What Are Anti Wrinkle Injections?
Cosmetic injections are based on a drug that has been used to treat a variety of neurological disorders including muscle spasms. The most common use of anti wrinkle injections, however, is for cosmetic purposes, primarily to temporarily smooth out or reduce wrinkles. In 1989, the first documents showing the benefits of this treatment for cosmetic treatment were printed in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery journal. The treatment has since gained widespread popularity.
How do cosmetic injections work? One of the toxins found in anti wrinkle injections — attaches to the nerve endings where the anti-wrinkle substance is injected. This ultimately blocks the release of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which causes the muscles in the affected area to relax. Since skin wrinkles are caused by regular muscle contractions over time, the cessation of these muscle contractions causes the area to smooth out. This effect usually begins within a few days after injection, and can last between 4-8 months.
Most commonly used to reduce the wrinkles between the eyes, treatment is also performed to reduce frown lines, to treat crow’s feet, and to rid the face of other lines that inevitably form with age. If you are considering the treatment, talk with a board-certified plastic surgeon about the procedures available to you, the costs of the procedure, and about the risk factors. This will allow you to make an informed decision about your treatment plan.
The treatment can cause a dramatic change in the overall appearance of a person’s face, which is why anti-wrinkle injections are so popular. These days, treatments are offered in a wide variety of facilities, both medical and non-medical, making it convenient to get the treatments whenever desired. However, in order to avoid serious side effects, it is imperative to only receive this cosmetic treatment from certified surgeons that perform the injections in a medical facility.
ENT Wellbeing Skincare offers anti wrinkle injection services and care. Please contact us today to make an appointment or speak to one of our skincare specialists.