Anti-wrinkle Injections

Anti-wrinkle injections target the formation of dynamic wrinkles caused by the repeated muscle contractions of frowning and squinting over the years - the most common being forehead lines, frown lines and crows feet.
 

What results can be achieved?

At your consultation you can discuss with your practitioner which lines you want to keep, reduce or eliminate and create a tailored treatment plan:

  • Light: aims to reduce lines and preserve movement. Good for the under 40’s with no visible line at rest. Results last 2-3 months.
  • Standard: aims to reduce lines as much as possible whilst retaining some movement for a natural looking result. Results last 3-4 months.
  • Frozen: aims to eliminate as much movement as possible. Results maybe more noticeable. Results last 4-6 months.

The results below have been taken at maximum frown or full smile before and after at day 7. Results may vary.

Frown Lines

Before and after images for forwn lines

Crows Feet

Anti-wrinkle injection results for crows feet

How do anti-wrinkle injections work?

Many factors combined to form wrinkles - it’s not just about the damage caused by free radicals from the sun and the environment; the reduction of collagen in your skin; or cellular changes that can occur as you age.

When you frown or concentrate, the muscles between your brows contract, causing your skin to furrow and fold. And when you squint, the muscles around your eyes contract and cause crow’s feet. As you age these dynamic wrinkles become more pronounced with many being obvious even when you are not frowning or squinting.

Anti-wrinkle injections are the most effective treatment for reducing dynamic wrinkles. Our skilled injectors can achieve natural looking results which still allow you to express yourself, but prevent permanent wrinkles constantly showing when you don't want them.

The injections work by temporarily blocking the nerve impulses that are causing the muscle contractions forming the wrinkles allowing the skin to renew without being compressed. To maintain the results you will need repeat treatments.

 

Who performs the treatments?

Anti-wrinkle treatments are performed by our highly qualified and experienced medical team: Clinical Director Dr Victoria and nurses Claire and Gemma.

Dr Victoria Dobbie BDS Clinical DirectorNurse Claire Jackon RGNNurse Gemma Marshall RGN

What is involved in treatment?

New patients need a consultation prior to treatment where a medical practitioner will review their medical history, examine their concern and check the treatment is appropriate for them. If it is not they will recommend alternate treatments. Individual treatment plans will vary, but below gives typical examples.

Typically for the frown lines area, your practitioner will administer tiny injections into muscles in your forehead.

Anti-wrinkle injection points for frown lines

Typically for the crow’s feet area, your practitioner will inject the muscle that frames the side of the eye for each eye.

Crows feet anti-wrinkle injection points

A treatment typically takes between 15-30 minutes and you can return to your normal work or social activities immediately afterwards.

We will schedule a complimentary review 14-21 days after treatment, where your practitioner will check the result and make any adjustment if necessary.

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Who is suitable for anti-wrinkle treatments?

Anti-wrinkle injections can be be suitable for most men and women and the best way to find out if they are suitable for you is to arrange a consultation.

However, if any of the following contra-indications apply to you then please ask about alternate treatments:

  • Pregnancy / breast feeding
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Eaton lambert syndrome
  • Bell’s or facial palsy
  • Liver disease
 

Testimonials

Fiona discusses Botox & dermal filler treatments.

Fiona

A former Miss Scotland, Fiona wanted a natural fresher look with anti-wrinkle and dermal filler treatments.

 
 
Gayle discuss treatments for forehead lines & a downturned mouth.

Gayle

Gayle wanted to fade away forehead lines and treat the corners of her mouth, which she felt made her look sad.

 
 

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FAQs

How do I find out if this treatment is suitable for me?
Arrange a 30 minute consultation with our team - who will examine your concern, check your medical history and then recommend an appropriate treatment plan whilst explaining the cost and any associated risks.
 
All consultations are conducted by doctors, nurses and laser aestheticians and cost £25, so you will never be seen or pressurised by sales staff - as we do not employ them.
 
Call 0131 226 9610 to book your consultation or click here to request a call back.
How to do I check that Face & Body is a safe and professional treatment provider?

Face & Body is annually inspected by Healthcare Improvement Scotland who regulate independent hospitals, hospices and clinics in Scotland. The inspections examine our team, treatments and clinical environment, so that you have the invaluable assurance that you are in safe hands that use safe products in a safe environment.

We are also accredited with Save Face who independently check and verify patient feedback, which they publish on their website, so you can read exactly what past patients feel about our service.