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Aquagold

The Aquagold Fine Touch Facial is one like no other by delivering a luminous glow and ‘airbrushed look’ with no down time.
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What is Aquagold?

Aquagold is a micro-infused micro-needling device with a small vial attached to the needle head that holds a customised solution, delivering dermal filler, anti-wrinkle and/or PRP solution in micro doses to the skin.

The Aquagold device has 24K gold plated fine needles that are finer than your hair. Bio-compatible to your skin, it reduces overall irritation and decreases allergic response as the needles are made from stainless steel. This treatment is great to boost your overall skin to rejuvenate it, with less downtime and now more comfortable. Great for pre-events or for brides-to-be, who wants to skin prep for that dewy, moist and glass skin look.

Wrinkle
Treatment Areas

Anti-wrinkle injections are most commonly
used in the following areas:

  • Frontalis

  • Glabella

  • Orbicularis Oculi

  • Mentalis

  • DAO


It can also be used for excessive sweating under
the arms as well as reduce trapezius muscle and calf slimming.

BENEFITS OF

Aquagold

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AQUAGOLD Fine Touch is a patented gold-plated, needle system that delivers custom solutions into the skin at the ideal 600 micron depth.

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How does Aquagold work?

Microstamping the patent Aquagold device into your skin it does two things. Penetrates 600microns in depth into the skin to the upper dermis releasing growth factors making new collagen and elastin. And secondly the ability to deliver cosmeceuticals like dermal filler, anti-wrinkle and PRP in micro doses for the skin, providing moisture, smaller pores and that glass skin glow. What customised solutions do we use? We use dermal filler that has the ability to hold water x 1000 of its weight which means hydration and plumpness. Anti-wrinkle is used to improve skin quality by reducing pore size, diminish redness associated with rosacea and assisting with mild acne by reducing oiliness. And our favourite stand-alone treatment solution is PRP, platelet rich plasma, boosting collagen and elastin, great to rejuvenate and improve skin texture and tone. 

Wrinkle
Treatment Areas

Anti-wrinkle injections are most commonly
used in the following areas:

  • Frontalis

  • Glabella

  • Orbicularis Oculi

  • Mentalis

  • DAO


It can also be used for excessive sweating under
the arms as well as reduce trapezius muscle and calf slimming.

What Aqua Gold Micro-Needling?

What ingredients go into Aqua Gold Facials?

Celebrities who have tried Aquagold

Celebrities who have tried Aquagold - Kim Kardashian
Celebrities who have tried Aquagold - Chrissy Teigen, Robin Wright, Sophie Turner

