Anti Wrinkles Injection Singapore
Wrinkle Reduction Treatment
Anti-wrinkle treatment can be used to alleviate:
– Frown lines
– Crows feet
– Forehead furrows
– Skin bands on the neck
According to survey, 9 out of 10 Singaporeans agree that good looks are important at work. This is one of the reason why people are looking to different means to turn back the clock and look younger than their actual age.
Anti-wrinkle injections provide more dramatic results than creams and it is less invasive as compared to facelift surgery.
The treatment is usually done in about 10 minutes, and hardly any recovery time is needed. There may be a little bruising which will subside in a few days. After the injection, it takes 2-3 days to see the significant changes and around 7 days to see the full effect (Carruthers et. al, 2004)
Over the years this treatment has proven to be a safe option and the result may lasts 3 to 6 months depending on patient’s skin condition.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Find the answers you are looking for! Read our FAQ’s on wrinkle reduction procedure.
1. How does anti-wrinkle injection prevent wrinkles?
In helping stall the effects of aging on facial skin, this anti-wrinkle injection has been a favorite for many for its proven results. A controlled dosage of highly diluted solution relaxes the contraction of muscles by blocking nerve impulses. Because of this, muscles can no longer contract. And in effect, the skin relaxes and the wrinkles soften.
The effect may not be instant, it may take up to four days for a satisfying cosmetic result to be noticed with the effects lasting up to six months after the treatment.
2. Will an anti-wrinkle injection make me feel numb and look frozen?
You will feel a numbing sensation on the areas that have been treated, but it does not translate into a frozen look. This only happens when there is poor judgment and execution by an inexperienced or untrained hands. A good doctor will know the appropriate amount of the solution that is needed to create natural-looking results in the targeted areas.
Take time to look for doctors who have good aesthetic judgement, as well as the necessary credentials to administer this procedure.
3. Does an anti-wrinkle injection hurt?
Anti-wrinkle injections are not as painful as it look. That is why no anesthesia is required for this procedure. The injection is administered into the muscle using a fine needle, which greatly reduces any discomfort.
4. Am I a good candidate for an anti-wrinkle injection?
You are a good candidate for anti-wrinkle injections if you are:
i. not allergic to the components of this solution
ii. not suffering from injection complications on or near the injection site
iii. not using this particular solution as a treatment for loss of bladder control, unable to urinate and have not been emptying your bladder routinely
iv. not showing severe signs of skin aging or sagging
vi. not experiencing any neurological or bleeding disorders
vii. not pregnant or breastfeeding
5. When will I see the results?
Results will typically be visible within 2-3 days’ time from the day of the procedure. This is when the solution has finally settled in the area that was treated.
However, it is important never to massage the treated portion so as not to spread the product to other areas.
6. What kinds of wrinkles are treated with this specific anti-wrinkle injection?
This particular anti-wrinkle injection treats the vertical frown lines located between your brows. It helps to smooth out crow’s feet, which are lines found on the outer portion of the eyes and near the brows. It also treats dynamic wrinkles, or the type of wrinkles that resulted from repeated expressions you make over the years.
7. How many times can I have anti wrinkle injections?
You can always go back for a retouch every time the solution wears off. But overtime, you will need it less frequently as the muscles that control these areas become less strained.
8. Do Anti Wrinkle Cosmetic injections ever become ineffective?
An anti-wrinkle injection is not a permanent solution, but it does not mean that it has become ineffective. The treatment will work on anybody who experiences mild to moderate skin aging. So to maintain the results, you need to get touch up treatments.
9. What are the risks of anti-wrinkle injections?
Possible side effects include local numbness, swelling, bruising or a burning sensation during injection. Some patients have reported temporary headache and nausea. Most complications are of short duration and can be avoided with proper injection techniques.
10. How much does anti-wrinkle injection cost?
The actual cost of an anti-wrinkle injection depends on the area that has to be worked on. A personal consultation will help our doctor determine this and also the approach that needs to be done.
11. Why choose Dr. Tyng Tan Aesthetics and Hair Clinic?
Dr. Tyng Tan is trained and licensed to provide this type of treatment, and she has been performing this service for several years. Her technique and attention to details will ensure that the anti-wrinkle material is administered correctly. This is the key to natural-looking results that will improve and rejuvenate the patient’s appearance.
Carruthers A, Carruthers J, Lowe NJ, et al; for BOTOX® Glabellar Lines I & II Study Groups. One-year, randomised, multicenter, two-period study of the safety and efficacy of repeated treatments with botulinum toxin type A in patients with glabellar lines. J Clin Res. 2004;7:1-20 [PubMed]
Dr Tyng Tan Aesthetics and Hair Clinic website provides general information about medical aesthetic treatments and procedures. It must be remembered that individual client’s circumstances may vary and each treatment may not be suitable for all.
Our website serves as basic information for clients and does not substitute a detailed and personal consultation with a practitioner.