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Anti-wrinkle treatments involve the use of naturally occurring protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium Botulinum. The treatment blocks the transition of chemical messages sent from the nerve to cause the muscle to contract. Without these messages, the muscle stays in a resting state until the ‘messengers’ recover.
Treatments are prescription only medicines (POM) and can only be prescribed by doctors, dentists, prescribing nurses and pharmacists with a prescribing qualification, following a face to face assessment and consultation with the qualified prescriber.
For 72 hours before the treatment avoid Alcohol, Vitamin A, C, or E, Gingko Biloba, Garlic & fish oils, St Johns Wart supplements and medications such as Ibuprofen, Aspirin as these can increase the risk of bruising
Joolia Gilvey Aesthetics will take a detailed medical history and an assessment of your needs and expectations to ensure this is an appropriate treatment for you.
After treatment it is expected that you will start to see an improvement within 2 or 3 days. The full result may be judged at 2-3 weeks.
A very fine needle is used and generally this treatment is not painful and can be well tolerated with no anesthetic. Ice may be helpful in numbing the skin for nervous patients as well as reducing the risk of a bruise.
Results tend to last 3-4 months Movement will begin recovering from 8 weeks Frequent treatment at intervals of less than 3 months is NOT recommended.