Botulinum toxin type A anti wrinkle treatments are highly effective at improving the appearance of lines on the face.
The active ingredient is a protein complex derived from Clostridium botulinum. Nerve endings at neuromuscular junctions will temporarily stop responding to nerve impulses. This results in a smoother appearance of the overlying skin.
The procedure is simple and requires no recovery period. Treatment is quick and virtually pain free.
Injections can significantly reduce the severity of glabellar (frown) lines at maximum frown for up to 4 months and at rest. Crows feet lines are significantly reduced by up to 5 months with an average of 4 months improvement.
The lines on our faces are a result of a combination of factors- sun damage, facial expression patterns and lifestyle . The treatment of these lines is completely different from person to person. We don’t want to change the unique character of your look but at Luxira we aim to stop these lines from getting worse and becoming irreversible scars (if deemed to require treatment at initial consultation). Once scarred we can still sometimes soften lines but we cannot always take them away completely.
We always offer a FREE face to face review at 2-4 weeks after wrinkle reducing injection treatment.
Botulinum Toxin can be used for the treatment of vertical (not horizontal) bands that appear in the neck when the platysma muscle is contracted. Treatment here can also improve lateral cheek and marionette lines.
Depending on the pre-existing anatomy, it may be appropriate and aesthetically pleasing to use Botulinum in such a way that it creates a lift at the lateral eyebrow, therefore opening the eye area and in females this is particularly popular.
Lines that appear on the side / top of the nose can in some people be present only on mild animation and can therefore be treated alone or in conjunction with glabellar (frown) lines and crow’s feet injections.
Drooping nasal tip
The tip of the nose can be elevated to improve its position during a smile providing a more youthful appearance and a more delicate nose profile.
Botulinum is used to stop the gums being visible at rest and / or during smile.
A dimpled chin is the result of contraction of the mentalis muscle and Botulinum injections can make the area smoother.