Frequently Answered Questions
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 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.
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.
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.
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 are the common risk?
Bruising, swelling and redness are expected and temporary.
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.
Dermal Fillers FAQ
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 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.
What are the common risks?
You can expect some bruising, swelling, or redness.
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.
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.
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.