Anti wrinkle injections

Anti-wrinkle injections can rejuvenate the appearance of the face. Designed to smooth away fine lines and wrinkles, anti-wrinkle injections are a quick and effective solution for crow’s feet, frown lines and forehead wrinkles, lifting the eyebrows, smoothing the under eye muscle, bunny lines of the nose, improving a gummy smile, softening smoker’s lines around the mouth, lifting a drooping smile, relaxing a dimply chin, refining a jawline, and smoothing the bands of the neck. These injections also produce a more relaxed, refreshed, youthful, and less worried appearance. Anti-wrinkle injections and other cosmetic injections at Dr Warwick Nettle in Sydney can eradicate shallow lines and considerably improve deeper lines.

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The Procedure

During the anti-wrinkle injections procedure, a purified protein is injected in minute quantities to soften dynamic facial lines by blocking muscle contraction. These anti-wrinkle injections have been used for more than 30 years to treat irregular and involuntary muscle movements of the eyelids and face. Anti-wrinkle injections block the muscular activity that causes facial lines and wrinkles and usually last for several months. These anti-wrinkle injections take approximately 30 minutes and involve very minimal pain. Anaesthetic cream or icy poles may be applied prior to treatment, together with the administration of nitrous oxide gas, if needed.

The Recovery

You may experience slight temporary bruising near the injection site. However most normal activities can be resumed immediately following treatment. Heavy exercise and lying flat for the first 3 – 4 hours after treatment are best avoided. It is also recommended that the face is washed gently and no creams applied the evening after treatment. Results from muscle-relaxer injections usually take four days to be seen and up to 10 days to be final. Anti-wrinkle injections are temporary and repeat treatments are required to maintain optimal results.*


Anti-wrinkle injections relax the muscles of the face, preventing the skin from creasing and causing wrinkles. They are effective for expression lines, such as frown and surprise lines on the forehead and crow’s feet around the eyes. They can also be used to treat the turkey necklines on the neck as well and can be injected into the jaw muscles to help minimise teeth grinding.

Both men and women are good candidates for anti-wrinkle injections.

Anti-wrinkle injections can treat; frown lines, laughter lines around the eyes, forehead lines, down turned mouth, jaw grinding muscles and neck bands.

At any age when you feel that wrinkles are bothering you.


Anti-wrinkle injections block the contraction of the affected muscle.

This depends on the desired outcome. You will be provided with an estimate prior to the procedure.


No medication is necessary.

Plan to take the rest of the day off after the injections. Any bruising can be covered with cover-up makeup.

You can return to normal activities, and any after care instructions will be given to you at the time of your treatment.

Usually anti-wrinkle injections need to be repeated 3-4 times per year for optimal results.

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Anti wrinkle injections