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Anti-wrinkle Injections at our Melbourne CBD Clinic

Anti-wrinkle injections are a simple, non-surgical cosmetic treatment that are administered by qualified doctors and nurses at Evolve ACM. By injecting a small amount of a prescription-only medication into specific areas of the face, we relax the muscles that cause wrinkles to achieve a more youthful appearance.

 

The highly-trained specialists at our anti-aging clinic in Melbourne’s CBD can provide cosmetic injectables tailored around your unique skin concerns. Going beyond enhancing your aesthetic features and targeting wrinkles around the eyes, lips, mouth, forehead, crow’s feet, face and frown lines – cosmetic injections are also used to relax the clenching of muscles in the jaw and improve the look of a gummy smile.

Am I a good candidate for cosmetic injections?

Before you start your anti-wrinkle treatment plan, the professional team of doctors and nurses at Evolve ACM will provide a complimentary consultation at our anti-aging clinic in Melbourne. Here, you can ask any questions you might have, and we’ll determine whether you’re a good candidate for anti-wrinkle injections to make sure you feel comfortable and confident before beginning your treatment.

The most commonly treated areas at Evolve include “crow’s feet” (wrinkles at the outside edges of the eyes), “worry lines” (wrinkles on the forehead), “frown lines” or “eleven lines” (wrinkles between the eyebrows), and“bunny lines” (wrinkles at the top of your nose) and smile lines. It is also possible to inject into some of the “chewing muscles” to give the face a slimmer appearance. Cosmetic injectables may also aid in preventing grinding of teeth and migraines and can treat TMJ dysfunction to relax clenching of the jaw.

Anti-wrinkle injections work by relaxing muscles in the target area of the face. These muscles typically take two to five days to relax and minimise the appearance of wrinkles.

Leading quality results at Evolve anti-aging clinic

Anti-wrinkle injections and filler injections should only be performed by a highly-trained nurse or doctor. At Evolve ACM, we’ve garnered a reputation as the trusted specialists in anti-wrinkle treatments - providing a comfortable environment and delivering results that go above and beyond the expectations of our clients.

Our experienced cosmetic doctors and nurses provide a discrete, confidential service and a tailored treatment plan that aims for a natural appearance. By reducing and softening the appearance of existing wrinkles and helping to prevent new wrinkles, we focus on enhancing your natural beauty, so you can look your best.

Book your complimentary assessment with a registered doctor or nurse for an anti-wrinkle treatment plan tailored to you.

What brand of anti-wrinkle injections do you use?

Australian law prohibits the use of brand names being used in the advertisement of anti-wrinkle injections. At Evolve Advanced Cosmetic Medicine we use two of the most common brand names of anti-wrinkle injections. Your safety and the safety of your loved ones is our highest priority, and we only use prescription medications approved for use by the therapeutic goods administration.

Are anti-wrinkle injections only for women? What about men?

At Evolve Advanced Cosmetic Medicine we understand that there is more and more pressure for men to look younger. We know that you want to look your natural best, so we aim for a natural appearance which reduces and softens the appearance of existing wrinkles and assists in minimising the prevention of new wrinkles, while not making you look “fake” or “plastic”.

 

Our service is discreet and confidential, so why not contact Evolve ACM, or come in and discuss treatment with anti-wrinkle injections with our professional staff?

Can treatment with anti-wrinkle injections be combined with other treatments?

Treatment with Dermapen® Facial-Needling may improve the results and duration of other treatments including anti-wrinkle injections. It is therefore common to include Dermapen® as part of an individualised treatment plan which includes anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers. However, it is recommended that you have not had treatments with anti-wrinkle injections or dermal fillers for at least two weeks prior to treatment with Dermapen®.

 

If you have any questions regarding an individualised treatment plan which includes Dermapen®, feel free to discuss them with an Evolve Advanced Cosmetic Medicine staff member at your initial consultation. Anti-wrinkle injections may also be combined with Photo-LED therapy, which may accelerate the healing and rejuvenation process and lead to faster, longer lasting results.

What are the risks of anti-wrinkle injections?

