This treatment is a prescription only medicine and therefore information that can be placed online is restricted. If you require more information please contact me at the clinic.
What can be treated?
The central frown, the horizontal forehead lines and the lines around the eyes (crows feet) can be softened and sometimes eradicated. You will look less tired and not angry all the time.
Other areas such as bunny lines, a pebbly chin, large jaw muscles and neck bands can also be treated.
Who can’t be treated?
People with a previous allergy to wrinkle treatment, pregnant and breastfeeding mums, certain muscle diseases and those prone to keloid scarring should not be treated.
I will complete a full assessment during the consultation to assess whether you are suitable.
Will it be painful?
The injections feel like small pinches but I can use numbing cream to help minimise any discomfort you may feel.
What does it cost?
Please see the price list here. This includes a free review after your first treatment.
What is it?
Read more about the product on Dr Booysen's Blog: From Toxin to Treatment.
Click here to read the blog post.
What are the risks and side effects?
Severe side effects from the product are rare but allergic reactions can occur.
Pain, bruising, heaviness, swelling, redness and altered sensation are the most common effects and these settle in a few hours.
Tiredness, headache, flu-like symptoms, a heavy sensation in the forehead, some nausea can also occur. Asymmetry or suboptimal freezing can occur but this can be treated with a adjustments.
Eyelid drooping occurs when the product spreads to the eyelid muscle but this os very rare and wears off without treatment.
Trained doctors such as myself rarely have these complications as I have been trained
where and how to inject to minimize the chance of these side effects.
How long does it last?
The treatment last for about 3 months and can then be repeated.
You can stop having treatments whenever you feel and your lines will resume their natural position.