Muscle Relaxant Injections also known as anti-wrinkle injections, are products that are used for many cosmetic procedures, but what is it and how does it work? What do you need to know about this product before you have this type of cosmetic procedure? Is it dangerous?

Muscle Relaxant Injections

Anti Wrinkle Injections for Cosmetic Procedures

Cosmetic procedures that utilize muscle relaxant injections have become very popular over the last few decades, and this product can be used in cosmetic procedures that are minimally invasive. The product is injected at carefully chosen sites in order to paralyze specific muscles or interfere with nerve communication, which reduce facial muscle activity. The injection site will depend on the problem that the plastic surgeon is treating with common areas treated including frown lines, crowe’s feet, and under the eyes. More and more therapeutic used of muscle relaxant injections have been discovered such as its effective use in excessive sweating.


The Benefits of Muscle Relaxant Injections

Muscle Relaxant Injections are useful to help smooth out wrinkles, lines, and furrows in the skin that result from the aging process, repeated facial expressions and environmental factors. The injections help to reduce or diminish lines, resulting in a fresh and youthful appearance. Muscle Relaxant Injections can be combined with Dermal Fillers for even greater facial rejuvenation.

During the initial consultation with the cosmetic surgery specialist your specific problems will be addressed and discussed. The cosmetic physician will take a medical history and ask a number of questions before deciding whether muscle relaxant injections can help you achieve the desired results or not.


Are Muscle Relaxant Injections safe?

When injections are provided by a qualified cosmetic physician in a medical setting such as a center for cosmetic surgery or plastic surgeon’s office then the possible side effects are minimized. Muscle relaxant injections have been used for over 15 years for cosmetic purposes, with more and more therapeutic uses being discovered. Possible side effects include:  minor swelling at the injection site, nausea and headache. These are generally only temporary.


Are you a Good Candidate for Muscle Relaxant Injections?

For many people Muscle Relaxant Injections can be the answer to signs of ageing or certain other undesired changes, but this cosmetic surgery procedure is not right for everyone. It is considered a non invasive treatment but the decision to have Muscle Relaxant injections should not be made lightly. If you have any medical conditions or a health history of certain neurological problems then this type of cosmetic surgery may not be right for you.

Make sure that you are truthful with your cosmetic physician during the initial consultation and discuss any concerns that you may have. The cosmetic physician should discuss all of the risks and benefits involved in your specific case, and then help you decide whether Muscle Relaxant Injections is right for you.


If you want to discuss Muscle Relaxant Injections, or any other cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures, please call us at Pure Aesthetics on 9252 9262 or Contact Us for an appointment.