MBChB (Pret.) Adv Dip (Aesthetic Medicine)

General Practitioner

wrinkle-reducing injections

A muscle relaxant/neurotoxin  is injected in tiny amounts
into muscles. The muscle relaxant partially blocks the
nerve impulses to muscles, so the muscle relaxes, and thereby the skin gets a chance to rest and dynamic wrinkles (caused by muscle contraction) are softened / improved.

From R65/unit

WHAT ARE WRINKLE-REDUCING INJECTIONS?

A muscle relaxant which is injected in tiny amounts into muscles.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

The muscle relaxant  partially blocks the nerve impulses to muscles, so the muscle relaxes, and thereby the skin gets a chance
to rest and dynamic wrinkles (caused by muscle contraction) are softened / eliminated.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS

  • Pregnancy and lactation
  • Infection at the proposed injection site
  • Myasthenia gravis/muscle disease

HOW OFTEN SHOULD I DO WRINKLE-REDUCING INJECTIONS?

The effect lasts on average 3 - 4 months, but this may vary with muscle mass, metabolism and specific areas treated.

WHEN WILL I SEE RESULTS?

It starts working in 3 - 7 days time, with visible results (improvement in lines) in 14 - 21 days time.

COMBINATION TREATMENT

Wrinkle reducing injections  can effectively  be combined with Fillers (even in the same session), chemical peels and
mesotherapy (preferably during different sessions) for great results.  The best, and most natural results are seen when combination therapy is used to treat the face as a whole.

AREAS WHICH CAN BE TREATED WITH WRINKLE REDUCING INJECTIONS

Off-Label Treatments:

  • Forehead Lines
    (Horizontal Lines)
  • Brow Lift
  • Bunny Lines
  • Smoker’s Lines Around
    the Mouth
  • Gummy Smile
  • Drooping Mouth Corners
  • Dimpling Chin
  • Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

On-Label Treatments:

  • Frown (Glabellar Area)
  • Crow’s feet (laugh lines around eyes)
  • Excessive sweating (Hyperhydrosis)

PRE & POST CARE

INSTRUCTIONS 
FOR

WRINKLE-REDUCING

INJECTIONS

  • Please tell the doctor if you are on any medication (antibiotics, cortisones etc.)
  • If you have a perfume allergy you should also notify the doctor
    POST CARE:
  • Do not rub/massage the injected areas for the first 12 hours – VERY IMPORTANT! This will prevent
    you from pushing the muscle relaxant into the wrong muscle
  • No facials/brow shaping or any other facial treatment for the first 24 hours
  • No cardiovascular exercise, sauna or sunbed for the first 24 hours
  • If you notice any signs of infection (redness, swelling or pain) please call the doctor
contact or book

For more information regarding

the available treatements

or to make a booking,

please contact Dr Miems Fourie.

Phone

082 377 0636

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