Botox is the most popular anti-wrinkle treatment in the world. It works, it does what it says on the tin. It reduces wrinkles makes you look younger and feel better. I have been using Botox for over 8 years and I am lucky to be one of the few Royal College of General Practitioners accredited course providers. That means I train Doctors in the safe use of Botulinum Toxin.
Q: What is Botox?
A: ‘Botox’ is short for botulinum toxin, a naturally-occurring protein that was first found in sausages! when injected it causes the muscles to relax. This smooths out wrinkles and reduces the signs of ageing.
Q: What are the side effects of Botox?
A: The most common side effect is a mild bruising on the injection site. Patients may also experience some headaches after the treatment, but these tend to subside within 24 hours. botox is actually a treatment for headaches.
Q: How long does Botox last?
A: The results will last for 3-4 months; after this period the effects will gradually wear off. .
Q: How much does Botox cost?
A: This depends on the clinic; if you visit Wales Laser Clinic then one area costs as little as £140.
Q: Are there any alternatives to Botox?
A: Yes. You may prefer to use facial fillers to smooth wrinkles and achieve that plumper, more youthful look; alternatively, if you don’t like injections, we provide chemical peels at Wales Laser Clinic that can give a much fresher appearance to the skin on the face and get rid of the small wrinkles and sun damage on the face which give the appearance of looking older.