ANTI-WRINKLE INJECTIONS

Anti-wrinkle injection specialists

At Tight Clinic Toronto, you will receive anti-aging injections from a team of Doctors and Nurses having expertise in providing safe, effective personalized solutions to defy the signs of aging. Our team of expert healthcare professionals will provide support from initial consultation to follow-up care after the treatment.

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Your wrinkle injection therapy depends on factors like your skin type, age and the severity of wrinkles. It depends on whether you are seeking anti-wrinkle treatment as a preventative measure or to reduce the existing wrinkles. We offer all 3 brands of injections available for wrinkle treatment. Our practitioners have extensive knowledge of facial muscles and the products required based on which they will recommend the most appropriate treatment that will deliver the faster and better results for you.

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Your satisfaction is our top priority

For each wrinkle injection treatment, you will get a free initial consultation, one complimentary check-up appointment, and one complimentary post-treatment session of make-up. Our aim to ensure you are getting the desired results and are satisfied with the treatment.

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Preserve your natural beauty

Starting the anti-wrinkle treatment in your late 20s or early 30s can allow you to protect your skin against the effect of aging. The Lines formed due to various facial expressions leave their marks on your face over serval years. Anti-wrinkle injections provide a fast, and effective solution to prevent wrinkles and fine lines in a safe and natural-looking way. The treatment works the best when used as a preventative measure, though it can also reduce the existing wrinkles.

FAQs

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Botox

Botox is a clear injectable liquid that is administered into the targeted muscle tissues using an ultra-fine needle. It is administered into the muscles under the part of the skin at the site of wrinkles and fine lines.

Botulinum toxin in Botox acts on the nerves which carry signals to the muscles of the targeted tissues such as the face. It blocks the signals from these nerves to the muscles. As a result, the muscles become weak and no longer contract. Once the muscles become riled, the skin overlying them also relaxes due to which the wrinkles and fine lines soften.

Botox is an FDA-approved cosmetic procedure, which can be effective for the treatment of a number of skin conditions. It is recommended to reduce the signs of aging especially on the face such as the wrinkles and fine lines.

It can also be used to reduce crow’s feet, and the facial lines between the eyebrows, and on the forehead. Smile lines caused due to the repeated contractions of the muscles of the face can also be reduced by giving Botox injections.

Botox is ideal for other skin issues such as:

  • Forehead rows
  • Frown lines
  • Vertical lines between the eyebrows popularly known as the 11’s
  • Reshaping of the eyebrows and brow lift
  • Lifting the corners of the mouth
  • Wrinkles beside the nose called the bunny lines
  • Vertical lip lines around the lips
  • Reducing jowls
  • Diminishing neck bands
  • Correction of a gummy smile
  • Correction of facial asymmetry
  • Preventing deepening of wrinkles

Botox injections are also recommended for non-cosmetic reasons such as for treating health conditions. The use of Botox has been approved by the FDA for the management of a specific form of urinary incontinence.

Healthcare practitioners may recommend the administration of Botox or botulinum toxin A injection to treat involuntary dribbling of urine caused due to neurological conditions like spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis.

These conditions can lead to the overactivity of the bladder due to which patients experience frequent urge to pass urine and an inability to control the flow resulting in urinary incontinence.

Uninhibited contractions of the muscles in the urinary bladder in these cases can be managed well by Botox treatment.  Botox injections can cause relaxation of the urinary bladder thereby allowing it to store urine for longer thus preventing involuntary urination and increased frequency of urination.

Botox is a quick and minimally invasive procedure during which a certified healthcare practitioner will inject Botox into the affected parts of the skin using a very small needle. The injection is administered directly into the muscles which need to be relaxed.
Botox is a safe and painless cosmetic procedure with no downtime. It does not cause any pain or discomfort. Patients may experience mild stinging sensation at the site of the treatment.

Most people experience no discomfort during and after the sessions of Botox. They can resume their routine activities immediately after the treatment. There is no pain or discomfort after the sessions.

