|Results Can Last||3 - 4 Months
|Treatment Duration||30 Mins
|Follow Up Appointment||2 - 3 Weeks
* Information above should only be used as a approximate guideline
Wrinkle Reduction with Botulinum Toxin A
Botulinum Toxin A is popularly known as ‘Botox®’ that are injections to relax the muscles in your face to smooth out lines and wrinkles,, such as crow's feet and frown lines.
These injection are not pernament as they usually last between 3-4 months
These injections can only be prescibed in a face-to-face consultation with a qualified medical practitioner , such as a Doctor, Dentist or a Nurse Prescriber. It si important that the person treating you is fully qualified and ensures your treatment is given safely.
The Botulumin Toxin treatment was orginally used by a Dr Jean Carruthers whilst treating people with blepherospasm, (uncontrolled blinking of the eye) and whilst the blinking improved many noticed their wrinkles became softer. Today is now a very successfully treatment for lines and wrinkles,.
Botulinum Toxin A (Boto®x) has been used for many years within the NHS treating children with Cerebral Palsy, Stroke Victims, Migraine suffers, and for excessive Bladder Control . Today now has a cosmetic licensed to treat the facial lines and wrinkles up to the age of 65 years. young .
You are unable to have the treatment:
if you have a skin infection
if your unwell in any way
If you suffer with a neuromusclur condition , such as Myasthenia Gravis, Muscular Dystrophy, M
Taking certain medications
if your pregnant, or breastfeeding
If you are having IVF treatment
What does the procedure involve:
You will have your photograph taken of the area's to be treated, and sign the consent form. Your face will be cleansed, ensuring all make up is removed. The botulumin toxin a will be injected into the muscles in your face with a very fine needle. You will be asked to move the muscles to ensure the best placement of the injections.
Following treatment you may see a small raised area on the skin that settles very quickly. Important to be aware you will not see results straight away . It takes about 2-3 dyas to start to work and full effect within 2-3 weeks . By using the latest techniques the wrinkle treatment can look very natural even after one treatment
Post treatment .
Do not rub or massage your face for 3 days
Avoid vigorous exercises for 2 days
No sunbathing or sunbeds for 2 days
Avoid facials, massages, dermaplanning, IPL and other facial treatments for 2 weeks.
As with any medicines Botulinum Toxin A does carry some risks. these are very smal and is important to ensure these are discussed fully at your consultaion :
You may experience a headach or flu-like symptoms for 24 hours
Swelling, redness or bruising may occur at the injection site
A frozen look - where you might not be able to move the muscles within your face. It has to be pointed out that some clients may like that look which is why a consultation is so important
Temporary weakness or droppiness fo your eyelid or eyebrow (Pstosis) This is Rare but If does happen contact the practitioner and advice will be given
Very rarely, serious problems such as blurred or double vision when treated around the eye area or breathing difficulties if the neck area is injected.
What to do if you have any problems
Please contact us immediately and we can arrange to see you .
Any serious problems such as breathing problems please call 999 or go straight to A+E department.
If you're looking for a Botulinum Toxin A / Botox® Specialist in Bristol you're in the right place.
Treatment result may vary from person to person.
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