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  • How should I prepare for the treatment?
    The exact preparation instructions will be discussed during your free consultation. Most importantly you should remove any piercings from the treatment area and be hydrated.
  • How many treatments are required?
    Generally one treatment every year however, it can be repeated 3 months post the initial treatment if you desire more further results.
  • Does truSculpt iD fat removal hurt?
    The treatment is virtually pain free. It has has been compared to the sensation of a hot stone massage. Unlike other body sculpting devices, the truSculpt iD uses innovative RF technology to deliver a comfortable, easy treatment. With the help of a gel applicator, the iD is able to keep the skin much colder than the layer of fat underneath. Each treatment only takes about 15 minutes and they are very well tolerated. Most patients describe the feeling similar to a “hot stone massage,” as there are multiple applicators that gradually heat up over the course of the 15 minute treatment. During the treatment, the nurse will constantly be monitoring you and the device, as she The great thing about truSculpt iD is how comfortable, customizable, and fast it is.
  • How long does it take to sculpt your body?
    The treatment itself is only 15-minutes. However results can take up to 8-12 weeks to fully appear. This is because it takes the body time to naturally secrete the fat cells. The truSculpt iD offers visible fat reduction after just 15 minutes in a specific area. Clinically proven to be safe and effective, the truSculpt iD uses the latest technology to heat and destroy fat cells permanently. The body then naturally expels the destroyed fat cells through natural mechanisms like the bladder. After the treatment, it can take the body up to 3 months to fully rid itself of the destroyed fat cells. That being said, optimal results appear after about 2-3 weeks. On average, most individuals lose about 24% of fat cells in a given area.
  • Post-treatment protocol?
    The post-treatment protocol will also be discussed in more detail during your free consultation. The most important thing to remember is to drink plenty of water in the 8-12 weeks following your treatment to allow for the fat cells to be secreted through the body.
  • Is truSculpt iD fat removal Permanent?
    If all things remain equal the results can be considered permanent. However if you change your diet or stop whatever workout regiment you were doing prior to the treatment the results could fade much faster. Body sculpting is a very effective process for people already losing weight, or also those who want to maintain weight. Body sculpting gets rid of and reduces fat cells in targeted areas of the body whether using surgery, heat, ultrasound, or cooling techniques to perform the treatment. If you use the truSculpt iD and proceed to eat an extremely unhealthy diet, the treatment will at best make it seem like you have not gained weight. On average, a single truSculpt iD treatment destroys or shrinks fat cells by an average 25%.
  • Does truSculpt iD fat removal work?
    The treatment is FDA-approved and is the most effective non invasive body sculpting treatment on the market. Body sculpting works by destroying fat cells in a given area. Not all patients are ideal candidates for this treatment! This is to allow our laser treatment to be absorbed in the subcutaneous fat layer evenly and safely. If the patient is too fit for body sculpting, there won't be any fat to destroy! As with every procedure, everyone has their individual goals and results. TruSculpt iD is safe FDA cleared and clinically proven to provide an average of 24% fat reduction in the treated area. Our patients have experienced great results.
  • What is TruSculpt iD?
    Body sculpting is a revolutionary non surgical treatment that allows for fat removal and skin tightening in just one 15-minute session. TruSculpt iD is the the Gold Standard Device body contouring device. Unlike liposuction or Cyrolysis, the iD uses Cutera’s proprietary technology as a non-surgical alternative to target fat loss. The iD's competitive edge lies in its ability to deliver targeted adipose removal in a uniform, low energy environment-permanently the destroying fat cells all the way to the muscle wall. In comparison to CoolSculpting and Liposuction, TruSculpt iD only requires one 15-minute treatment! truSculpt iD allows you to personalize your ideal body with a revolutionary non-surgical, body-sculpting treatment. It's comfortable, safe, and effective technology is clinically proven to permanently eliminate fat cells in stubborn areas around your abdomen and flanks.
  • Is truSculpt iD Safe?
    This is a very safe treatment. During your free consultation you will discuss your medical history. Only if you have things such as a pacemaker in your body should this treatment be avoided. It’s vital to discuss any procedure you plan on doing with your primary physician before you do it! That being said, before any treatment we perform, we require a consultation with our nurses. Our nurses are highly specialized individuals that are trained to screen patients before they undergo any procedure. That being said, our body sculpting treatments carry the least risks overall. Body Sculpting uses heat to induce a natural process, so the risk is very low compared to surgical methods. There really isn’t even any downtime. That being said, patients with weak kidneys or livers may not be ideal candidates for body sculpting, as the treatment increases the stress placed on these two organs.