Patients are advised to consult an expert dermatologist or a cosmetic surgeon to discuss their skin problems and expectations. The physician can guide the patients about how well Botox would be able to help improve their appearance and reduce the signs of aging or other symptoms they want to treat.

Patients should also inform the physician of the medications they are using. The use of some medications must be stopped before Botox.
If patients are using any drugs that can affect the blood clotting processes, they must stop using them before the Botox sessions to prevent the risk of bleeding or bruising. Similarly, the use of over-the-counter drugs such as aspirin and ibuprofen should also be avoided for a few days before the treatment as these drugs are known to prevent the clotting of blood and increase the risk of bruising.

Most patients are able to see a noticeable difference in their skin immediately after the Botox session. The relaxation of the muscles induced by the Botox injection can reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Patients can also notice an improvement in smile lines and crow’s feet after the session.

The results continue to improve for the next few days. Patients can notice a gradual improvement in the appearance of their skin over the next 7 to 14 days. The results usually last for about 3 to 6 months after which the patient may need another session of Botox.

The relaxation of the muscles induced by Botox typically lasts for about 3 to 6 months. As the nerves regain their functions and the effect of the injection wears off, the muscles begin to contract.

As the muscles resume their activities, the fine lines and wrinkles also re-appear slowly. These signs may need to be re-treated with another session of Botox injection.

However, this does not mean patients need to visit a cosmetic surgeon every 3 to 6 months. The duration of the results tends to improve as the patient continues to receive Botox injections at regular intervals. Repeated sessions of Botox therapy can train the muscles in the part to stay relaxed. As a result, the muscles do not contract as strongly or repeatedly as they used to do earlier even after the effect of Botox wears off. Hence, the results of this therapy can persist for longer.

This means if a patient continues to receive Botox injections at regular intervals, it can help to reduce the frequency of sessions he or she would need in the future to maintain the results.
Also, it should be noted that the outcome of Botox and the duration of the results can vary among different patients. The body of every person can metabolize the botulinum toxin at a different rate. Hence, the results may take a variable time to appear or persist for a variable duration among different individuals.

The results may also vary depending on the age of the patient, muscle mass, and the desired outcome.

The optimal results are usually achieved when the sessions are performed at regular intervals about 3 to 4 times per year. With continued use, most people find they need a reduced number of maintenance sessions to 2 to 3 visits per year.

Botox injections usually cost about $12 per unit. The entire treatments may cost between $250 to $650. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the average cost of Botox therapy based on the data collected during the year 2018 is around $397.

The cost of Botox therapy depends on the extent of skin symptoms to be treated. If a larger area of the skin is to be treated, the costs would be higher. Similarly, the total cost would also increase with the number of sessions needed to achieve the desired outcome.

The number of areas where Botox injections need to be administered and the number of product units also need to be taken into consideration for determining the costs of Botox. Usually, the cost of Botox is higher in men as they need more injections compared to women due to their larger facial muscles.

You may feel a slight heaviness and pressure in the area treated with Botox injections. Some patients experience mild to moderate side effects such as headaches on the day of the Botox session. Slight bruising and redness may occur at the site of injection.

The side effects usually resolve spontaneously without any active treatment. In rare cases, patients may feel a sense of numbness or an inability to move the muscles in the treated part. However, these symptoms last only for a short duration. Patients can resume their routine activities immediately after Botox sessions.

Achieve Natural Looking results

The results of Botox are comparable to the natural appearance of a person. They need not worry about looking unnatural, fake, or overdone. The results look so natural that most often, others are not able to guess you have undergone Botox therapy.

An expert dermatologist at Tight Clinic would be able to recommend an optimum number of sessions of Botox injections so that the results are natural and aesthetically appealing. The change in the facial appearance would promote your natural look while enhancing the firmness of the skin to reduce the fine lines and wrinkles.

At Tight Clinic, we ensure optimum satisfaction of our patients with faster and better outcomes to reduce the signs of aging and other skin problems with natural results.

