A combination of Botulinum Toxin and Filler can be used to smooth out dimpling and lines, and help to contour the chin.
Injecting Botulinum Toxin and/or Filler into the chin area helps to smooth, contour and reduce any lines and dimpling.
Results tend to last 3-9 months. Movement may begin recovering from 8 weeks. Frequent treatment at intervals of less than 3 months is NOT recommended.
Anti-wrinkle Botox injections take between 2 days and 2 weeks to take full effect. Dermal Fillers take 3-4 days to reach their maximum effect.
What is the aftercare?
There aren’t any major activity restrictions after your treatment. You can return to work or run errands after your injections, but don’t engage in strenuous exercise for 24 hours. Flying is discouraged for a day after injections and facials discouraged for 2 weeks following treatment. It may take a few hours for the injected toxin to “settle” and take shape, so avoid touching the treated area for a few hours. Don’t lie down for four hours after treatment.
How long will my appointment take?
Are there side effects?
All treatments carry a degree of risk. All risks and complications will be discussed with you at consultation and prior to any treatment being agreed. Botulinum Toxin and Hyaluronic acid should be administered by a healthcare professional with specialist training. Side effects include, but are not limited to: Bruising, swelling at injection sites, redness at injection sites, headache or a sensation of ‘tightness’ or ‘heaviness’. Adverse events are uncommon, usually occur within a few days of treatment and are expected to be temporary, usually resolving spontaneously within weeks. Your practitioner will provide aftercare advice designed to minimise risk and promote speedy recovery from any side effects.
Do you do top up injections?
The maximum effect of the anti-wrinkle injections should be seen after two weeks. If after this time, you are not satisfied with the results, a follow up appointment can be made with your practitioner and if needed, a free “top-up” injection(s) can be given. Top ups are not normally required with Dermal Filler.
Will the treatments hurt?
The anti-wrinkle injections are administered using a small, thin needle. To further minimise the discomfort felt, your practitioner will change the needle between each area. Although the treatment is therefore not pain free, it is usually very well tolerated by all clients and most refer to it as being less painful that having their eyebrows waxed for instance. Before Dermal Fillers are injected a topical anaesthetic (numbing) cream is applied to the skin. The Dermal Fillers also contain some local anaesthetic. Both of these things help to minimise the discomfort experienced during the treatment.
Do I need to do anything specific before or after my treatment?
There is nothing that you need to do prior to the treatment. After the treatment there are a few “do’s and don’ts” – this will be fully explained to you by your practitioner and a written copy of our aftercare advice will be given to you at your appointment.
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