muscular contractions, which may not cause wrinkles.
- Neuromuscular disorders.
- Known hypersensitivity to any ingredient in the formulation.
- Breastfeeding or pregnancy.
- Expectations of a patient which can be unrealistic.
It is hard to draw a line for a starting point for antiwrinkle injection because many factors could affect the decision including racial, stress, occupation etc
Antiwrinkle injection can be used to treat already established dynamic (expression) wrinkles and also it is advisable to start it early for prevention as early as mid twenties. It is recommended to start not later than the age of 30 years.
Effect of treatment usually lasts up to four months when it is used on facial muscles and gradually decreases over time. There is evidence regular treatment at 4 monthly intervals provides better and longer lasting results. .If at any time you stop your treatments, your muscles do not become worse, they return back to normal muscles and to how they were before the treatment.
Treatments are quick and simple. We have the facility of using numbing cream if the patient is needle phobic or have very low pain tolerance and also we use a special vibrating pen to distract the client from the pain during the injection. Using a few extremely ultra fine needles inject a very small amount of the product. It is not painful and anaesthetic is rarely required.
The procedure only takes a few minutes. The results will usually begin to be noticed after 2-3 days with the maximum effect occurring within 2 weeks after the treatment.
We have noticed that active people or people who exercise on regular bases can consume fillers and antiwrinkle injections faster than others.
No published explanation, but perhaps with increased overall muscular activity, there is an increase in communication between muscles and nerves that overcomes the blockade that antiwrinkle injection.
Wrinkle injections are such a popular treatment because they are a very safe and effective non-surgical method of facial rejuvenation. The treatment is quick, safe, and lasts for many months. The aim of the treatment is to create a natural look that appears less worried, tired and stressed. Patients typically find that wrinkle injections give them an improved and refreshed, younger appearance.
The doses of the product used for cosmetic purposes are very low called a unit which is even a fraction of a milligram and among the millions of patients treated with this product every year, there has still been no reports of long term side effects to the cosmetic doses.
The most common wrinkle areas that we treat are lines around the eyes (crows feet lines) in the outer side of the eyes, frown tines across the forehead and lines in the glabella between the brows (stress lines), smile lines on the side of the cheek, chin dimples or crease, bunny lines on the upper or mid part of the dorsum of the nose, droopy brows can be lifted using antiwrinkle injection or dermal fillers, marionette lines can be softened by antiwrinkle injection as well as gummy smile, neck wrinkles can be addressed or even neck lift can be achieved by antiwrinkle injection which is called Nefertiti beck lift.
Wrinkle injections have very few side effects and if they happen to occur they are usually minor and related to the area that was injected. Some minor side effects include redness, pinpoint swelling and bruising. In most cases, these side effects disappear within hours after the injections.
In general, the product we use for wrinkle injections has an extremely good safety profile and no long term side effects have been reported. In very rare cases a droopy eyelid or brow could happen. This side effect is not permanent and lasts only for few weeks. Patient should report it to the medical practitioner to get the proper treatment for it. Usually a special eye drops can be used to decrease the heaviness of the eye lid should the droopy eye lid happen.
Normal activities can be resumed immediately after your treatment. Make-up can be applied over the area an hour after the treatment if necessary. No exercises or lying flat for 4-6 hours and no massage to the treatment area for 24 hours after the treatment and also to avoid strenuous exercise resulting in sweating for the day of treatment.
Anti wrinkle injection can be used in other conditions like:
- People suffered paralysis of facial nerve, these patient experience tighter muscles and uneven facial expression. Anti wrinkle injection can help to make their facial expression almost even.
- People with bruxism, These patients have teeth grinding problem and that leads to masseter muscle hypertrophy. Injecting antiwrinkle regularly in the massester makes it much weaker and patient suffers less gridding.
- Hyperydrosis is a condition where the patients have excessive sweating. Most commonly underarms which makes the patient very conscious about the condition. Injecting antiwrinkle injection in the area helps to decrase the seating in the area for up to 8-9 months.
All of our wrinkle injections are performed by medical practitioners or a trained nurse under supervision who are fully registered and experienced in the procedure.