At Tight Clinic, we offer a perfect combination of the expertise of dermatologists, cosmetic surgeons, and spa specialists. We have brought together the best of the med spa and cosmetic spa worlds, thanks to our nationally recognized medical aesthetics who have talent and years of experience to provide you a beautiful and relaxing spa experience.

We recommend the best treatment to our patients depending on their specific skin complaints and the expected outcomes. We provide end-to-end solutions to enhance the results and make the entire experience comfortable and convenient for our patients. We suggest the best pre- and post-treatment suggestions to optimize and maintain the results.

Neuromodulator injections such as Botox are used widely as a preventative measure to delay the signs of aging such as fine lines and wrinkles. Experts recommend patients to start receiving Botox treatment before these signs of aging begin to appear.

As the age increases, the lines and wrinkles deepen further due to which a complete reversal to the youthful appearance would need more number of Botox sessions. Hence, it is advisable to seek Botox treatment before the signs of aging begin to appear.

The best results are seen when younger adults begin Botox therapy in the mid-20s or early 30s. It can delay the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines and even reduce their extent and depth. However, it is not advisable to start Botox injections at a too early age, say 18 years

While Botox is a safe and effective treatment to improve skin health and reduce wrinkles and fine lines, it may be contraindicated in some cases.

Here is a list of contraindications for Botox injections:

  • You have an active skin infection at the intended site of Botox treatment.
  • You have a severe infection or illness that may interfere with the action of the injection or your recovery after Botox injections.
  • You have a history of allergy to any ingredient in the Botox injections or other products containing botulinum toxin.
  • You are suffering from a nerve or muscle condition that may worsen due to the administration of Botox injections. Some of such conditions include ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) and myasthenia gravis.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.

The popularity of Botox injections has increased dramatically over the past few years. The number of people choosing cosmetic injectables such as Botox has increased more than ever before. The treatment is no longer limited only to celebrities and has reached the masses. The rising popularity can be attributed to the reduction in the cost of Botox treatment and the change in the perception of people about how their appearance can affect their life.

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, it is estimated that nearly 7.44 million Botox treatments were performed in the US in 2018.

There is no downtime for Botox sessions. This treatment is safe and not known to cause any serious side effects. It does not require the administration of local anesthesia. Hence, patients can go home immediately after the sessions. They can resume their routine activities immediately after the treatment.

However, it is advisable to avoid excessive use of the treated muscles for 1 or 2 hours after the session. Strenuous exercises should also be avoided for the rest of the day. It is advisable to sit upright and stay in a vertical position for about 4 hours after the session.

Post Treatment

  • Exercise the treated muscles for about 1 to 2 hours after the treatment. You can practice these muscles by frowning, raising the eyebrows, and squinting. These exercises can let Botox work into the muscles and improve the results.
  • Apply ice packs to the treated area to reduce redness, swelling, and bruising.
  • Wait for the redness, swelling, and bruising to subside before applying any makeup.
  • Avoid placing pressure on the area for 2 to 3 days. Be gentle while cleansing the face.
  • You can take a dose of acetaminophen or Tylenol; in case you develop any discomfort or tenderness.
  • Avoid exposure to the sun until redness and swelling of the treated part have subsided. Apply a sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher.
  • Wait for at least 2 weeks before receiving any other skin treatment including laser treatments.

Usually, patients are able to see an improvement in their skin after 3 to 5 days.  The results continue to improve for the next few days and reach a peak after about 2 weeks.

The results of Botox usually last for up to 6 to 12 months.

However, the time taken for the improvement in the skin symptoms to occur may vary among different patients. The duration may be longer if the depth of the indentation or lines being treated is more. It also depends on the type of skin and the extent of the skin surface treated during the session.

The affected nerves have “binding sites” that allow the chemical in Botox injections to adhere to their surface to inhibit the activity of the muscles. The higher number of binding sites on your nerves can ensure the results would appear more quickly. In some patients, the full results are seen after 5 days or more.

