Wrinkle treatment FAQ When injected into a muscle, the medicine temporarily relaxes the muscle by blocking nerve impulses. As the nerve impulses are blocked the muscle is temporarily unable to contract so that dynamic wrinkles are not formed. This gives the overlying facial skin a softer, smoother and more youthful appearance.
Is the treatment safe? As a muscle relaxant this treatment has an excellent safety record and a long record of use in medicine. It has been used successfully in adults and children in variety medical conditions over the last 20 years.
Who can have the treatment? This treatment can be used for treating wrinkles in men and women, however men usually need slightly higher doses than women.
Does the injection hurt? These injections are relatively painless as the injections are performed using a very fine needle. Patients therefore and do not require any anaesthesia. The full treatment takes about 15-20 minutes to perform and you are able to drive and go to work the same day.
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