  • How many body sculpting sessions do I need for fat removal?
    Most people will only require one session. If you wish to remove a further 24% of fat, then another treatment can be administered after 8-12 weeks. Multiple areas can be treated in as little as one 15-minute session. Additional treatments may be required to achieve the personalized results you desire. Body Sculpting can treat many areas at one time, this reduces the number of treatment sessions needed. The number of treatments needed will be dependent upon your ideal body shape and the results you desire. Unlike any other fat loss method, you can count on multiple areas being treated in one session.
  • How early ahead should I get this before an event?
    Masseter reduction takes up to 6 weeks for the slimming of the muscle. It is advised to do it at least 2 months prior in the event that you need to slim it further.
  • What do I stay away from post treatment?
    Immediately after treatment, no touching or rubbing of the area as well as, remaing upright for 4 hours. To prolong the treatment it is best to avoid foods that require long amounts of chewing. Like chewing gum, nuts, gummy bears, beef jerky, etc...
  • How much recovery time is needed after the procedure?
    There is no downtime or recovery following the procedure. Many people even schedule their appointments over lunch breaks or in between other activities. Because the appointment time can be kept to a minimum, an hour-long lunch break is plenty of time to receive the treatment injections.
  • What are the common risk?
    Bruising, swelling and redness are expected and temporary.
  • Is it painful?
    Injection of the masseters feel like a small ant bite or sting and only lasting whilst the product is injected. A small, fine needle is used taking a few seconds per injection site.
  • How long does it last?
    Masseter reduction last anywhere between 4-6 months. Typically 2-3 times a year is an ideal treatment plan to achieve a consistent results throughout the year.
  • When will I see results?
    The muscle starts to relax at the 1-2week mark however it takes up to 6 weeks to see slimming effects.
  • How long does the treatment take?
    The treatment consists of several simple injections into the targeted Masseter muscle. This is a quick treatment that can be done in just one session of just 15 minutes, not including the consultation time.
  • When will I see results?
    Results may be seen within 4 days however, most people report seeing optimum results after a period of one or two weeks. This is great, because there is no dramatic change in appearance immediately after the appointment. It is likely that no one will even know that the person has received the treatment on the day of the injections.
  • Can I exercise or have alcohol?
    No touching or rubbing of the area is advised for at least 6 hours post treatment to prevent stimulating the product to migrate to another area. You can resume exercise 24hrs post treatment and it is also advised to have no alcohol within 24 hours post treatment to prevent bruising.
  • How much recovery time is needed after the procedure?
    There is no downtime or recovery following the procedure. Many people even schedule their appointments over lunch breaks or in between other activities. Because the appointment time can be kept to a minimum, an hour-long lunch break is plenty of time to receive Anti-wrinkle injections.
  • What other areas can be addressed using the Muscle relaxant medication?
    Muscle relaxant can be used for Jaw slimming by slimming down the Masseter muscles and may relieve symptoms of bruxism, clenching and teeth grinding. Muscle relaxant can also be used for Sweat reduction and can be achieved by blocking signals that activate sweat gland under the arms as well as, trapezius and calf reduction.
  • Are anti-wrinkle treatments painful?
    Anti-wrinkle injections feel like a small ant bite or sting and only lasting whilst the product is injected. A small needle is used taking a few seconds per injection site.
  • How long does it take to receive Anti-Wrinkle treatment?
    The treatment consists of several simple injections into the targeted facial muscles. This is a quick treatment that can be done in just one session of just 15 minutes, not including the consultation time.
  • What are the common risk?
    Bruising, swelling and redness are expected and temporary.
  • How long do dermal fillers last for?
    Treatment results are immediate but can take up to 14 days to settle. Longevity of treatment results may vary between individuals, the area treated and how fast your metabolism is. Dermal fillers can last anywhere between 6-24 months however, generally 6-9 months, depending on the area treated and product used.
  • What are the common risks?
    You can expect some bruising, swelling, or redness.
  • Are dermal filler treatments painful?
    Dermal filler injections have anaesthetic mixed with them to help with the pain. Although they are more uncomfortable than anti-wrinkle injections, the pain is minimal. For lip fillers, numbing topical cream is applied to the lips to help with pain.
  • How far in advanced do I need to plan before an event.
