• Dr. Naureen Akhtar General Practitioner MBBS,MRCGP,DRCOG

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Everything You Wanted To Know About Wrinkle reduction treatment , But Were Afraid To Ask

The word Wrinkle reduction treatment has become a staple in today’s vocabulary. In our unending search for youth and with the barrage of celebrities who never seem to grow old, we have become fascinated with this highly debated, yet exceptionally common drug.

Wrinkle reduction treatment as a cosmetic treatment, enjoys immense popularity especially in the United States of America and the UK, but it still continues to evoke fear and confusion in certain circles as there is an overload of information and obscure myths associated with Wrinkle reduction treatment that are always in circulation. This is precisely why anyone who plans to get Wrinkle reduction treatment done needs to get all their facts right.

What does Wrinkle reduction treatment do?

Using a very fine needle, Wrinkle reduction treatment is injected into the lines and wrinkles on your face and neck, temporarily paralyzing or weakening the muscles of the face and neck so that repeated expressions and movement don’t cause wrinkles.

Does Wrinkle reduction treatment get rid of wrinkles?

Yes, temporarily. If you can’t move your muscles you can’t create wrinkles! Because of this, it is often used to help prevent deep wrinkles from forming. 

Does Wrinkle reduction treatment hurt?

Wrinkle reduction treatment is administered through a syringe so you’re definitely going to feel it, but the level of uneasiness is low. Injecting Wrinkle reduction treatment into the lines between the eyebrows can be the most sensitive, so it all depends on your doctor’s injecting skills.

How long does a Wrinkle reduction treatment  take?

Depending on how much you’re getting done, it shouldn’t take longer than 20 minutes. That’s why it’s often nicknamed as the “lunchtime facelift.”

How much does Wrinkle reduction treatment consulting cost?

Wrinkle reduction treatment is roughly to £10 – £12 per unit (depending on where you go and who administers it). Your “11” lines (the two lines between your brows when you furrow your brow) could need up to 30 units, while your horizontal forehead lines could use about 20.  Crow’s feet may take 10 or more for each eye, so you’re looking at about £200 to £500 on average per treatment.

What are the side effects of Wrinkle reduction treatment ?

As with any cosmetic treatment, there are always risks. Bruising and swelling is most common and people can also experience headache or flu-like symptoms. More intense side effects include drooping eyelids, dry eyes or excessive tearing. Allergic reactions, though apparently uncommon, are always possible and would appear almost immediately.

What is the down time after a Wrinkle reduction treatment ?

It is recommended that you wait a day or so to exercise or rub your face too vigorously. If done properly, other than slight redness, bruising or swelling, you shouldn’t experience other side effects and can carry on with your normal activities right after your treatment.

Who should administer a Wrinkle reduction treatment Injection?

Always go to an experienced medical doctor’s practice. There are fake products and practitioners out there that can result in disastrous effects, so only trust medical professionals, like board certified dermatologists, plastic surgeons and physicians to administer Wrinkle reduction treatment .

How long does a Wrinkle reduction treatment last?

Wrinkle reduction treatment normally lasts about three or four months but in some cases can last up to six months. Doctors usually recommend using it at least a week before you want to see its effects– so if you have a big event, it’s best to get injected well in advance.

What else can Wrinkle reduction treatment do?

Wrinkle reduction treatment has many medical advantages. It can be used to treat excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis), chronic migraine headaches and facial spasms.

Please Note: The Information provided here is for your reference purposes only. Please consult us for wrinkle reduction treatment in Basingstoke if you require any medical advice regarding WRINKLE REDUCTION TREATMENT or Cosmetic Treatments.

Dr. Naureen Akhtar
Dr. Naureen Akhtar is a GP Practitioner providing Wrinkle reduction treatment in the Basingstoke, Hampshire area.