It is advisable to leave a gap of at least 4 months between 2 sessions of Botox to ensure the fullest development of the results. It should be noted that the skin takes time to form new collagen to fill in the depression caused due to the reduced activities of the muscles. Once the muscles have relaxed fully, the depressions can smoothen out and soften on their own.

Dysport

Dysport is one of the most effective cosmetic injectables recommended for softening or reducing the moderate to severe wrinkles on the face. The lines of aging can be reduced to a great extent by the administration of the combination of Dysport and Botox injections. It can enhance the appearance of a person without changing the natural look or the movements of the rest of the face. It simply causes the muscles to relax to deliver natural-looking results.

Dysport is a fast-acting and long-lasting cosmetic injection that is effective for reducing frown lines between the eyebrows as well as the smile lines and crow’s feet.

Dysport has been approved to be used for cosmetic procedures in 69 countries. It has 25 years of clinical experience, which includes a large number of patients across the world who have had a remarkable change in their appearance with these injections.

Dysport helps to reduce the signs of aging by causing the relaxation of the muscles of the face. As we age, the repeated movements of the facial muscles result in the development of fine lines. These lines become deeper over a period of time resulting in the formation of wrinkles. The muscle contractions responsible for wrinkles need to be controlled in order to reverse the signs of aging.

Dysport helps to treat the moderate to severe fine lines, wrinkles, and frown lines on the forehead. It can also help to reduce the lines of aging between the eyebrows and around the eyes by reducing the activities of the specific group of muscles in the region.

Once the muscles are relaxed the lines on the skin caused due to their repeated contractions become smoother thus creating a naturally youthful and relaxed appearance.

Dysport has been approved by the FDA for the management of the signs of aging. It is a safe and effective therapy that has been used for more than 25 years during various cosmetic procedures.

Dysport is primarily used to treat the signs of aging such as wrinkles and fine lines. The relaxing action of Dysport on the muscles can ease out the wrinkles and facial lines on the forehead and between the eyebrows and reduce smile lines.

Dysport is also recommended for the management of skin problems such as:

  • Forehead lines
  • Furrowed brows
  • Crow’s feet or wrinkles at the corner of the eyes
  • Bunny lines or the wrinkles near the nose
  • Frown lines
  • Laugh lines or smile lines
  • Vertical lip lines
  • Facial asymmetry
  • Reshaping of eyebrows
  • Prevention of wrinkles and fine lines from deepening over

Dysport injections are not known to cause serious side effects including pain and discomfort. The advanced injection specialist at Tight Clinic will administer Dysport injection using an ultra-fine needle directly into the part of the skin to be treated. The procedure is painless. You may feel a mild stinging sensation during the session. However, there is no pain or discomfort felt after the sessions.

On a scale from 1 to 10, most patients rate the discomfort between 1 to 2. Also, Dysport treatment has minimal downtime, which means you can resume your routine activities immediately after the treatment.

If you are planning to receive Dysport injections, inform the doctor about the medications you are taking. Some antibiotics, muscle relaxants, and sleeping pills may interfere with the action of Dysport. Your physician may advise you to stop the medications for a few days before the Dysport session. You can start using the medications after the session as advised by the physician.

Patients using medications for the management of bleeding disorders must stop using them 10 to 12 days before the treatment to reduce the risk of bruising.

Similarly, the use of over-the-counter drugs such as aspirin and ibuprofen should also be avoided for a few days before the Dysport treatment as these drugs are known to prevent the clotting of blood and increase the risk of bruising.

The Dysport sessions usually take about 10 to 20 minutes. Patients can notice an improvement in the sign of aging after about 2 to 3 days. They can notice a reduction in the smile lines and frown lines after about 2 days. The results continue to improve thereafter.