    Dermal fillers take a good 4 weeks to settle. At two weeks the treatment areas bruising and swelling should have subsided.
  • What brands of filler do you use?
    At Symetry Aesthetics, we use multiple leading brands of dermal filler to cater for the different areas on the face however, it is illegal to list or advertise the brands. If you would like to know more, it is best to come in for a consultation.
  • What if I have a history of cold sores?
    Dermal filler treatments to the lips might trigger a cold sore outbreak and to prevent this it is recommended to consult with your GP prior to your appointment to be on oral tablets of Valtrex, Famvir or Acyclovir.
  • Can I have fillers if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?
    It is not recommended that you have dermal fillers treatment whilst breastfeeding or pregnant. Dermal fillers have not been tested for breastfeeding or pregnant patients therefore it is not known if it is safe to have and hence we advise it is off-limits until you have had your baby and have completed your breastfeeding journey.
  • What is the preparation before the treatment?
    Avoid smoking on the day of treatment Avoid Alcohol for 48 hours prior to treatment Schedule procedure at least 4 weeks prior to a special occasion or event No waxing and/or use of chemical depilatories must be avoided a few days before treatment Please avoid Nurofen and Fish Oil one week before your appointment Sun exposure and/or usage of a tanning bed, including self-tanning products must be avoided for a minimum of 1 week before treatment Avoid treatments if you have had active infections in the treatment area It is recommended to arrive to the appointment with no makeup
  • How much does it cost?
    Injection treatments start from $450 - For Target areas such as eyes $600 - For Full Face $750 - For Full Face and Neck Microinfusion with HA Booster. $450 - Microinfusion Facial for full face $550 - AquaGOLD Facial for full face with HA Booster. ADD $150 to include neck. However please prefer to our price guide for the most current pricing.
  • Are the results immediate?
    Usual the effects are seen from 4-7 days post treatment.
  • How many treatments are required?
    Protocol of 3 session, once every month for three months to optimise improved skin quality. Additional treatments can be done to maintain the results every 6 months.
  • What are the side effects for the treatment?
    It is normal and expected to see temporary lumps on the areas that have been treated for 24- 48hrs. Bruising and swelling may occur.
  • How long do the results last?
    Generally maintenance is 6-9 months but can be repeated earlier for pre-event glow.
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  • Are results immediate?
    No. Swelling from the plasma is what you will see and feel first. Once this has subsided you will not see much change at all. Over a few weeks the Platelets will stimulate the growth factors which will assist in more collagen growth. You will start to see an improvement in skin turgor and elasticity. Some say when applying makeup, it glides on and skin texture and tone is smoother.
  • What are the side effects of the treatment?
    Expect as a minimum, swelling, bruising and redness for 12- 24 hours. Some clients experience headaches, and bruising may be present for up to a week or more. Some patients may feel faint. A bruise at the venapuncture site may be visible for 2-7 days.
  • What is the preparation before treatment?
    Leading up to your appointment a healthy diet and refraining or minimising smoking will optimise treatment. On the day it is important to come in well hydrated
  • How many treatments are required?
    For optimal results, it is recommend that 2-3 treatments are done 4-6 weeks apart, with a once a year active maintenance treatment. Some clients like to optimise, collagen and elastin, by having maintenance treatment every 3 months.
  • How long do the results last for?
    There is on-going improvement in the skin up to 12 months after each treatment depending on the rate the patient grows collagen. A maintenance treatment can be done at the 6 months mark to optimise collagen and elastin.
  • When will I see results?
    Results are not instant. Skin texture and new tissue cell growth is visible after 2-3 weeks and may take up to 6 weeks and continue to improve for up to 6 months.
  • Does it work on scarring?
    Severe scarring may not respond to treatment as well as, advanced wrinkles.
  • What is the downtime?
    Other than some redness that last for one –two hours this treatment has no downtime unlike the traditional micro-needling treatments. Most patients leave with a more glowing and pink hue.
  • How long does it last?
    Aquagold treatments last for approximately 3 months with most patients getting retreatment every 3 months for the Dermal filler and anti-wrinkle combination. PRP works best three sessions every 6 weeks.
  • Which one is best for me?
    During your consultation and facial assessment we can determine the best concoction to tailor to your skins need
  • What areas can be treated?
    The skin treatment can be done on • The face • The hands • The neck • The decolleté
  • Does it mean that I will not need dermal filler and anti-wrinkle injections
    No Aquagold treatment is at the skin level and is for skin quality rather that to volumise or relax the muscle.
  • Is there skin preparation before the treatment?
