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Anti-Wrinkle Therapy

Dermatologists use Anti-Wrinkle Neuromodulator Therapy to diminish signs of aging and to treat a medical condition called hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating).

About Anti-Wrinkle Therapy

Anti-Wrinkle therapy, often referred to by the popular Neuromodulator Therapy, is a widely used treatment in aesthetic medicine. It involves injecting small amounts of Neuromodulator into specific muscles to temporarily reduce their activity. This can help to smooth out wrinkles and fine lines, giving the skin a more youthful appearance.

How it works:

Neuromodulator blocks the signals from nerves to muscles, preventing them from contracting. This muscle relaxation is what helps to diminish the appearance of wrinkles.

Common uses in aesthetic medicine:

  • Wrinkle reduction: Anti-Wrinkle Therapy is most commonly used to treat dynamic wrinkles, which are caused by repeated muscle movements. These include frown lines, crow’s feet, and forehead lines.
  • Non-surgical brow lift: It can be used to elevate the eyebrows, creating a more open and refreshed look.
  • Reducing a gummy smile: Neuromodulator injections can relax the muscles that elevate the upper lip, reducing the amount of gum tissue exposed when smiling.
  • Jawline slimming and teeth grinding: It can be injected into the masseter muscle (the jaw muscle) to slim down the jawline and reduce teeth grinding.
  • Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis): Neuromodulator injections can temporarily block the nerves that stimulate sweat glands, reducing excessive sweating in areas like the underarms, palms, and soles of the feet.

How it Works

The maximum efficiency of Anti-Wrinkle Therapy varies depending on the specific condition being treated and individual factors. However, here’s a general timeline:

For aesthetic purposes (wrinkle reduction, etc.):

  • Onset of effect: You may start to notice some improvement within a few days after the injection.
  • Peak effect: The full effect of the treatment is usually seen around 10-14 days after the injection.
  • Duration: The results typically last for 3-6 months, after which the treatment needs to be repeated.

For therapeutic purposes (muscle spasms, hyperhidrosis, etc.):

  • Onset of effect: The onset of effect can vary, but it generally takes a few days to a week.
  • Peak effect: The peak effect may take 2-4 weeks to be reached.
  • Duration: The duration of effect can vary widely depending on the condition being treated. It can range from a few weeks to several months.

The comfort level of a Anti-Wrinkle Therapy can vary depending on several factors, including:

  • Individual pain tolerance: Some people are more sensitive to pain than others, so what one person finds tolerable may be uncomfortable for another.
  • Injection site: Certain areas of the face are more sensitive than others. For example, injections around the eyes or lips may be slightly more uncomfortable than injections in the forehead.
  • Practitioner’s technique: A skilled and experienced practitioner will use techniques to minimize discomfort, such as using a very fine needle, applying ice or a topical anesthetic before the injection, and injecting slowly and carefully.

Overall, most people find Anti-Wrinkle Therapy to be relatively painless. The sensation is often described as a slight sting or pinch. The procedure is also very quick, usually taking only a few minutes to complete.

Anti-Wrinkle Therapy and its use is regulated by health authorities in various countries. Here’s some information about its certified drug safety:

United States:

  • FDA Approval: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved several Anti-Wrinkle Therapy products for both cosmetic and therapeutic uses.Β 
  • Safety and Efficacy: The FDA evaluates the safety and efficacy of Anti-Wrinkle Therapy products through rigorous clinical trials before approving them for use.
  • Labeling: Each approved product has specific labeling information that outlines its approved uses, dosages, and potential side effects.

Other Countries:

  • Regulatory Agencies: Anti-Wrinkle Therapy is also regulated by health authorities in other countries, such as the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in Europe and similar agencies in other regions.
  • Approval and Labeling: The approval process and labeling requirements may vary slightly from country to country, but generally, they follow similar principles of safety and efficacy evaluation.

Candidates for
Anti-Wrinkle Therapy

  • Are at least 18 years of age
  • Are in good physical and mental health
  • Have good skin elasticity
  • Have realistic expectations
  • Want to reduce facial wrinkles without surgery
  • Don’t exhibit medical contraindications

Anti-Wrinkle Therapy is ideal for patients seeking to enhance their facial appearance without surgeries. If you want to reverse the signs of aging and maintain youthful, smooth, wrinkle-free skin, please contact our cosmetic injectors. We will carefully review your medical history, discuss your goals, and determine if you are suitable for Anti-Wrinkle Therapy.

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have a question?

Quick answers to questions you may have

  • Consultation: Before the procedure, you’ll have a consultation with a qualified healthcare professional. They’ll assess your medical history, discuss your concerns and expectations, and determine if Anti-Wrinkle Therapy is the right treatment for you.

  • Cleansing and Preparation: The targeted area will be cleaned with an antiseptic solution. In some cases, a topical anesthetic may be applied to numb the area and minimize discomfort.

  • Injection: Using a fine needle, the practitioner will inject small amounts of Neuromodulator into specific muscles. The number and location of injections will depend on the area being treated and the desired results. The injections are usually quick and relatively painless, with some people describing the sensation as a slight sting or pinch.

  • Post-Injection Instructions: After the injections, your practitioner may give you some instructions to follow, such as avoiding rubbing or massaging the treated area for a few hours. They may also recommend applying ice to reduce swelling and bruising.

Whether you’ll lack facial expression after Anti-Wrinkle Therapy depends on several factors:

  1. Treatment Area:
  • Upper Face: Injections in the forehead, between the brows (“11 lines”), and around the eyes (crow’s feet) can affect your ability to raise your eyebrows, frown, or squint. This can make you appear more relaxed but may also limit some expressive movements.
  • Lower Face: Injections in areas like the chin, jawline, or around the mouth can affect your ability to smile or pout. However, a skilled practitioner will aim to avoid over-treatment in these areas to preserve natural expressions.
  1. Dosage:
  • Higher Doses: Using higher doses of Neuromodulator Therapy can lead to more pronounced muscle relaxation and a potential decrease in facial movement.
  • Lower Doses: A conservative approach with lower doses can still achieve desired results while minimizing the impact on facial expressions.

No, you should not lose your sense of feeling where you have the injections. Neuromodulator Therapy works by blocking nerve signals to the muscles, not the sensory nerves responsible for feeling. You may experience some temporary numbness or tingling immediately after the injection due to the needle or the medication itself, but this usually resolves quickly.

It’s generally safe to have another Anti-Wrinkle Therapy when the effects of the previous treatment have started to wear off. This typically happens after 3-6 months for cosmetic use. However, the exact timing can vary depending on individual factors and the specific area treated.

Here’s what to consider when deciding when to schedule your next treatment:

  • Cosmetic use:
    • Wrinkles: When you start to notice the wrinkles reappearing or your desired level of smoothness diminishing, it’s usually a good time for another treatment.
    • Other areas: For other areas like the jawline or gummy smile, you can discuss with your doctor the optimal timing for a follow-up treatment based on your individual needs and the duration of the initial results.
  • Therapeutic use:
    • Follow your doctor’s recommendation: The frequency of treatments for therapeutic uses can vary widely depending on the specific condition being treated. It’s crucial to follow your doctor’s guidance on the appropriate timing for subsequent injections.