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Anti-Wrinkle Injections

Botulinum Toxin A has been used for more than 20 years in both the medical and aesthetic fields to temporality reduce the action of the muscle that it is injected into.
It is an extremely effective and safe treatment but only lasts from 3 to 6 months.

It is licenced for anti-wrinkle use in the upper face for Crows feet, Glabella and forehead lines. Generally we will use 50units of BOTOX or 125 of Azzulure in total for the upper face in most women. Men have generally stronger bulkier muscles and will usually require more units per treatment.
While just a single area can be treated on its own this can lead to an unnatural look and we generally prefer to treat all three areas together.

Botulinum toxin can be used off licence in the platysma bands of the neck (Nefertiti lift), the jowls (DAO muscle that pulls down the edges of the mouth), the Mentalis muscle in the chin.

Botulinum Toxin A is also used to reduce a large Masseter muscle in a woman with a very square shaped face and in a gummy smile to help lower the elevated upper lip. It is used to reduce sweating especially in the underarms.

Botulinum Toxin injections are virtually pain free and take only a few minutes. The effect is usually visible in 3-7 days.