    Ideally having your skin in optimal condition will allow better penetration and treatment results. It is important that your skin is hydrated and exfoliated prior to the treatment day. However, skin prep is now included in the treatment with a skin prep mask included for optimal results.
  • Does it hurt?
    The needles on the Aquagold device are very fine and most find it comfortable, a little bit stingy around the eye, mouth and nose area but relatively pain free
  • Is it painful?
    Injection of the masseters feel like a small ant bite or sting and only lasting whilst the product is injected. A small, fine needle is used taking a few seconds per injection site.
  • When will I see results?
    The muscle starts to relax at the 1-2week mark however it takes up to 6 weeks to see slimming effects.
  • What do I stay away from post treatment?
    Immediately after treatment, no touching or rubbing of the area as well as, remaing upright for 4 hours. To prolong the treatment it is best to avoid foods that require long amounts of chewing. Like chewing gum, nuts, gummy bears, beef jerky, etc...
  • How much recovery time is needed after the procedure?
    There is no downtime or recovery following the procedure. Many people even schedule their appointments over lunch breaks or in between other activities. Because the appointment time can be kept to a minimum, an hour-long lunch break is plenty of time to receive the treatment injections.
  • How long does it last?
    Masseter reduction last anywhere between 4-6 months. Typically 2-3 times a year is an ideal treatment plan to achieve a consistent results throughout the year.
  • What are the common risk?
    Bruising, swelling and redness are expected and temporary.
  • How early ahead should I get this before an event?
    Masseter reduction takes up to 6 weeks for the slimming of the muscle. It is advised to do it at least 2 months prior in the event that you need to slim it further.
  • How long does the treatment take?
    The treatment consists of several simple injections into the targeted Masseter muscle. This is a quick treatment that can be done in just one session of just 15 minutes, not including the consultation time.
  • What are the side effects of the treatment?
    Expect as a minimum, swelling, bruising and redness for 12- 24 hours. Some clients experience headaches, and bruising may be present for up to a week or more. Some patients may feel faint. A bruise at the venapuncture site may be visible for 2-7 days.
  • How long do the results last for?
    There is on-going improvement in the skin up to 12 months after each treatment depending on the rate the patient grows collagen. A maintenance treatment can be done at the 6 months mark to optimise collagen and elastin.
  • Are results immediate?
    No. Swelling from the plasma is what you will see and feel first. Once this has subsided you will not see much change at all. Over a few weeks the Platelets will stimulate the growth factors which will assist in more collagen growth. You will start to see an improvement in skin turgor and elasticity. Some say when applying makeup, it glides on and skin texture and tone is smoother.
  • How many treatments are required?
    For optimal results, it is recommend that 2-3 treatments are done 4-6 weeks apart, with a once a year active maintenance treatment. Some clients like to optimise, collagen and elastin, by having maintenance treatment every 3 months.
  • What is the preparation before treatment?
    Leading up to your appointment a healthy diet and refraining or minimising smoking will optimise treatment. On the day it is important to come in well hydrated
  • When will I see results?
    Results are not instant. Skin texture and new tissue cell growth is visible after 2-3 weeks and may take up to 6 weeks and continue to improve for up to 6 months.
  • Does it work on scarring?
    Severe scarring may not respond to treatment as well as, advanced wrinkles.
  • Does it mean that I will not need dermal filler and anti-wrinkle injections
    No Aquagold treatment is at the skin level and is for skin quality rather that to volumise or relax the muscle.
  • Is there skin preparation before the treatment?
    Ideally having your skin in optimal condition will allow better penetration and treatment results. It is important that your skin is hydrated and exfoliated prior to the treatment day. However, skin prep is now included in the treatment with a skin prep mask included for optimal results.
  • What are the customised solutions?
    We have three main solutions that can be customised together or used singularly. Our main solution offered is the dermal filler and Anti-wrinkle combination.
  • Which one is best for me?
    During your consultation and facial assessment we can determine the best concoction to tailor to your skins need
  • What is the downtime?
    Other than some redness that last for one –two hours this treatment has no downtime unlike the traditional micro-needling treatments. Most patients leave with a more glowing and pink hue.
  • What areas can be treated?
    The skin treatment can be done on • The face • The hands • The neck • The decolleté
  • How long does it last?
    Aquagold treatments last for approximately 3 months with most patients getting retreatment every 3 months for the Dermal filler and anti-wrinkle combination. PRP works best three sessions every 6 weeks.
  • Does it hurt?