The time taken for the results to appear can vary depending on the extent of the signs of aging. In case of deep and long-standing wrinkles, it may take about 5 to 6 days to notice an evident difference in the firmness of the skin. Similarly, it may take a longer time to develop the results if the frown lines or smile lines have been severe.

The effect of Dysport lasts for about 3 to 5 months. Hence, you may need to visit your physician at regular intervals to maintain the results. Most patients need 3 to 4 sessions of Dysport per year initially. The frequency of the sessions could reduce gradually over the next few years as the muscles learn to control their contractions. As the muscles adapt to the relaxation effect induced by Dysport, the fine lines and wrinkles reduce thus preventing the need for frequent Dysport sessions.

 

Also, patients should keep in mind that the body of each person metabolizes Dysport at a different rate. Hence, the outcomes will vary among different individuals.

Depending on the extent of the skin surface involved, the duration of wrinkles, and the depth of aging lines, the frequency of sessions needed to maintain the results can vary. Your certified Dysport specialist at Tight Clinic will create a customized treatment plan for you depending on the desired outcome.

With regular treatment, most patients find they need a reduced number of maintenance sessions to 2 to 3 every year.

Dysport injections cost about $4 to 8 per unit. The entire treatment would cost between $250 to $450. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the average cost of Dysport treatment based on the data collected in 2018 is around $397.

The cost of Dysport therapy varies depending on the extent of the signs of aging to be treated. If a larger area of the skin is affected, the patient may need more number of injections and sessions due to which the costs would be higher.

Similarly, the total cost may increase if the number of sessions required to achieve the desired outcome is more.

Some other factors that can affect the cost of Dysport treatment include the number of units of the injections and the areas to be treated. Usually, the cost of Dysport therapy is higher in men than in women as men need more units of injections due to their larger facial muscles.

Dysport injections require no downtimes. You can continue with your routine activities immediately after the sessions. Some patients feel a sensation of heaviness and pressure in the part of the skin where Dysport injections are administered. Some people develop mild side effects such as headaches for one or 2 days after the session. Slight redness, swelling, and bruising may occur at the site of injections.

Neuromodulators like Dysport are recommended for men and women above the age of 18 years. You need not wait for the wrinkles and other signs of aging to develop for the administration of these injections. It can also be used as a preventative measure to keep the wrinkles from forming.

At Tight Clinic, you must be at least 18 years for receiving Dysport treatments. It is believed that the earlier you start Dysport therapy, the better would be the results. It will help to delay the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines and allow you to look younger even as you enter the middle and older age.

You should not undergo this treatment if you have a history of allergy to botulinum toxin.

Dysport injections are not suitable for patients who have:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Lambert-Eaton syndrome
  • Breathing disorders
  • Facial muscle weakness
  • Bleeding problems
  • Received any other botulinum toxin treatment such as Botox or Xeomin in the last 4 months

The safety of Dysport for a fetus or newborn baby, when used by a pregnant or breastfeeding woman, is not fully evaluated. Hence, women who are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding should avoid Dysport treatment.

The results of Dysport injections are comparable to the natural appearance of a person. You need not worry about looking unnatural, fake, or overdone.

Out expert dermatologists at Tight Clinic would recommend an optimum number of Dysport sessions so that the results are aesthetically appealing. The change in your facial appearance would promote your natural look by simply enhancing the firmness and elasticity of the skin.

At Tight Clinic, we ensure optimum satisfaction of our patients with faster and better outcomes to reduce the signs of aging and other skin problems with natural results.

Dysport and Botox are the types of neurotoxins, which have the ability to block the contractions of the muscles. Both these injections are commonly used to treat wrinkles and fine lines on the skin as well as the excessive muscular spasms caused due to neurological disorders.

Dysport and Botox are derived from botulinum toxin and are administered in small amounts to ensure safety while maintaining their efficacy.

While both Dysport and Botox contain a similar active ingredient, the trace protein amounts may vary. This is why’ there are differences in the effectiveness and indications of both Dysport and Botox.

