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Burwood NSW 2134


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Anti-wrinkle Injections

Botulinum Toxin is a naturally occurring protein that was first used in the 1960s for treating eye diseases such as strabismus (turned eye) and blepharospasm (uncontrollable blinking).  Since the 1990s it has also become popular as an anti-wrinkle agent.

The cosmetic areas often targeted are between the eyebrows and the crow’s feet area.  The procedure is done in the clinic.  Small quantities are injected using very fine needles, which relax the muscle and improve the wrinkles.  The effect lasts 3-4 months depending on the area treated and the dose given.   As an eye specialist Dr. Rose brings important expertise to the cosmetic application of injections around the eye.

Dr Loren Rose is accredited for both the therapeutic and cosmetic applications.

Frequently asked questions:

How long do the injections last?

Injections of anti wrinkle medications take a few days to have its full effect.  The effect of the injections last 3-6 months depending on the area treated and the amount injected. To continue to have its cosmetic effect treatment needs to be repeated at regular intervals.

What is the cost?

The cost is calculated on how much medication is injected in units. This depends on the area treated, the patient’s gender and the degree of wrinkling to be treated.  The cost will be discussed prior to any treatment.

Does it hurt?

Very fine needles are used to minimise any pain experienced. The number of injections depends on the area treated.

Are there any side effects?

Possible side effects include headaches.

When should I start treatment?

Treatment can be started at any time. It is contraindicated if you are pregnant or breast feeding.

Will I need to keep getting injections?

No. You can do it as a one off but to continue to get the cosmetic effects the treatment needs to be repeated.