    The needles on the Aquagold device are very fine and most find it comfortable, a little bit stingy around the eye, mouth and nose area but relatively pain free
  • Are dermal filler treatments painful?
    Dermal filler injections have anaesthetic mixed with them to help with the pain. Although they are more uncomfortable than anti-wrinkle injections, the pain is minimal. For lip fillers, numbing topical cream is applied to the lips to help with pain.
  • How far in advanced do I need to plan before an event.
    Dermal fillers take a good 4 weeks to settle. At two weeks the treatment areas bruising and swelling should have subsided.
  • What are the common risks?
    You can expect some bruising, swelling, or redness.
  • What brands of filler do you use?
    At Symetry Aesthetics, we use multiple leading brands of dermal filler to cater for the different areas on the face however, it is illegal to list or advertise the brands. If you would like to know more, it is best to come in for a consultation.
  • What if I have a history of cold sores?
    Dermal filler treatments to the lips might trigger a cold sore outbreak and to prevent this it is recommended to consult with your GP prior to your appointment to be on oral tablets of Valtrex, Famvir or Acyclovir.
  • Can I have fillers if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?
    It is not recommended that you have dermal fillers treatment whilst breastfeeding or pregnant. Dermal fillers have not been tested for breastfeeding or pregnant patients therefore it is not known if it is safe to have and hence we advise it is off-limits until you have had your baby and have completed your breastfeeding journey.
  • How long do dermal fillers last for?
    Treatment results are immediate but can take up to 14 days to settle. Longevity of treatment results may vary between individuals, the area treated and how fast your metabolism is. Dermal fillers can last anywhere between 6-24 months however, generally 6-9 months, depending on the area treated and product used.
  • What are the side effects for the treatment?
    It is normal and expected to see temporary lumps on the areas that have been treated for 24- 48hrs. Bruising and swelling may occur.
  • Are the results immediate?
    Usual the effects are seen from 4-7 days post treatment.
  • What is the preparation before the treatment.
    Avoid smoking on the day of treatment. Avoid Alcohol for 48 hours prior to treatment. Schedule procedure at least 4 weeks prior to a special occasion or event. Please avoid Nurofen and Fish Oil one week before your appointment. Sun exposure and/or usage of a tanning bed, including self-tanning products must be avoided for a minimum of 1 week before treatment. Avoid treatments if you have had active infections in the treatment area. It is recommended to arrive to the appointment with no makeup.
  • How long do the results last?
    Generally maintenance is 6-9 months but can be repeated earlier for pre-event glow.
  • How many treatments are required?
    Protocol of 3 session, once every month for three months to optimise improved skin quality. Additional treatments can be done to maintain the results every 6 months.
  • What are the side effects for the treatment?
    Expect swelling and redness and bruising for up to 1 week and that may be present for up to 2 weeks. Massaging the treated area is key to ensure product is dispersed. Some patients feel tenderness for up to one week.
  • Are the results immediate?
    Results can be seen 6 weeks post treatment. (2-4 treatments is recommended to achieve your desired result).
  • What is the preparation before the treatment.
    Schedule your treatment at least 4 weeks prior a special event to allow for downtime. Avoid alcohol 48 hours prior to treatment and smoking. Avoid for one week, Nurofen, Aspirin and Fish Oil unless you medically require them. Come to the treatment, makeup free.
  • How long do the results last?
    Fat cells that are targeted will be destroyed permanently. Results paired with diet and exercise will enhance and maintain treatment results.
  • How long do dermal fillers last for?
    Treatment results are immediate but can take up to 14 days to settle. Longevity of treatment results may vary between individuals, the area treated and how fast your metabolism is. Dermal fillers can last anywhere between 6-24 months however, generally 6-9 months, depending on the area treated and product used.
  • Are anti-wrinkle treatments painful?
    Anti-wrinkle injections feel like a small ant bite or sting and only lasting whilst the product is injected. A small needle is used taking a few seconds per injection site.
  • What other areas can be addressed using the Muscle relaxant medication?
    Muscle relaxant can be used for Jaw slimming by slimming down the Masseter muscles and may relieve symptoms of bruxism, clenching and teeth grinding. Muscle relaxant can also be used for Sweat reduction and can be achieved by blocking signals that activate sweat gland under the arms as well as, trapezius and calf reduction.
  • What are the common risk?
    Bruising, swelling and redness are expected and temporary.
  • How long does it take to receive Anti-Wrinkle treatment?
    The treatment consists of several simple injections into the targeted facial muscles. This is a quick treatment that can be done in just one session of just 15 minutes, not including the consultation time.
  • When will I see results?
