ANTI-WRINKLE TREATMENTS (BOTOX®)

WHAT IS BOTULINUM TOXIN TYPE A?

Botulinum toxin is a naturally occurring protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium Botulinum. Botulinum toxin is a very safe, effective treatment designed to aid in the relaxation of the muscles in the face.

HOW IT WORKS

The toxin blocks the transition of chemical messages sent from the nerve to cause the muscle to contract. Without these messages, the muscle stays in a resting state until the ‘messengers’ recover. This recovery takes approximately 8 to 12 weeks on average.

TREATMENT AIMS

• Significantly reduce the movement of the muscles causing expression lines (dynamic lines).

• It may not cause the expression lines themselves to disappear completely (static lines), this will depend upon the quality of your skin and may take time over a course of treatments.

• It may not ‘completely freeze’ the expression, particularly if extreme effort is exerted to make an expression.

• This is not a one size fits all treatment and may be tailored to suit your individual requirements and expected treatment outcomes at the time of consultation.

DOES IT HURT?

A very fine needle is used and generally this treatment is not painful and can be well tolerated with no anaesthetic.

TREATMENT SUMMARY

PROCEDURE TIME

30 Minutes

BACK TO WORK

Immediate

ANAESTHETIC

None

DURATION OF RESULTS

3-4 Months*

DOWNTIME

Minimal

TREATMENT RESULTS

2 Weeks*

*Individual Results May Vary

TREATMENT AREAS

Botox and Fillers in Brighton and Hove

FOREHEAD & FROWN LINES

CROWS FEET

BROW LIFT

BUNNY LINES

PERI-ORAL LINES

JAWLINE SLIMMING

NECK LINES & NECK BANDS

HYPERHIDROSIS

TREATMENT PREPARATION & AFTERCARE

BEFORE TREATMENT

  • All make up will need to be removed prior to treatment. Contamination with makeup can cause infection.

  • Taking the following within 72 hours of treatment may increase your risk of bruising:​ 

    • Aspirin

    • Ibuprofen

    • St. John’s Wort

    • Fish oils

    • Gingko Biloba

    • Vitamins C and E.

    • Alcohol

Do contact the clinic to discuss any illness or new medicines prior to attending.

AFTER TREATMENT

Within 48 Hours

Redness, pin-prick marks, minor swelling and tenderness should settle. Pain killers may be taken as required.

Within 10 Days

Bruising if apparent will fade.

Within 2 Weeks

Full results of treatment can be judged.

At 2 Weeks

You will be invited to attend a complimentary review appointment where the success of the treatment may be assessed and adjustments to your personal treatment plan made if necessary.

8 Weeks Onwards

Movement of the muscles treated will  gradually begin to recover.

3-4 Months

Muscle movement returns to pre-treatment levels.

SIDE EFFECTS

​​Include, but are not limited to:

  • Bruising

  • Swelling at injection sites

  • Redness at injection sites

  • Asymmetry of expression

  • Drooping of the eyebrow, or eyelid

  • Headache or a sensation of ‘tightness’ or ‘heaviness’

BOTOX® AFTERCARE

  • Bruising and slight discomfort to be expected around the injection sites

  • Do not lie down, fall asleep or rub/massage the treated areas for at least 4 hours after treatment

  • Gently moving the muscles that have been treated (i.e. frowning/smiling) can help activate the toxin and speed up results

  • No alcohol for 24 hours

  • No exercise for 24 hours

  • No make up for 24 hours

  • It can take up to 2 weeks to see results

  • The effects of treatment are temporary and it is normal to begin to see more movement after 8 weeks. Treatment is recommended every 3-6 months

  • Avoid extremes of heat or cold, vigorous exercise, rubbing or wearing tight hats or headgear the day of treatment

TREATMENT PRICING

1 TREATMENT AREA

£175

2 TREATMENT AREAS

£225

3 TREATMENT AREAS

£275

JAWLINE SLIMMING

£250

NECK LIFT & NECK BANDS

£250

HYPERHIDROSIS (EXCESSIVE SWEATING)

£300

Additional smaller areas if combined with 2 or 3 other treatment areas £20 each:

  • Gummy Smile

  • Bunny Lines

  • Brow Lift

  • Smokers Lines (Peri Oral Lines)

  • Chin Dimpling

  • Downturned Corners of Mouth

If at the 2 week review an additional top up of Botox® is required, it will be provided free of charge.

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