Anti wrinkle injections and cosmetic fillers are becoming increasingly popular for treating the natural signs of aging, such as wrinkles, frown lines and crows feet. Unfortunately aging skin is something that we will all face in our lifetime as we lose the tone and elasticity of our skin, however our fillers and injections can effectively reverse the signs of aging to bring back your youthful glow and your confidence.
Unfortunately wrinkles can be caused, or worsened, by sun damage, smoking, or even just the effects of time, however the benefits of anti wrinkle injections mean that these fine lines and wrinkles can improve your your overall appearance. Our anti wrinkle injections work by blocking the nerve impulses that cause muscles to contract, which when administered lead to smoother looking skin.
Anti wrinkle injections are a safe, affordable fast acting alternative to surgical procedures, such as facelifts, giving you amazing anti-ageing results in a safe environment that you can trust.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long will it take?
Depending on the number and size of areas being treated your anti wrinkle injection appointment could take as little as 30 minutes, leaving you free to carry on with the rest of your day.
How long do anti wrinkle injections last for?
The effects of anti wrinkle injections can last anywhere from three to six months. As your muscle action begins to gradually return the lines and wrinkles will begin to reappear and will need to be treated again. You may find that with each treatment the wrinkles appear less, as the muscle shrinks.
What will happen during my treatment?
During your anti wrinkle injection appointment, one of our aesthetic doctors and nurses will use the latest techniques to administer small amounts of solution to the affected areas, using a very small needle. If you are worried about the sensation, we can apply numbing cream to the area before hand to make it as comfortable for you as possible. Some patients describe it as a light burning sensation, however this doesn’t last for long; the procedure is relatively painless.
How long does it take to see results of anti-wrinkle injections?
The results of anti-wrinkle injections can usually be seen after a few short days. However the full benefits of the injections are seen in around 2 weeks, once they have full taken effect.
Will there be any recovery time?
One of the great benefits of anti-wrinkle injections is that there are no downtime following the procedure and you can resume your normal activities almost straight away. We recommend that you avoid exercise and rubbing the area for a few hours immediately following your appointment.
What areas can be treated?
Areas that can be treated with anti-wrinkle injections include:
- Crow’s feet
- Glabella/Number 11 line (between your eyebrows)
- Facial asymmetry & palsy
- Marionette lines (smile lines)
- Gummy smile (prominent gums)
- Masseter (jawline)
- Platysma bands (neck cords)
Can these injections be used to treat excessive sweating?
Yes! Known as hyperhidrosis, these injections can be used to prevent excessive sweating in the following areas:
How much do anti wrinkle injections cost?
The cost of these injections will vary depending on the size of the area being treated. However as a guide, prices start from below:
- One area = £179
- Two areas = £249
- Three areas = £299
- Gummy smile treatment (gum lift) = £239
- Platysmal Band Neck Treatment = £395
- Hyperhidrosis (under arms) = £525
Who will carry out my treatment?
Each and every one of our patients are at the heart of what we do here at Renovatio and you can be assured that you are in safe hands.
All of our cosmetic doctors and nurses are highly-skilled professionals, trained to the highest standards and are well-respected experts in their fields.
They are also members of the General Medical Council (GMC), as well as other leading cosmetic and plastic surgery associations.
If you like to discuss this procedure with an expert member of our team, please contact us.