Botox function is to relax our facial muscles that cause those dreaded lines. We also use this muscle relaxation as a way to facial sculpt and enhance our natural beauty, by creating a refreshed younger appearance.
In our clinic we believe less is more.
We aim to soften and give a natural result without causing a frozen face or my favourite the wind tunnel look.
Botox is used not just for wrinkle softening, it can be used as a preventer.
We can use it also for excessive sweating conditions called hyperhydrosis, especially under the arms and palms of hand.
Treatment cost $1500 for both under arms with fantastic results lasting between 9-12 months.
BOTOX® is a Prescription Medicine containing 100 units of botulinum toxin type A for injection. It is used for the treatment of frown lines, forehead lines and crow's feet, And for the treatment of severe primary hyperhidrosis of the axillae. It should be administered only by trained medical professionals. Talk to your specialist about the benefits/risks of this procedure. Cautions: People with defective neuro-muscular transmission disorders, infection at site of injection, glaucoma, pregnancy and lactation. Possible side effects include headaches, injection site pain/burning/stinging/bruising/swelling/redness, local muscle weakness including drooping eyelids/eyebrows, eyelid swelling, skin tightness, tingling sensations, aching/itching forehead, nausea and flu-like symptoms. For hyperhidrosis it can include perceived increase in sweating in areas other than the underarms, pain at the injection site, pain, hot flushes and transient arm weakness. If you have any side effects or concerns speak to your doctor. You will need to pay for this medicine. Normal Doctors visit fees apply. Note: BOTOX® facial treatment lasts about four months and after this time further courses of treatment may be necessary. BOTOX® hyperhidrosis treatment lasts about 7.5 months and after this time further courses of treatment may be necessary Speak to your specialist about your own situation.
BOTOX® is a registered trademark of Allergan, Inc. Allergan Australia Pty Ltd. ABN 85 000 612 831, 77 Ridge Street, Gordon, NSW 2072. Allergan New Zealand Ltd, PO Box 1873 Auckland 1000, New Zealand
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In our clinic we believe less is more. We aim to soften and give a natural result without causing a frozen face or my favourite the wind tunnel look.