Botox injections in Edmonton

Cosmetic Injection For Wrinkles

Are you tired of seeing lines and wrinkles on your face day after day? No need to be concerned! Botulinum toxin injections in Edmonton can help you get rid of smile and frown lines on your face. According to recent statistics, Botulinum injection is the most commonly used cosmetic procedure in 2018. Make an appointment for a free consultation at Albany Cosmetic and Laser Centre, Edmonton's number one cosmetic clinic.

Through this simple infographic chart, you can learn more about facial wrinkles and signs of ageing that we can treat with Botulinum, as well as the steps to get Botulinum Injections Edmonton in a fun and easy way. The other two charts show the different types of wrinkles and the muscles that should be injected with Botulinum toxin (Botox or Dysport).

botox and filler infographics
botox and filler infographics

 

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How do Botox injections remove wrinkles?

Botulinum injection will be administered to your skin by a certified doctor or nurse who understands facial anatomy. Aging marks such as frown lines, forehead lines, and smile lines will be removed during the procedure. In addition, if the wrinkles are deep, we use Botulinum injections and fillers at the same time. In fact, if the frown lines are not treated, they can cause deep wrinkles. As a result, they become more pronounced and deep when only Botulinum treatments are used.

What are the Differences between Filler and Botulinum?

Have you ever asked yourself what is the difference between Botulinum and fillers? If yes, then you are not alone, as this is the most frequent questions that we get from our clients, as they are usually confused between Botulinum and Fillers.

Botulinum

Botulinum can help treat facial wrinkles саuѕеd by a muѕсlеѕ оr fасіаl expression. If a person rаіѕеѕ thеіr еуеbrоwѕ, it causes horizontal lines. Also, if a person frоwnѕ іt саuѕеѕ vеrtісаl lіnеѕ, whісh makes a реrѕоn lооk sad оr unhappy. Thеѕе muscles аrе dоіng nоthіng еlѕе, аnd реорlе dоn't need thеm. That said, Botulinum weakens them аnd ѕtорѕ them frоm mаkіng thоѕе lines and wrinkles. Further, Bоtоx takes 3 to 7 day for 90% of the effect, uр tо 10 dауѕ оr 14 days fоr 100% оf thе еffесt. What’s more, it’s easy to usе.

Dermal Fillers

Filler is used to treat linе caused by muscles that we require. As a result, we cannot afford to wеаkеn сеrtаn muсlе оr facial еxрrеоn. You can't, for example, wеаken the muscles that control smiling because smiling is important. Furthermore, different lines have different thсknее. Thin fillers, such as HA, are used for fine lining. Thicker fillers, such as Evоlеnсе, Juvéderm, or Rеtуlаnе, are used for thicker lines. Fllеr's effects are also visible right away.

Combination of cosmetic injection

During skin tightening and wrinkle removal treatments, Dr. Alhallak combines Fillers and Botulinum toxin. This simple infographic depicts the area that Botulinum and dermal fillers are intended to treat.

 

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So let's take a look at some of the other Most Frequently Asked Questions about Botulinum injections in Edmonton

Do I need Botox injections?

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You may need Botulinum if you desire to treat wrinkles and restore you a natural and youthful look. It is a necessity, No! it is a cosmetic and elective procedure. [/expand]

Why do I get wrinkles?

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The skin is stretched by the continuous movement of facial muscles beneath the skin. Following that, the skin shrinks back to its original size. This is referred to as skin elasticity. Unfortunately, as we age, our skin loses elasticity and fine lines appear. This is due to your facial muscles moving repetitively (imagine the number of times you smile or frown every day). Fine lines appear as you smile and frown on a daily basis. Some people end up with deep wrinkles on their faces.

The best way to prevent wrinkles is to treat the underlying cause – relax the muscle and limit movement. You can give your skin a much-needed break by relaxing the facial muscles with Botulinum Injections. This "break" allows the skin to regain its natural, youthful appearance. In addition, the depth of your wrinkles will determine the number of sessions required to smooth out wrinkles. Other treatment options are required in some cases. They are as follows:

Juvederm, Juvederm Plus, and Radiesse fillers Peels Laser treatments

Many people complain about fine lines and wrinkles. They are aware of them, possess them, and do not desire them. We can assist you in removing these lines and wrinkles. We will also help you look and feel better by using Botulinum toxin or filler.

So, if you're looking for the best cosmetic centre in Edmonton, look no further. Visit Albany Laser and Cosmetics Centre, a cutting-edge facility staffed by world-class experts eager to help you regain your confidence.

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How does Botox help me?

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The synthetic strands of botulinum toxin tell your muscles to stop contracting. As a result, the muscle is relaxed (muscle contractions are reduced) and wrinkle-free skin is restored. Botulinum toxin is most commonly found in the brows, eyes, and forehead. Overall, Botulinum relaxes the target muscle while leaving the rest of the body functional. The frown lines between the brows are caused by the Glabella complex's frequent unintentional contractions. The Glabella complex is made up of the muscles between the brows. Limiting this muscle's movement can help smooth out frown lines while maintaining facial expressions. Other signs include crow's feet on the sides of the eyes, forehead lines, and adjusting the shape of the brow. Botulinum toxin can also be used to treat lip downturn, vertical lip lines, and spasms of the eyelids, face, and cheeks.

When is the best time to start Botulinum?