    Results may be seen within 4 days however, most people report seeing optimum results after a period of one or two weeks. This is great, because there is no dramatic change in appearance immediately after the appointment. It is likely that no one will even know that the person has received the treatment on the day of the injections.
  • Can I exercise or have alcohol?
    No touching or rubbing of the area is advised for at least 6 hours post treatment to prevent stimulating the product to migrate to another area. You can resume exercise 24hrs post treatment and it is also advised to have no alcohol within 24 hours post treatment to prevent bruising.
  • How much recovery time is needed after the procedure?
    There is no downtime or recovery following the procedure. Many people even schedule their appointments over lunch breaks or in between other activities. Because the appointment time can be kept to a minimum, an hour-long lunch break is plenty of time to receive Anti-wrinkle injections.
  • What are the side effects for the treatment?
    Expect as a minimum, swelling and redness for 12- 24 hours and bruising that may be present for up to a week or more. Some patients feel tenderness for up to one week.
  • How long do the results last?
    Generally last 12-18 months as it is your natural collagen that is broken down.
  • How many treatments are required?
    Generally one treatment every year however, it can be repeated 3 months post the initial treatment if you desire more further results.
  • What is the preparation before the treatment.
    Schedule your treatment at least 4 weeks prior a special event to allow for downtime. Avoid alcohol 48 hours prior to treatment and smoking. Avoid for one week, Nurofen, Aspirin and Fish Oil unless you medically require them. Come to the treatment, makeup free.
  • Are the results immediate?
    Your body will gradually make collagen and results are typically seen at 8-12 weeks.
  • Is there any downtime for the procedure?
    Patients should not require any downtime after the procedure. After the procedure, you will experience some local swelling and numbness. The swelling should subside after a few days. Patients are free to wear makeup after the procedure. Some patients choose to take time off after the treatment, but you should be able to return to work the same day if that is necessary.
  • Is There a Risk of Blindness After the Nose Thread Lift Treatment? And how is it different from Dermal Fillers?
    The risk of causing blindness from undergoing a nose thread lift treatment is almost non-existent – unlike dermal filler treatment. Dermal fillers have been used to perform nose augmentation for many years. Even though with many years of experience, some practitioners prefer not to perform nose filler treatment because of the risk of vascular complications such as skin necrosis and even blindness caused by fillers. We do not offer this service at Symetry Aesthetics. On the other hand, nose thread lift using PDO threads are inserted using blunt cannulas to achieve the desired height and projection of the nose by building a scaffold using the threads. Results of nose thread lift are impressive and there is virtually no risk of blindness.
  • Are Nose Threads Safe?
    The threads that we use for nose thread lift are made of polydioxanone (PDO). PDO is a synthetic absorbable thread that surgeons use to stitch wounds after a surgery. It is completely safe and bio-compatible with the human body.
  • Who is generally suitable for Nose Threads?
    Nose Threads is a well-tolerated procedure, most men and women in their 20s to 60s or even beyond may be suited to a thread lift. It is viewed as particularly suitable for people who cannot or do not want to have a permanent procedure and are looking for a non-invasive, fast and convenient procedure.
  • How Many Sessions Are Needed to See Result?
    One treatment is enough to see visible result. With the correct type of threads used and correct placement of the threads, you should be able to see good result after one treatment. The threads will remain in the nose for 6 months. When they dissolve, the nose will remain in its lifted position for another 8 to 12 months because of the stimulation of collagen from the threads. If repeated regularly, you may see result lasting for up to 24 months or even longer, depending on individual.
  • What improvements can I see in Nose Thread Lift?
    Patients who have various nose concerns can experience beneficial, enhanced results from a nose thread lift, creating improvements such as: Slimming wide nostrils Smoothing out a nasal hump Projecting the nasal tip Lifting the nose tip Filling depressions in nasal walls Correcting a crooked nose due to surgery or trauma Preventing nasal obstruction by reducing nasal passage collapse
  • What is a Nose Thread lift?
    Also known as a ‘lunchtime nose job’, the nose thread lift is a treatment that can be completed in under 60 minutes. Because of the minimal downtime, patients can resume their daily activities immediately after. Threads are inserted gently into the soft tissue of the areas to be lifted and a local anaesthetic is used to calm the area and ensure a comfortable experience. The absorbable threads dissolve within 18-24 months, but before they dissolve they create a support scaffolding of collagen for the skin that supports and lifts the skin for many years to come.

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