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Are anti-wrinkle injections safe?

Are you still apprehensive about anti-wrinkle injections even though your friends keep telling you how much it has changed their facial appearance?

Anti-wrinkle injections use Botulinum Toxin Type A, a toxin that has a very safe history and is one of the leading non-surgical cosmetic procedures in the US and countries all over the world. This product is also used in the medical field and used to treat over 20 different medical conditions.

In cosmetic treatments, it is injected into the muscle underneath the facial wrinkles to relax the muscle resulting in wrinkle free, smooth skin.

Anti-wrinkle injection work by blocking the neve impulse responsible for muscle contraction leading to forehead wrinkles and frown lines between the eyebrows.

Certain wrinkle types may respond better to dermal fillers to completely get rid of deep wrinkles.


To ensure that anti-wrinkle injections are completely safe, it is vital to find a practitioner that is qualified, experienced and licensed to administer. Choose a safe, sterile and hygienic environment with medical supervision.


Other tips and key information:

Avoid massaging your face for up to 5 days after the treatment to avoid spreading the product to other areas of the face.

The reports of side effects over the past 15 years have been very few but nevertheless there are risks involved in any procedure.

The billionths gram, an extremely tiny amount that is used in the cosmetic industry to smooth out wrinkles, is far from any dangerous amount.

Millions of people have used anti-wrinkle injections over the years making it a very safe procedure with complications being extremely rare. Known side effects can be a droopy eyelid, headaches, bruising, swelling, sensitivity, and spreading of the substance causing minor paralysis which are generally temporary.

Please consult your trusted salon and doctor before undergoing the procedure so you can fully benefit from the effects. Remove visible signs that have formed on your face over the years and enjoy a younger looking, smooth appearance without having to undergo surgery.

Results typically last 3 months and can be fully enjoyed a few days after the initial procedure.

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