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What is the difference between botox and anti-wrinkle injections?

There is no difference between Botox and anti-wrinkle injections, Botox is actually the trade or brand name for botulinum toxin which is one of many prescription medication brands used to treat and reduce dynamic lines on the upper face such as crow’s feet and frown lines.

What is Botox?

Botox is just one of many brand names for a prescription medication that is injected into a specific areas of to relax the muscles reducing further development of facial lines. Each area might require more than one injection to achieve the desired result.

How long do anti-wrinkle injections or ‘Botox’ last?

Anti-wrinkle injections are not permanent and last around 4 to 6 months.

Who should administer anti-wrinkle injections or ‘Botox’ treatments?

As Botox is classified as a prescription medicine, it can and should only be administered by a qualified medical practitioner following a consultation. It is the practitioners responsibility to ensure it is safe for the patient or client to receive treatment.

Things to think about

It is important when considering any type of aesthetic treatment such as anti-wrinkle injections that you factor in:

  • the primary function of the clinic or business you are going to as medical clinics are more strictly regulated

  • a clinics availability so in the unlikely event there are any side effects or issues you know that help is at hand

  • the clinics training and history of success, any good practitioner will be more than willing to discuss this with you

Note: Due to regulations medical clinics or practices are not allowed to advertise treatment anti-wrinkle injections widely known as the brand Botox on things like social media, however will be able to offer testimonials or visuals on previous treatments on request.

To book a free consultation with Nicky or if you have any questions or concerns about getting anti-wrinkle injections please contact us so we can discuss these with you.

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