Cosmetic Injections are customized for every patient and depends on his or her particular needs or preferences. Information is provided so that you can make a more informed decision to proceed or decline treatment as all procedures involve some degree of risk for potential benefit.

Please read carefully and make sure that you understand it fully.

POST TREATMENT CARE

It is recommended that you:

  • Avoid lying down for 4 hours immediately after injection
  • Avoid direct pressure, rubbing or manipulating the injection area
  • Avoid strenuous activity for 24hours or excessive alcohol
  • Avoid extreme temperatures eg saunas, excessive sun exposure or sub-zero temperatures
  • Avoid having facial or skin treatments in conjunction e.g. dermabrasion, active chemical peels or laser for some time, depending on the procedure and product used
  • Animate the treated area immediately after Botox injection and for the following hour
  • Apply moisturizer with care, using make-up only after 12hours

 

It is essential to follow to post treatment instructions to minimize the risk of an adverse reaction.

 

If you have an adverse reaction please contact the clinic immediately to ensure the correct steps are taken to treat the area.

 

Should you have any concerns throughout your treatment plan please speak with your SILK Injector.

PRE TREATMENT CARE

ANTI WRINKLE INJECTIONS

Anti Wrinkle Injections are a prescribed product used to weaken or relax muscles that contribute to skin wrinkles and unwanted facial expressions. It is also used in several medical conditions such as excessive sweating, jaw clenching, chronic muscle tension headaches, belpharospasm and many others.

 

As it is administered as an injection, it may result in minimal bleeding, temporary bruising, redness and swelling in the area. The product may in rare cases cause temporary drooping of the eyelid or eyebrow.

 

It takes 4-6 days before the effects begin to show and usually last 4 months but this period can be shorter or longer, after which time, further treatment is appropriate to sustain this effect.

 

DERMAL FILLERS

Dermal Fillers are injectable gels used as a temporary dermal filler to restore volume and correct facial lines and folds as a result of ageing and enhance various areas of the face. Made of hyaluronic acid, a natural complex sugar which already exists in the body, Juvederm stabilizes the skin, contributes to the elasticity whilst attracting and binding water. Lidocaine is often incorporated in the gel for improved comfort during the procedure.

 

Significant improvement can be noted immediately after treatment and lasts for 9 to 24 months (may be longer or shorter) and is naturally degraded by the body. Follow-up treatments are required to maintain these effects.

 

Risks associated with Dermal Fillers use include temporary redness, swelling, bruising, bumps or pimples that typically resolve within a few days. Very rare cases may include reversible discolouration at the injection sites, infection and granulomas (lumps) and skin necrosis, causing damage to the surrounding skin. However, these occurrences are less than 0.1% if any inflammatory or other reactions last longer than 1 week, please notify us immediately.

 

Allergies or hypersensitivity to the above mentioned products are extremely uncommon but have been reported.

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