Today anti-wrinkle injections have been recognized as an effective treatment plan for lines and fine wrinkles in areas that can include the:
•The frown lines located between the area of the eyes
•Bunny lines around the nose
•Eyes- brow lift or crow’s feet
What Are Anti-Wrinkle Injections?
The anti-wrinkle injections are made of purified and complex proteins that are produced by a bacteria known as Clostridium Botulinum from the A strain. Reputable clinics that use these injections typically used the original which is produced by Allergan and avoid using generic based products.
How Do Anti-Wrinkle Injections Work?
Minute amounts of the bacteria in a fluid form are injected directly into the muscle tissue. This results in blocking receptors which respond to impulses that come from the nerves. It, therefore, relaxes these muscles which provide the area of the face with a wrinkle free and relaxed appearance. The process of relaxing fine muscles in the facial area translates into wrinkle reduction. These injections are only designed to work on the dynamic wrinkles and not on the static lines.
The usage of these types of injections in medical fields has started to grow. Today these injections are also used in the treatment of:
•Hyperhydrosis which is excessive sweating of the axillae and palms
How Long Do Anti-Wrinkle Injections Last?
Results from anti-wrinkle injections usually become visible within 7 to 14 days after the treatment, while the effects of these injections have been estimated to last from 4 to 6 months. However, the duration on how long the anti-wrinkle injections will last is largely client-specific. Larger quantities and repeat treatment of these injections in most cases will increase how long the effects last.
It is important to know that the results and longevity may be affected by certain medications. The drugs that increase basal metabolic rates and fat burners will decrease the duration of how long the results last. It is also advisable to make use of superior face products in order to enhance the overall effects of the treatment.
Are Anti-Wrinkle Injections Safe?
Anti-wrinkle injections derived from Allergen are associated with an outstanding safety profile. This particular product has been used for more than 20 years in association to the medical fields in regards to the treatments of ophthalmological and neurological conditions such as muscle spasms and migraines. To date, there are more than 2000 published trials that appear in more than 60 countries that have highlighted how safe this product is.
However, there may be contraindications for individuals who:
•Breastfeeding or pregnant
•Suffer from types of neuromuscular diseases
•The person often experiences cold sores that are active
•Individuals who use blood thinners such as Warfarin
It is vital that an experienced physician is chosen as well as to follow up with the post-treatment instructions provided.
Side Effects Of Anti-Wrinkle Injections
•For 20 minutes after the treatment, some patients experience bruising, swelling and transient redness around the actual site of the injection
•Headaches which can occur within the first twelve hours after the injections
•Ptosis which is drooping of the upper eyelids which are an extremely rare type of side effect
It is advisable to avoid rubbing or scratching the area that was injected directly after the treatment. It is also advisable that the patient does not lie down at least 4 hours after the treatment or to exercise for at least 24 hours. The patient can however still use their usual skin care routine such as cleansers, toners, and moisturizers as well as apply makeup.
Rachel Gregory, a qualified nurse, and owner of Euphoria Cosmedic: Anti-Wrinkle Injections Gold Coast is available to answer your questions. Contact her on 07 5514 0614 for information and treatment bookings.