Dysport can reduce the appearance of fine lines, which primarily affect the area between your eyebrows called the glabella. These lines tend to extend vertically upward toward the forehead. They are usually noticeable when a person frowns.

Though occurring naturally, with advancing age, glabella lines become more prominent and persist even when a person is relaxed or not frowning. Dysport can help to reduce moderate or severe glabella wrinkles. However, this procedure is not recommended for treating mild glabella lines.

Botox, on the other hand, is more suitable for treating mild glabella lines, forehead lines, and crow’s feet. Similarly, the indications for Dysport and Botox vary depending on the extent of the symptoms, depth, and duration of the aging lines and other factors.

An expert dermatologist at Tight Clinic would be able to asses your skin health and recommend the most appropriate treatment depending on the types of aging lines and the results expected. The other differences between Dysport and Botox also include factors such as the number of injections required, duration of sessions, and so on.

Dysport injections have become popular owing to their higher effectiveness and safety. It can help to reduce wrinkles and fine lines and restore the youthful appearance of a person without the risk of serious adverse effects.

An increasing number of people are nowadays choosing cosmetic injectables such as Dysport than ever before. It is estimated that more than 7 million people received cosmetic therapies with Botulinum Toxin Type A injections such as Dysport in 2018.

There is no downtime for Dysport sessions. The treatment is safe and does not cause any serious adverse effects. Since the Dysport session does not require the administration of anesthesia, it can allow patients to avoid the risk of side effects of anesthetic drugs. Also, patients can go home or resume their routine work immediately after the Dysport sessions.

The zero downtime is also a great benefit of Dysport as it does not involve taking any incision or cuts through the skin.

However, patients need to avoid the excessive use of the muscles in the treated part of the skin for 1 or 2 hours after the sessions. It is also advisable to avoid strenuous exercises for the rest of the day to maintain the state of muscular relaxation. Sitting upright in a vertical position for at least 4 hours after the session is recommended for optimum benefits.

  • Exercise the muscles in the treated region for about 1 or 2 hours after each session. Working out
  • these muscles by frowning, raising the eyebrows, and squinting can help Botulinum Toxin in Dysport injections to enter deeper into the tissues to improve the results
  • Applying ice packs to the treated part of the skin is recommended to reduce redness, swelling, and bruising.
  • Do not apply any makeup immediately after the treatment. Wait for 2 to 3 hours or until the redness, swelling, and bruising have subsided before applying any makeup.
  • Take a dose of acetaminophen or Tylenol if you have pain, tenderness, or discomfort.
  • Do not exert pressure on the part for 2 to 3 days. Cleanse the face with gentle rotatory motion using your fingertips.
  • Wait for 2 to 3 weeks before receiving any other skin treatment including Botox or laser.
  • Avoid sun exposure sun until redness and swelling have subsided. Applying a sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher and wearing a wide-brimmed hat is recommended to minimize skin damage caused due to the UV radiation in the sun.

Most patients see a visible improvement in their skin health after 2 to 5 days of Dysport treatment.  The results improve further for the next few days and usually reach a peak after about 2 to 3 weeks.

The results of Dysport can last for 6 to 12 months after which you may need another session of injections to maintain the results.

It should be noted that the time taken for the skin symptoms to improve varies among different patients depending on the extent, depth, and duration of the signs of aging.

Also, the nerves have “binding sites”, which allow Botulinum Toxin in Dysport injections to adhere to their surfaces. This action helps to inhibit the contractions of the muscles. If the number of binding sites on your nerves is more, you will be able to derive faster results as Dysport will be adhered to the sites more efficiently to induce muscle relaxation.

Patients are advised to ensure there is a minimum gap of 4 months between two Dysport sessions to allow it to produce the complete effect.  The skin needs time to form new collagen fibers to fill in the gaps or depressions caused by the relaxation of the muscles. It is only when the muscles have fully relaxed, the depressions can soften or smoothen out on their own. Hence, a period of 4 months must be allowed between 2 sessions for this effect to take place