Wrinkle Reduction

Botox / Wrinkle Reduction in Harley Street London W1 and St Albans

Botox wrinkle reducing treatments are injections to cause the muscles to relax that, helps reduce wrinkles.

  • What is it?
    Tiny injections of Botox are administered by the cosmetic surgeon or aesthetic Doctor, directly into the muscles that cause lines and wrinkles, this temporarily reduces the contractions of the muscles that cause wrinkles. By relaxing the muscles, the overlying skin becomes smoother. These treatments have delivered safe, effective long term results with minimal swelling or redness and have a proven track record for effectiveness.
  • What areas can be treated?
    The most common areas for Botox treatments are frown lines of the forehead and around the eyes.
  • Can Botox Treatment be used for excessive sweating?
    Yes it may also be used to treat excessive sweating. This is known as Hyperhidrosis.
  • How long do results last?
    Results can vary and can last up to four months. Generally, most people can expect three months of improvement. Treatments are offered every few months for maintenance. .
  • Will there be any downtime?
    You may resume normal activities immediately. Vigorous exercise or laying flat may be restricted for a few hours following treatment. Your surgeon or Aesthetic Doctor will advise you.
  • Are there any side effects?
    Side effects, if they occur are usually temporary and mild to moderate, and are typically linked to the injections e.g. pain on injection, redness, swelling etc

In very rare cases, the spread of botulinum toxin into nearby muscles is possible when high doses are injected, hence the need to see a specialist in this field.

 

  • What are the alternative treatments?
    Alternative treatment s are skin resurfacing, which includes many types of laser therapies and chemical peels.
  • Is additional treatment necessary?
    Generally, after three to four months, the effect will begin to fade and facial features will gradually return to their former state. Maintenance treatments are necessary to keep the effect for longer periods of time.

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