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Through ageing, the skin forms fine lines and wrinkles, this is a natural process. However, the following will contribute and accelerate the ageing process: UV sun exposure; pollution; free radicals; the environment; and lifestyle choices such as smoking, diet and excess alcohol consumption.
One treatment option we offer at Sechi Skin Clinic is injecting a prescription only Toxin which aims to reduce and soften fine lines and wrinkles. This treatment requires a full medical consultation and assessment to deliver safe and effective treatment ensuring medical, psychological, and physical suitability.
How does Botulinum Toxin work?Botulinum toxin blocks the transition of chemical messages sent from the nerve to cause muscle contraction. The aim of wrinkle relaxing treatments is to reduce muscle movement that contribute to expression lines.
How long does it last?Between 3-6 months.
How long does it take to see results?Optimal results are generally seen within 2-4 weeks.
Does it hurt?This procedure is administered via an injection which can feel uncomfortable on insertion but generally is well tolerated.
Are wrinkle relaxing injections safe?All treatments carry a degree of risk. All risks and complications will be discussed with you during your consultation and prior to any treatments.
Am I suitable for wrinkle relaxing treatments?It is not recommended in the following circumstances: Pregnancy or breast feeding Existing neurological disorders When taking certain medications Previous allergic reactions or sensitivities to Botulinum toxin Under the age of 18 years If you are currently or recently being treated for a dermatological condition including Roacutane If you are currently unwell, we would NOT recommend undergoing any cosmetic treatments