Fine Lines & Wrinkle treatments treatment is probably the most popular cosmetic medical treatment for facial lines and wrinkles in the UK and can be used successfully in combination with other rejuvenation treatments.
Fine Lines & Wrinkle treatments is a simple, non-surgical treatment that can temporarily smooth moderate to serve wrinkles between the brow, across the forehead, and around the ‘crow’s feet’ or laughter lines. The upper third of the face is where the best treatment results are obtained.
How Does Fine Lines & Wrinkle treatments Work?
Fine Lines & Wrinkle treatments blocks the transmission of signals from nerves to the muscles by hindering the production of the neurotransmitter (the chemical which relays the signals). When used for cosmetic purposes this causes the muscle to relax giving it a smoother appearance and reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles.
Fine Lines & Wrinkle treatments injections are not permanent. It is advised to have treatment every 3-4 months to maintain the effect.
After cleaning the area, tiny amounts of liquid will be injected into the skin using a micro fine needle. Most people find that Fine Lines & Wrinkle treatments injections cause very little discomfort and resume normal activities soon after treatment.
Fine Lines & Wrinkle treatments can start to take effect within 5-7days, however full effects are generally seen after a maximum of 2 weeks.
What Side effects may I experience?
Like all medicines Fine Lines & Wrinkle treatments can cause side effects although not everyone gets them. Most side effects are short lived and are related to the injections. These can include redness, swelling, irritation, discomfort, or bruising at the site of injection, particularly around the eye. People may also experience a slight headache for a short period of time. Much rarer side effects such as ptosis (drooping of the upper eyelid) and, very rarely, double-vision, whilst still temporary in nature can be caused by a spread of the injection into nearby muscles.
Post Treatment Advice
- Refrain from touching the treated area for 3-4 hours.
- Remain upright for 3-4 hours.
- Do not engage in strenuous exercise after treatment.
- Follow up appointment 2 weeks after treatment to review results.
Prior to all procedures a full consultation is required to ascertain the best course of treatment.
1 Area: £210
2 Areas: £240
3 Areas: £270
Chemical Skin Peels
Chemical skin peels are one of the most requested medical cosmetic treatments in the UK, particularly since the emergence of television make-over shows.
Chemical skin peels improve the visible signs of ageing or sun-damaged skin and treat various dermatological conditions such as acne, dry skin, and hyperpigmentation. No anaesthetic or downtime is required.
Chemical peels work not just by removing the superficial layers of skin (epidermis) but by stimulating production of the body’s own source of collagen. Collagen is the substance in the skin responsible for providing its elasticity.
The skin peel offered is NeoStrata® Glycolic Acid Medical Peel which ranges between 20% – 70% strength dependant upon your skin type and its condition. Glycolic acid is found naturally in fruit and is medically engineered to provide uniform distribution throughout the skin making it safe and consistent.
Most clients undergo glycolic peeling without any side effects. The fact that a client underwent a peel is usually undetectable to others. Some redness and dryness is temporary and can normally be covered with make-up.
During the initial consultation the client would be advised to prepare their skin two weeks prior to your peel to maximize its benefits. The pre-treatment creams form part of the skin peel treatment package and are provided at the consultation.
At the time of skin peel treatment, the skin is thoroughly cleansed with an agent that removes excess oils, and the eyes and hair are protected.
The procedure is fast and convenient, taking only about half an hour. There is no significant discomfort and no anesthetic is needed. With virtually no recovery time, clients can be back to their normal routine straight away.
Following the treatment, the practitioner will provide the client with post treatment creams to use to maximize the benefits of the skin peel.
A course of six peels is recommended at 3-4 week intervals to achieve the full desired effect.
NeoStrata® Glycolic acid (AHA) peels
Single Peel £85
Six Peel Treatmeat Package £450