The development of lines and wrinkles on the skin is a normal part ageing. As we age, our levels of collagen and elastin can decrease, resulting in thinner, drier skin.
As an effective anti-ageing treatment, anti-wrinkle injections are popular cosmetic injectables, designed to relax targeted muscles and reduce the appearance of facial lines and wrinkles. This procedure is commonly used among people of all ages and can have preventative effects when used early. The development of lines and wrinkles is often part as we age, our levels of collagen and elastic can decrease and may result in thinner or drier skin.
As an effective anti-ageing treatment, anti-wrinkle injections are popular cosmetic injectables, designed to relax targeted muscles and help reduce the appearance of facial lines and wrinkles. This procedure can have preventative effects when used early.
Anti-wrinkle injections can also help overactive muscles including the masseter muscle which may help with TMJ symptoms such as clenching and grinding of the teeth and the upper lip muscles which may reduce a gummy smile.
HOW THEY WORK
Anti-wrinkle injections are designed to diminish the visibility of wrinkles and lines by blocking the chemical signals between nerves and targeted muscles, essentially relaxing the muscles.
Anti-wrinkle injections consist of proteins that are designed to relax the associated muscles. When injected into the desired area, the product works to briefly impede nerve activity and induce muscle paralysis, restricting movement, which may result in minimizing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Prior to your anti-wrinkle appointment, you will have a thorough consultation with one of our doctors or registered nurses where they will explain what anti-wrinkle injections are, how anti-wrinkle injections work, the associated risks & complications with anti-wrinkle injections, pre and post operative instructions, recovery and the costs associated with the procedure.
Prior to administering the wrinkle relaxers, your physician may use a topical anaesthetic to ensure your comfort throughout the procedure. The anti-wrinkle product is then injected into the target muscle, just below the surface of the skin. You may experience a brief stinging and prickling sensation; the treatment typically takes between 15 to 30 minutes.
It is important to note that the outcomes of your anti-wrinkle treatment will not be noticeable immediately noticeable after treatment. Typically, you should anticipate results to take effect within about two to three days, with visible results occurring around two weeks. The effects of wrinkle relaxants are temporary, typically lasting for about three to four months, though this duration may vary depending on the individual. Candidates with muscular builds may need more frequent treatments or a higher doses of cosmetic injectables. Regular treatments may help to sustain your results and many patients find that they can extend the intervals between touch-up treatments.
As we age, we generally produce less collagen and elastin, which are two proteins that may help for maintain healthy skin.
Dermal fillers are formulated to hydrate the skin and plump out collagen as well as smooth out wrinkles, which in turn may lift and contour facial features.
To address, slowed or lessened production of collagen and elastin
HOW THEY WORK
Dermal fillers are formulated to enhance the skin’s volume and fill in lines and mimick a sugar molecule in the body. This gel-like substance is designed to hold water and act as a lubricant.
WHAT TO EXPECT
To ensure your comfort during treatment, your physician may apply a topical anaesthetic to the treatment areas before administering your cosmetic injectables. The filler is then injected beneath the skin using a very fine needle or a cannula. You may experience a minor pinch or stinging sensation. Typically, the procedure takes approximately 30 to 45 minutes, after which you are free to return to your normal daily routine.
The results of your dermal filler treatment are generally noticeable straight away, with continued improvements in the days following the procedure. It is important to note that the effects of dermal fillers are temporary, since the injected product is designed so that it will naturally become metabolised by the body. The duration of your dermal fillers will vary depending on the area being treated, the specific product used, and your metabolism. Typically, you can anticipate your results to last from six to 18 months. Patients with muscular builds may require more frequent treatments with higher quantities of filler. Routine treatments can help sustain your results, with some patients finding that they need less frequent top-up cosmetic injections over time.
Lip fillers may be a solution for lips that appear to be thin or lacking in volume as well they may add structure and fullness to your lips.
The goal with dermal fillers for the lips is often to create a plumper appearance or rebalance any asymmetry.
