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Timeless Beauty: Exploring the World of Anti Wrinkle Injections

Updated: Oct 4, 2023

What are anti wrinkle injections?


Anti wrinkle injections, also known as botulinum toxin type A, are a popular cosmetic treatment used to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines on the face. The active ingredient in anti wrinkle injections is a toxin derived from a bacterium known as Clostridium botulinum.


How do they work?


The injections are made of a purified protein that is injected into the muscle, blocking the nerve signals that cause them to contract. This causes the muscles to relax, which results in smoother, more youthful-looking skin.


What are the benefits?


The benefits of anti wrinkle injections include softening and smoothing of fine lines and wrinkles, restricting muscle movement to prevent deepening of lines and wrinkles, they can also be used to lift certain muscles of the face and improve asymmetries.


What areas can be treated?


Anti-wrinkle injections are typically used to treat wrinkles on the forehead, between the eyebrows, and around the eyes. However they can also be used to treat excessive sweating under the arms, hayfever symptoms, hypertrophic masseter muscles, and many other small muscles of the lower face.


How long will treatment with anti wrinkle injections last?


The injections are relatively quick with minimal pain, and the effects typically last for several months, depending on the individual, after which time the injections will need to be repeated to maintain the results.


What are the risks and side effects?


It's important to note that anti wrinkle injections should only be performed by a qualified and experienced medical professional, as there are risks associated with the procedure if it is not done correctly. These risks include flattening or raising of the eyebrows, drooping eyelid, inadvertently injecting the wrong muscle. Side effects can vary, but may include, pain, bruising, bleeding, infection, flu like symptoms, headaches and/or flushing.


How do I book an appointment for anti wrinkle injections?


You can book an appointment online through the website, www.aestheticsbylucy.com Alternatively you can book through instagram @aesthetics.by.lucy_ or send an email to aestheticsbylucyj@gmail.com



Woman getting cosmetic injection to forehead

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