Anti-wrinkle treatments and other injectable fillers are becoming an increasingly popular alternative to surgery for treating wrinkles and expression lines.
The anti-ageing properties of botulinum toxin are often known as ‘Botox’, which is a product trade name for one type of botulinum toxin available.
There are people out there that undertake these injectable treatments without adequate training or supervision – although these non-invasive procedures are considered very low risk, we encourage you to seek treatment from a professional.
When injected, the treatment causes the muscle to relax, preventing skin from creasing and causing wrinkles. It's effective for expression lines, such as frown and surprise lines on the forehead and crow's feet around the eyes.
Not really - The pain has been described as similar to that of an insect bite or sting, and lasts for only a few seconds.
The effects typically last three to four months, but they can last longer with ongoing treatment.
This depends on how many areas you have treated.