what is Botox

Considering Anti-Wrinkle injectables for facial wrinkles?

 

Anti-Wrinkle injectables are a trade name referring to botulinum toxin Type A. When injected into facial muscles, the toxin weakens them so that they can no longer wrinkle up. The face therefore takes on a more relaxed appearance, since wrinkles are associated with a tense look. As the muscles relax, the skin across the face tends to flatten out, looking both smoother and younger. The effects of Anti-Wrinkle injectables are temporary and although its benefits typically last for months, eventually the muscle will recover and wrinkles will begin to reappear. At this point, further Botox injections will be necessary in order to restore the improvements. When a carefully calibrated schedule of injections is followed it may be possible to keep wrinkles at bay indefinitely.

 

Uses of Anti-Wrinkle injectables

 

Botulinum toxin Type A is actually useful for a variety of medical applications, including muscle spasms, excessive production of sweat and facial tics. There are also a variety of cosmetic uses of Anti-Wrinkle injectables. Worldwide, it has been effectively employed to combat the so-called “frown lines” that can appear between the eyebrows, as well as to soften and relax lines that cross the bridge of the nose. In some countries, doctors use Botox to treat crow’s feet, the splayed pattern of lines radiating from the outside corners of the eyes. Lines and wrinkles crossing the throat, sometimes called turkey neck, can also be treated effectively using Botox. In Australia, however, the only officially approved cosmetic application of Botox is to minimise frown lines.

 

Cautions regarding Anti-Wrinkle injectables

 

Anti-Wrinkle injectables are not appropriate for everyone. Before professional cosmetic treatment centres such as Therapie Clinic, will treat a patient with Anti-Wrinkle injectables, some standard precautions must be observed. Patients should not receive Anti-Wrinkle injectables if they are allergic to any of the ingredients included in the solution to be injected and anyone who has any sort of infection in the muscles to be treated is should not be treated. In addition, patients who suffer from muscle disorders are not appropriate subjects; this includes conditions such as Eaton Lambert syndrome, myasthenia gravis and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

 

It is also important that patients inform their health care professionals if they are taking antibiotics or if they are pregnant or intend to become so in the near future. While these factors may not rule out Anti-Wrinkle injectables, they must be taken into account in order to determine if such treatment is appropriate at the current time.

 

 

What are Anti-Wrinkle injectables like?

 

Anti-Wrinkle injectables are injected using a very fine and thin needle into precisely determined sites. The goal is to target specific muscles and accomplishing this goal takes a highly skilled and experienced practitioner. Most patients experience little or no discomfort, because the needle is so fine that it can hardly be felt. At most, patients describe the sensation of the injection as resembling a tiny insect sting. There is typically very little aftercare required and patients should schedule renewal treatments at four to six monthly intervals.

 

For further information on anti-wrinkle treatments please call Therapie Clinic on 1890 650 750.
 

Therapie Clinic specialise in reducing the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, crows feet and deep-set grooves on the face. If you are looking to achieve a younger, fresher appearance please phone Therapie Clinic on 1890 650 750.