Anti-wrinkle Injections

Anti-Wrinkle Injections

How Do They Work?

Prescription Anti-Wrinkle Injections have been used for over 20 years to safely and effectively treat wrinkles.  It is now the most popular cosmetic treatment in the world. The injections work by temporarily paralysing the muscles that cause the skin to wrinkle, relaxing these muscles results in smoothing out of the wrinkle.  By relaxing specific facial muscles we can also alleviate other undesirable traits such as 'gummy smiles' and 'droopy eyebrows'.  As wrinkles are caused by the continued movement of the muscles, prolonged use of the toxin will ensure there is no recurrence of the wrinkles. 

How Long Do They Last?

Results are individual, however generally they will last 3 - 4 months.  Research suggests that continued use of anti-wrinkle injections will result in increased effectiveness and treatments will last longer.  Results are usually seen within 2 - 3 days, with maximal results usually achieved around day 10.

How Long Does It Take?

The treatment usually only takes 10 - 15 minutes to perform.  You will have a small amount of redness and swelling that will usually be gone by the time you walk out the front door.  You can then return to your day to day life, only avoiding vigorous exercise, lying on your face or anything that involves rubbing of the treated area.

What Can Be Treated and How Much Does It Cost?

Prices vary from person to person and a conservative treatment is given at first instance, with a review appointment 2 weeks later where more Toxin may be administered if desired.  Each person requires a different amount of Toxin depending on a number of factors including gender, facial anatomy, severity of wrinkles, etc.  We charge per 'botox unit' for easy comparison of prices, the brand names are unable to be listed here, for more information contact our salon.  The prices are:  
Brand D:    $15 per unit   or    $5 per 'Dysport Unit'
Brand B:     $16 per unit

The following is a list of treatable areas and average number of units required:

 Frown Lines                                    10 - 20 units   
 Forehead                                          10 units       
 Crow's Feet                                       10 units each side     
 Bunny Lines                                       10 units       
 Gummy Smile                                    10 units          
 Chin                                                   5 units             
 Lip Lines                                             5 units          
 Brow Lift                                             5 units   
 Excessive Sweating(armpits)               75 - 100 units   
 Migraines                                        50 - 100 units  
 Teeth Grinding                                     50 units

Why Choose Evolve? 

Cosmetic Injectables are a booming industry and become more and more popular every year, as a result there are more and more cosmetic injectors available to choose from.  So why choose Evolve?  Here are a few of the main reasons we believe Evolve is the right choice for you:
  • Local:  We are CQ Locals, Dr Brown is even Yeppoon born and raised.  Why does this matter to you?  Well in some cases everything doesn't always go to plan.  You will have your doctor available to you in case of any questions or concerns you have no matter how small or silly you may think they are.  You aren't dealing with some doctor or nurse flying in and out from Brisbane or Sydney. 
  • Experience and Training:  Dr Brown has completed formal qualifications specifically in cosmetic medicine, including a diploma in cosmetic medicine with the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine.  Dr Brown has also been performing cosmetic injections for over 7 years. 
  • Passion:  We love the industry we're in and love our work.  Getting a good result for our patients is our priority.

Are Anti-Wrinkle Injections For Me?

These injections can be used for a variety of purposes on men and women of all ages.  Research has shown that using anti-wrinkle injections at the first onset of wrinkles can prevent further wrinkles appearing.  As UV exposure is a major contributing factor to aging of the skin, in our harsh Queensland climate people as young as early 20s may already notice the effects on their skin.  Although we do not recommend using these injections as a preventative measure, if there are lines that you would like to be rid of then Anti-wrinkle Injections may be for you.  Anti-wrinkle injections may not be administered during pregnancy or breastfeeding, if you have an allergy to any of its ingredients or suffer from any muscle related diseases. 

Before & After Gallery

How Else Can I Reduce My Wrinkles?

As UV exposure is a major contributing factor to the development of wrinkles, using a sunscreen every day is imperative particularly in our climate.  As we age our facial fat is lessened and our bones resorb, leading to a loss of facial volume that results in sagging and wrinkling of the skin.  If this is the cause of the wrinkles it may be more appropriate to treat with dermal fillers.  Chemical Peels and deep hydrating dermal fillers may be used to rid the skin of fine lines.


Aftercare Instructions

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*Please note: these are not to replace any specific instructions given to you by your treatment practitioner. For clarification please contact our clinic.
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