WHAT CAN ANTI-WRINKLE INJECTIONS DO FOR ME?
Anti-Wrinkle Injections are a simple, non-surgical treatment that can smooth deep wrinkles and create a naturally fresh and healthy look. Your doctor can specifically target facial muscles responsible for unwanted wrinkles to stop them from repetitively creasing the skin. This allows wrinkles like frown-lines, forehead lines, crows feet or “bunny lines” to soften, giving you a calm, healthy and younger look.
WHAT ARE ANTI-WRINKLE INJECTIONS?
Anti-Wrinkle Injections are now the most commonly performed cosmetic procedure in the world with over 1 million patients having had it for Cosmetic Purposes. It is a simple, non-surgical treatment that produces dramatic results with no downtime. The result can be a naturally smooth and healthy face free from wrinkles.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Anti-Wrinkle Injections work by locally blocking the communication between nerves and muscles. This results in the gentle immobilization of muscles for about 3-5 months. There is no killing of cells, nerves or muscles. In fact, after the initial injection, there is no unnatural sensation from the immobilized muscle at all. No tingling, no stinging and definitely no pain.
WHAT OUR ANTI-WRINKLE INJECTIONS TREATMENTS ARE NOT
Anti-Wrinkle Injections are a revolution in cosmetic medicine but it isn't magic. It will not radically change your appearance or make you look like you have had a radical face lift. It does not freeze your facial expressions. It acts to soften them and only works where you want it to. Anti-Wrinkle Injections does not travel through the body and does not remain in your body indefinitely.
WHAT ABOUT SAFETY?
Anti-Wrinkle Injections are now the most popular cosmetic medical procedure in the world. In 2004 alone, over 2.8 million cosmetic treatments were carried out. Anti-Wrinkle Injections also forms an important part of the treatment regime for treating ophthalmologic disorders and rehabilitating children with cerebral palsy. The safety profile is impressive, the risks are very low and well documented and the results speak for themselves.
WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS OF ANTI-WRINKLE INJECTION?
There have been no permanent side effects reported for Anti-Wrinkle Injections treatments. In the tiny quantities used for Cosmetic uses the main side effects are some minor bruising or swelling around the injection site. These are easily covered with make up. In some rare cases patients can develop a heavy eyelid that will pass after 4-5 weeks and can be treated by you Doctor.
KIORA ANTI-WRINKLE COURSES
Anti-Wrinkle Therapy is an ongoing course. Our Cosmetic Doctors take the time to fully discuss with you all of your concerns and the potential aesthetic outcomes you can achieve through our anti-wrinkle courses. Each patient is given a benchmark neuromuscular examination before embarking on a course of Anti-Wrinkle Injections. The effects of each course of treatment are tracked through our digital photographic medical database so we can gradually work with you, our valued patient, to achieve the look desired. At Kiora we are confident we can offer you an anti-wrinkle course that enhances your look rather than changing it completely.
* Amount of Anti-Wrinkle Injections used will depend upon the size of the muscle and depth of the wrinkles. Typically 15-30 units per area are needed. Your doctor will determine the most appropriate dosage to achieve the desired effect.