FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


ANTI-WRINKLE

What is it?

Botulinum toxin, is a prescription muscle relaxant medicine and is used for the the treatment of wrinkles by injection. Injected into a muscle, it will reduce excessive contractions of that muscle thus preventing fine lines on becoming deep set.

Where is Botulinum toxin commonly used?

Botulinum toxin, is commonly used in areas such as the forehead, glabella (between the eyebrows) and crows feet (fan lines from the corner of the eyes).

It can also be used in the masseter muscle to temporarily treat bruxism and to cosmetically slim the jaw line and minimise the presence of excessive gum tissue when smiling.

How long before it takes effect?

Post treatment, the medication usually starts to take effect between 2-4 days and reach full effect by 14 days.

How long does it last?

Depending on the site of treatment. The average time before you will need to return for a top up is approximately 3-5 months, exept in the masseter/jaw muscle where it lasts 6-9 months.

Is there anything I need to do post-treatment?

Please refer to our Aftercare Instructions page for what to expect and do's/don'ts post treatment. We love to follow up with our patients, so part of our service will be for you to come in 14 days post treatment to say hello.

What products are used?

We use the market leading anti-wrinkle products which have been approved for safe use in Australia by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). Listing names is not permitted by the TGA, but they come from major American and European pharmaceutical companies.

 


 

DERMAL FILLERS

What is it?

Dermal fillers are a naturally occurring aesthetic gel based treatments injected into the different layers of skin. It is used to restore youth, contour and create volume for a smoother appearance of the face where the skin begins to lose volume and elasticity with age.

Where are fillers commonly used?

Dermal fillers are commonly used in areas such as the cheeks, nose, nasolabial folds (lines running from nose to mouth), marionette lines (lines that run down from the corners of the mouth), lips and chin. 

How long before it takes effect?

Post treatment, results are seen instantly. 

How long does it last?

Depending on the site of treatment and type if filler used. It can last anything between 6 to 18 months before being naturally absorbed by the body.

Is there anything I need to do post-treatment?

Please refer to our Aftercare Instructions page for what to expect and do's/don'ts post treatment. We love to follow up with our patients, so part of our service will be for you to come in 14 days post treatment to say hello.

What products are used?

We se the market leading Dermal Filler products which have been approved for safe use in Australia by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). Listing names is not permitted by the TGA, but they come from major American and European pharmaceutical companies.