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Anti-Wrinkle Injections

The Berkeley Clinic provides anti-wrinkle injections treatments in a professional, yet relaxing environment. Based in the city centre of Glasgow, we like to think our clinic is the perfect space for our clients to have their cosmetic treatments completed at a time and place which is suitable for them. Our anti-wrinkle injections Glasgow practitioners are all fully qualified with years of experience, which means our patients receive the highest standards of care possible. When possible we will meet every unique requirement, offering quick procedures with undeniably good results.


Anti-Wrinkle Injections for Younger Skin

It is true to say that anti-wrinkle injections are the most popular cosmetic treatment available at our clinic. The treatment is hugely successful and is known to relax facial muscles, making wrinkles less visible.

If you have any questions about this procedure, feel free to get in touch. This is only a short guide to the treatment and focuses on the most frequently asked questions about anti-wrinkle injections in Glasgow. 

What are Anti-Wrinkle Injections?

Anti-wrinkle injections contain a naturally occurring protein that causes the muscles of the face to relax, smoothing out wrinkles. Anti-wrinkle injections are the UK’s most popular cosmetic treatment for the removal of wrinkles and it is also a fairly quick procedure to carry out. Procedure time usually takes around 30 minutes, which means it can even be completed before or during the working day. There are very little side effects with this treatment, which means that patients can return back to work almost immediately. The sensitivity of the face will last usually an hour.


Common Questions about Anti-Wrinkle Injections

How long do anti-wrinkle injections last?

The duration of the results lasts for around 3 – 4 months. We advise all of our patients that during the first year of Anti-wrinkle injections treatment, you may need to have the treatment done approximately 3 times.

After the first year of Anti-wrinkle injections treatments, it is suggested that you have Anti-wrinkle injections applied only twice per year, this allows muscle recovery time. If you are continually having the treatment, it may only need to be applied once a year. One of the main benefits of having this cosmetic treatment completed is that you can immediately see the results of the anti-wrinkle injections.

Who is suitable for anti-wrinkle injections?

Anti-wrinkle injections are suitable for patients that wish to reduce the appearance of forehead lines, frown lines or wrinkles around their eyes. We are often asked where anti-wrinkle injections should be applied to reduce the signs of ageing, this is different for every patient, however, the most popular places are:

  • The forehead/brow

  • Between the eyes

  • Sides of the eyes

What will the treatment involve?

Anti-wrinkle injections are one of the quickest cosmetic treatments available at The Berkeley Clinic. The treatment will involve a doctor making a series of small injections into the muscles of your face. The injection process itself will only take a few minutes.

Are anti-wrinkle injections safe?

Anti-wrinkle injections have been used for many years. Since their introduction, four decades ago anti-wrinkle injection treatments have become a very popular to treat hyperhidrosis, relax muscles, and achieve different cosmetic results.

Anti-wrinkle injections are safe when they are completed by a trained medical practitioner. Medical practitioners must have the appropriate training to complete this non-surgical treatment, the risks are extremely minimal.

Do anti-wrinkle injections hurt?

This is a non-surgical treatment, therefore, the procedure is largely pain-free. If you are uncomfortable with needles, then there you may feel mild discomfort which is experienced due to the small needle injection involved.

What happens after anti-wrinkle injections?

Any anti-wrinkle injections clinic in Glasgow will advise you to can carry on with your day as normal. At the Berkeley Clinic, our medical practitioners advise that patients avoid strenuous activity, saunas and other facial treatments for up to 24 hours after the treatment. The results from Anti-wrinkle injections can be seen almost immediately. After 4-10 days of having undergone treatment, you will notice an improvement in your lines and wrinkles.

What are the possible side effects?

If you are worried about the side effects of Anti-wrinkle injections, then you should always visit a professional medical Anti-wrinkle injections clinic. Some of the side effects which are associated with Anti-wrinkle injections are short-lived and mild, the most common being mild bruising to the site of the injection. Some patients also report mild headaches shortly after the treatment, but these usually subside within 24 hours.

Who Should Not Use Anti-wrinkle injections?

If you are considering having anti-wrinkle treatment, then you should always book a consultation with a member of The Berkeley Clinic Team. There is a selection of people who are advised not to have this type of treatment completed:

  • The injection site is infected

  • You are allergic to any of the ingredients

  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding

  • You have a neuromuscular disorder (e.g. myasthenia gravis)

If you are still unsure if you are suited for Anti-wrinkle injections treatment then a full list of side effects, cautions and contraindications will be discussed at face-to-face consultation. We can also discuss this over the phone with you.

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