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Anti-Wrinkle Injections

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 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 process

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.

How much required to be injected per area?

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.

Post treatment

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.

When will I see results?

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.


The charge will vary depends on the type of injections you need. Here are the price list for injections in Chelsea Cosmetics:

  • 15 dollars for each unit of anti wrinkle injection.
  • 10 dollars for each unit of treating the overactive Masseter and for underarm excessive sweating.


  1. Muscular contractions, which may not cause wrinkles.
  2. Neuromuscular disorders.
  3. Known hypersensitivity to any ingredient in the formulation.
  4. Breastfeeding or pregnancy.
  5. Expectations of a patient which can be unrealistic.

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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