Wrinkle Injections

If you are considering having Botox injections to reduce the signs of wrinkles, you need to think about your safety. Choosing the right practitioner that utilises the best products will help you stay safe and achieve great results. Taking injections to relax wrinkles, when carried out properly, is very safe and over a million people have received this treatment. At Dermacia Pharmacy, we are happy to help you look great and remain confident with wrinkle injections.

When you come to us we will ensure you receive treatment from an experienced practitioner who uses the best quality products. We only use approved products, from reputable brands like Azzalure and Allergan. All of our team members have undergone intensive and extensive training in prescribing and carrying out this treatment.

We know that people have concerns about Botox and when carried out incorrectly, there can be complications, such as frozen face. However, we are more than happy to share our referral rate, our number of repeat visits and we will answer any questions you may have. You should be aware that all of our clinics are registered with the Independent Healthcare Advisory Services and the Care Quality Commission. When you choose Dermacia Pharmacy for your Botox treatment, you will receive excellent results.

What is Botox?

Botox is a trade name, held by Allergen, for their Botolinum Toxin, a protein and neurotoxin mix. The protein is utilised in a cosmetic manner to relax muscles when treating wrinkles.

This form of treatment is needed because as people get older, the skin loses elasticity and wrinkles appear. Botox, when applied correctly, is a highly effective form of treatment as it subtly manages the appearance of wrinkles and lines. It also ensures that new lines aren’t formed resulting in wrinkles and lines being smoothed providing a youthful appearance. One of the best things about the treatment is that it involves no time at all and it can be carried out during your normal day with no impact on your normal routine. If you would like a consultation or to book an appointment, get in touch with Dermacia Pharmacy and we’ll be happy to help.


What does the treatment involve?

We target the affected areas and with a tiny needle, we inject minimal amounts of Botulinum Toxin. This acts to stop the impulses from the nerves reaching the facial muscles, which helps to minimise the contractions that lead to wrinkles being formed. After the treatment has been concluded, the skin over these muscles will appear smooth and even.

Botox treatment in forehead

Does this treatment hurt?

No. There is no need for sedation, a local anaesthesia is used and as the needle is fine and the amount is small, there is a minimal level of pain.

How long does the treatment take?

The standard level of treatment is complete in 15 minutes so you can have this treatment and then return to work or carry out the rest of your business in a normal manner.

How quickly do results appear?

Improvements can be seen in as short a time as two to three days and the overall effects and impact of Botox will be noticeable inside a week.

How long will the results last?

This treatment can have an effect that will last for anything from between three to six months. This is the time when you should look to make a follow up appointment for further treatment. Studies and research indicates that the treatment provides a cumulative effect for users, which means that over time you will need a fewer amount of injections.

Should I be concerned about side effects?

Given that minimal amounts of Botulinum Toxin are used, the treatment is not sore. The only side effects you need to be aware of include localised bruising, which is temporary, a slight swelling which occurs at the point of injection and redness of the skin.

To book for an appointment ring us on 0207 226 2780 or email us at info@dermacialondon.co.uk


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