How does it work?
Temporarily relaxes the local muscles that produce the lines and wrinkles on your face.
What will it look like after the treatment?
The aim is to soften the lines and wrinkles on your face to create a rejuvenated appearance. You will still be able to use your muscles of facial expression.
Which areas can be treated?
- Frown lines between the eyebrow
- Forehead lines
- Smile lines or 'crows feet' to the side of the eyes
How long does it last?
The effect lasts for approximately 4 months
Who will benefit from treatment?
If you are aged between 18-65 years and are concerned with the signs of ageing
Who cannot have Botox?
Those with nerve / muscle disorders, pregnant or breast feeding and those with bleeding disorders or on warfarin medication
How many treatments do I require?
In the first instance, you will need three treatments in the first year.
By the second year, the effect should last longer and you should require less treatment sessions.
How is treatment planned?
The treatment session starts with a full medical history to ensure that it is safe to proceed. Consent is obtained as is an initial photograph of the areas to be treated. The treatment can then be performed in the same session.
Who performs the treatment?
Qualified and experienced nurse with training in cosmetic injectables
Do I need any painkillers?
Most people do not require any painkillers. A few may require local anaesthetic 'numbing' cream. Your doctor will discuss this at consultation
How long will the treatment take?
Approximately 30 - 45 minutes for the first session
Subsequent treatments - 30 minutes
What are the side effects?
The majority will have no side effects. A few may have redness or bruising should resolve in 24hours. The doctors will use ice and pressure to minimise the risk.
Are there any precautions after treatment?
You will be advised to maximise your facial expressions for 1hour, avoid lying down for 4hours, avoid strenuous exercise and make-up for 24hours. Other than these simple precautions, you can go about your day-to-day activities as normal
How long will it take to work?
You should notice a difference between 4 - 14 days. It may feel like a gradual tightening effect but be reassured, you will still be able to use the muscles on
We offer free consultation, with confidential and professional advice on all our non surgical and anti ageing treatments.
At Beauty Forever we provide a range of injectable and non-injectable treatments to help you look younger. We use Restylane, Evolence, and the very latest Nimue product, with the added advantage of lidocane to help numb tender areas such as lips. If you’re not quite sure where to begin in selecting a treatment, a free consultation is right for you at Beauty Forever