Anti-wrinkle injections in the upper face have become an extremely popular cosmetic procedure and are outstandingly safe. They are especially useful for smoothing out wrinkles of the frown, forehead, crows feet of the eyes, shaping eyebrows, treating nasal lines, and treating migraine headaches etc
These injections can also be used in the lower face and neck region for neck lines, chin lines and dimpling, naso labial fold angles, smile lines, jaw contours, lip lines, gummy smiles, and treating TMJ disorder etc
What are anti wrinkle injections?
This is a procedure where a purified naturally-occurring protein that relaxes wrinkle-causing muscles is injected, creating a smoother, rejuvenated and more youthful appearance.
How is it administered?
It is administered in a few tiny injections that relax the muscle by blocking nerve impulses that trigger wrinkle-causing contractions.
Does it hurt?
The discomfort is minimal and often described as similar to an ant bite sting for a few seconds.
What does the injection do?
The anti wrinkle injection is a simple, non-surgical procedure, administered by a few tiny injections, which relax the muscle contractions that cause dynamic wrinkles. It is a fast and effective procedure which involves no downtime.
This is an innovation in non-surgical facial enhancement that targets moderate to deep wrinkles. The wrinkles you earn in 35-plus years can be erased in days with this simple, non-surgical procedure.
This is a simple, quick, minimally-invasive non-surgical treatment that delivers dramatic results.
Where can the injections be used?
The anti wrinkle injections are used widely to remove:
- frown lines between the eyebrows
- crows feet around the eyes
- horizontal forehead wrinkles
These expression lines may give an impression of anger, anxiety, sadness or tiredness. The treatment is also administered in many other areas as described above, with dramatic effect. Ask the OGAM physician for more information.
Has this treatment been used for a long time?
This therapy for wrinkles has become the most popular cosmetic procedure in America according to the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. These treatments have been taking place for over twenty years now.
Is the injected protein safe?
The muscle relaxing protein is extracted from bacteria and refined into a medication that has been used safely and effectively in hundreds of thousands of patients for over twenty years. It is also approved for use in children over 2 years of age with cerebral palsy.
What are the side effects?
The most common side effect is tenderness and bruising at the site of injection. To minimise this, patients should avoid aspirin prior to treatment.
There is a very small risk (1-2%) of a temporary weakness in nearby muscles, such as a slight and temporary drooping of an eyelid or eyebrow lasting 1-6 weeks.
There are no known permanent side effects.
Incomplete treatment usually results from the recruitment of accessory muscles.
How long does it last?
The injection takes effect after 2-3 days with a full effect at 7-10 days.
Effects are temporary, lasting on average 3-6 months. Results may last longer with repeated treatment.
The result will wear off progressively and eventually the wrinkles will return as before the treatment.
Who should not use anti wrinkle injections?
As with many drugs, this treatment should not be given to pregnant or breastfeeding women or patients with neuromuscular conditions.
Before and After
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