Since 1973 doctors have used injectable muscle relaxants for muscular and nerve disorders such as squints, chronic eyelid twitch and muscle spasms such as those seen in cerebral palsy. More recently (since 1988) they have been used for cosmetic purposes.
Our Doctors at Laser Skin Care have many years experience in wrinkle relaxer treatment. We only use genuine branded relaxers, and all our stock is carefully managed to ensure your treatment is performed with the highest quality.
Wrinkle relaxers are used as an anti-wrinkle treatment. When we laugh or frown our brain sends a signal to our muscles to make expression lines appear on our face. Using this injection treatment, the potent muscle relaxant smooths out the expression lines, lessening the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
The way the wrinkle relaxer works is that it blocks the signals from the nerve to the facial muscles to stop them contracting, leaving the skin looking smooth.
At your consultation, our Talent will examine your facial muscles to determine where to administer the anti-wrinkle injections. Several tiny injections will then be precisely injected into the muscles that cause the frown lines.
Because of their ability to relax muscles, these injectables are useful where overactivity of muscle groups cause unwanted skin lines such as:
It may also be used to prolong the effects of wrinkle fillers which would be “squeezed” out prematurely in areas such as:
Wrinkle relaxers are also used for treatment of migraine.