The procedure provides flexible results and typically results last about six to 18 months.
HOW THEY WORK
A lip enhancement involves injecting the lips with dermal filler with the aim of restoring or adding volume, adding plumpness or changing the shape. The solution is formulated to mimic a sugar molecule in the body.
Dermal filler is formulated to mimic a. When used on the lips, dermal fillers can increase their plumpness and correct their shape.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Before administering the cosmetic injectables, you may opt to have a topical anaesthetic to ensure your comfort. Following this, your cosmetic doctor or nurse will use a very fine needle or cannula to inject the a href=”https://inigocosmetic.com.au/non-surgical/lip-fillers/”>lip filler beneath the skin. You may feel a slight pinch or stinging sensation, but the procedure is generally tolerable. The procedure typically takes between 15 to 30 minutes, after which you should be able to carry on with your day as normal.
While you may see some immediate results after your lip injection, the full effects of the treatment will typically take a few days to fully develop as any initial swelling subsides. It’s important to keep in mind that lip fillers are a temporary solution and the product is designed to naturally break down in the body over time. The longevity of your lip augmentation results will depend on factors such as the specific filler used and your own metabolic rate. Typically, lip fillers last between six to 12 months. Regular follow-up appointments can help maintain your desired results, and many patients find that they can go longer between appointments over time.
Dermal filler dissolving
One of the key aspects of cosmetic injectables is that, although they can be long-lasting they are not permanent and are able to be naturally metabolised or dissolved with an enzyme. If, after undergoing treatment with dermal fillers, you would like to reverse the results, dermal fillers can be dissolved by administering an enzyme called hyaluronidase (hylase).
HOW THEY WORK
When injected into precise areas, this enzyme breaks down the hyaluronic acid present in fillers, allowing for the reversal of the treatment. The treatment is usually effective and tolerable, only breaking down the filler in the specifically chosen areas.
WHAT TO EXPECT
To ensure your comfort during the treatment, an anaesthetic cream will be applied to the treatment area. The hyaluronidase (hylase) will also be mixed with local anaesthetic, then your physician will inject. Hyaluronidase into the areas where there is unwanted filler, Thereafter you are monitored for about 15 minutes and given an ice pack to help with any discomfort and reduce the risk of bruising. The entire procedure usually takes around 45 minutes.
You can typically notice the results of the treatment almost instantly, but the area will continue to improve over the next couple of weeks as it heals. In order to achieve optimal results, you may need more than one session. Our skilled injectors will work with you to create a customised treatment plan.
Future dermal filler treatments
If you like, you will be able to undergo another treatment using dermal filler about two weeks after dissolving the unwanted filler. If you plan on receiving more filler in the treated area, you should discuss this with your physician during your consultation so that it can be taken into consideration when creating your personalised treatment plan.
Your Cosmetic Injectables
During a cosmetic injectables consultation at Inigo Cosmetic, Brisbane, you can expect to have a conversation with your physician about your goals and concerns regarding your appearance. They may ask you about your medical history, allergies, and any medications you are currently taking to ensure that you are a suitable candidate for cosmetic injectables treatment. Your physician will examine the areas you are interested in treating and offer recommendations on the best course of action to achieve your desired results. They will also discuss the potential risks and benefits of each treatment option and answer any questions you may have. Finally, your physician will work with you to develop a personalised treatment plan that takes into account your unique needs and goals.
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If you are interested in undergoing more than one of our treatments with cosmetic injectables, you may be able to combine these treatments to have them performed at the same time.
Commonly, anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers can be combined to achieve a more complete facial rejuvenation. Anti-wrinkle injections are typically used to relax the muscles that cause wrinkles, such as those between the eyebrows or on the forehead. On the other hand, dermal fillers are used to add volume and fill in lines and wrinkles.
The specific combination of cosmetic injectables will depend on the individual patient’s needs and desired outcomes, and will be discussed during a consultation with one of our qualified and experienced cosmetic injectors.