Although anti-wrinkle injections are a cosmetic procedure, it is important to understand that they are still medical procedures, and that some small risks exist, as for any medical procedure. The most common side-effect is a small amount of bruising around the injection site, especially in those who bruise easily. If bruising occurs most patients find that it can easily be covered by makeup until the bruise resolves, which takes a few days.

 

Another, much rarer side effect is ptosis (drooping eyelid). This may occur if the medication is injected into the incorrect muscle groups, or if it moves from the correct muscle groups into the incorrect muscle group.

 

This risk can be minimised by avoiding massage and deep pressure to the area, as well as refraining from activities which cause excessive sweating for twenty-four hours. If ptosis occurs it is likely to last for the full four-month duration of the medication effect. Allergic reactions are also possible after any medication injection, although the likelihood of this is small.

What should I do and what should I avoid after having treatment with anti-wrinkle injections?

After your treatment with anti-wrinkle injections, it is essential that you follow the instructions given to you by your doctor or nurse to minimise the chance of possible side-effects. You should not massage or apply any pressure to the area of injection for twenty-four hours following treatment.

 

You should not undertake any strenuous activity or activities which may cause excessive sweating for twenty-four hours. It is recommended to keep your head in an upright position (i.e. Not to lie down with your head flat) for four hours after treatment with anti-wrinkle injections.

How much do anti-wrinkle injections cost?

At Evolve Advanced Cosmetic Medicine we realise that everybody has different areas of concern and different treatment goals, and we aim to treat everybody as an individual. The price of anti-wrinkle injections varies on the number of facial regions treated and the amount of solution injected. Your experienced doctor and nurse will be able to discuss your treatment plan and your goals with you during your free initial consultation.

I have seen cheaper prices elsewhere.

At Evolve Advanced Cosmetic Medicine we do not compromise on quality and you can be guaranteed of the highest quality facilities, products and staff. It is important to remember that anti-wrinkle injections are a prescription-only medication, and should only be performed by highly trained doctor or nurse.

 

Unlike other clinics, where you may only see a doctor via an internet connection, at Evolve Advanced Cosmetic Medicine every patient receives a full consultation with a medical doctor at our Melbourne skin clinic who will discuss the procedure and your suitability for anti-wrinkle injections.

 

Australian law prohibits the use of brand names being used in the advertisement of anti-wrinkle injections. At Evolve Advanced Cosmetic Medicine we use two of the most common “brand names” of anti-wrinkle injections. One of these brands is more expensive per unit injected, however less units are required to achieve the same anti-wrinkle effect, so the price per treatment is very similar. This is another reason why it may seem that our prices per unit injected are more expensive.

I am pregnant or breastfeeding. Can I have anti-wrinkle injections?

At Evolve Advanced Cosmetic Medicine, your safety and the safety of your loved ones is our highest priority. Whilst our treatments have been studied extensively for both their safety and effectiveness, at Evolve Advanced Cosmetic Medicine we follow the industry best-practice standards of not treating during pregnancy or during breast feeding.

 

Your team can advise you on treatment alternatives to enable you to continue working towards your aesthetic goals throughout your pregnancy and while you are breast feeding.

I have a medical condition. Can I have anti-wrinkle injections?

At Evolve Advanced Cosmetic Medicine your safety is our highest priority. Unlike other clinics, where you may only see a doctor via an internet connection, at Evolve every patient receives a full consultation with a medical doctor or nurse who will discuss the procedure and your suitability for anti-wrinkle injections. There are a number of reasons why it may be safer to postpone your treatment with anti-wrinkle injections, or to not have have treatment at all.

 

These include, but are not limited to, a history of neurological diseases such multiple sclerosis (ms) or bell’s palsy. Some medications (for example, aspirin and warfarin) may lead to increased risk of bleeding and bruising, and it may be safer to avoid anti-wrinkle injections. Patients with skin infections or other skin diseases at the site of injection may have to postpone their treatment until the injection site is clear.

I am under 18 years of age. Can I have anti-wrinkle injections?

Although anti-wrinkle injections are a cosmetic procedure, it is important to understand that they are still medical procedures, and that some small risks exist, as for any medical procedure. At Evolve Advanced Cosmetic Medicine, it is our policy not to treat anyone under eighteen years of age with anti-wrinkle injections, even with parental or guardian consent.