We recommend starting when active wrinkles (those that happen with facial movements) are, especially when you’re not moving your face. For example, lines in the crow’s feet regions that are visible without smiling.[/expand]

Where is Botulinum injected?

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Dr. Kamal uses Botulinum toxin injections to treat frown lines, forehead lines, and smile lines in the upper facial muscles. He also uses Botulinum toxin injections in the Masseter muscles to slim the face. He also injects Botulinum toxin into smokers' depressor and peroral muscles, as well as marionette lines. Do you have a fear of needles? Not a problem! Dr. Kamal injects Botulinum into your skin with a tiny needle. The needle will help to alleviate any discomfort.[/expand]

What Are Botulinum contraindications?

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Botulinum toxin is not recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Although the localised nature of injections suggests that they are safe to use during pregnancy, we recommend that Botulinum treatments be avoided during pregnancy. Furthermore, there have been no reports of teratogenic effects in humans following botulinum toxin exposure. [/expand]

How long does the treatment last?

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Botulinum is not permanent and the muscle will regain its activity eventually. Once a client is satisfied with the results, we recommend 3 to 4-month maintenance treatment.[/expand]

Is Botulinum Safe to be used?

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Botulinum toxin was initially approved by the FDA as a treatment for excessive underarm sweating, muscle spasms, and eyelid tics. Botulinum toxin was approved by the FDA as a cosmetic treatment for facial wrinkles in 2002. Although the drug is lethal, small doses, such as those used in Botulinum toxin application, are safe. However, for Botulinum injections Edmonton, you should always consult a plastic surgeon or a board-certified dermatologist.[/expand]

What are Botulinum injection risks?

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  • Any injection causes bruising, but infection is uncommon. To avoid any side effects or risks, the client will be given clear pre- and post-procedure instructions. These are the instructions:

    Not coming into contact with the injection site
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What are the Botulinum side effects?

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Yes, Botulinum is an injectable toxin that helps treat chronic limb spasticity, migraines, and axillary hyperhidrosis, strabismus, cervical dystonia, and blepharospasm. But there are side effects and they include:

  • Allergic reactions, itching, and rash
  • A headache
  • Back pain, neck or muscle stiffness
  • Shortness of breath and difficulty swallowing
  • Stomach pain, diarrhea, and nausea
  • Muscle weakness
  • Loss of appetite

Injection site side effect includes:

 Bleeding, bruising, and pain at the injection site

  • Redness, infection, and swelling
  • Fever, cough, runny nose, and sore throat
  • Flu and cold symptoms
  • Dizziness, tiredness, and drowsiness
  • Respiratory infections
  • Anxiety and ringing in your ears,
  • Dry mouth
  • Urinary tract infections, painful or burning urination

Wrong injection techniques or injecting the toxin to near-by muscles may cause some side effects. Other localized injection side effects include:

  • Drooping of the eyelid
  • Eye dryness
  • Inflammation of the cornea
  • Itchy eyes
  • Eye irritation
  • Double vision
  • Reduced blinking, and increased sensitivity to

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Botox for Frown Lines

Year after year, due to the thin nature of the frontalis muscle on our forehead and the skin covering it, we develop lines or creases. These lines start very small and tiny but eventually grow deep.[expand title="Read More Here" swaptitle="Less"] They are referred to as timelines, but Botulinum can relax the frontalis muscle and decrease its activity. This protects us from developing forehead lines and from looking older.[/expand]

Botulinum Reduces Forehead lines

We considered a smile as one of the most beautiful facial expression. But, not everything about a smile is beautiful, as most of us show deep lines, the lines that appear around the eyes. [expand title="Read More Here" swaptitle="Less"]It takes 22 muscles to work together to give a simple smile. Also, we use the same muscles to produce a frown. Even though some muscles work to produce a smile, we can help you to produce a line-free smile. We can achieve this by injecting Botox in the orbicularis oculi, which is the muscle around the eyes. [/expand]

Botulinum Reduces Smile lines

Dr. Kamal Inject Botulinum in the upper facial muscles to treat frown lines, forehead line, and smile lines. Also, he injects Botulinum in the Masseter muscles for face slimming. [expand title="Read More Here" swaptitle="Less"]Dr. Kamal also injects Botulinum in the depressor and per-oral muscle for smokers and marionette lines. Are you scared of needles? No problem! He uses a tiny needle to inject Botulinum into your skin. The needle will help reduce any discomfort. [/expand]

Other frequent questions we get about Botulinum Injections

does Botulinum work for all wrinkles and lines?

The Answer is NO! Unfortunately,  thе lines usually for after a few decades of squinting оr frowning. Botulinum works by keeping certain nerves from signaling certain muscles. So, when a doctor applies the treatment to the forehead and eyebrows, the treatment prevents you from making a subtle movement. It is these movements that make thе frоwn lіnеѕ etched іntо thе ѕkіn. As a result, your skin looks smooth and you look less angrу, tired or old. In manу cases, the results last about 3 months. If уоu’rе happy with the results, you can repeat the treatment tо maintain your look.

 

How many Units do I need for my injections and what is the cost?

The number of Botulinum units (amount of Botulinum) depends on the treated area, muscle activity and the severity of the wrinkles. This infographic gives a simple way to know the average number of units you need according to the treated area along with a list of Botulinum other indications. Botulinum is priced per unit, we charge $10 per unit of Botulinum injected in the normal area of the face. Dr. Kamal might apply higher prices for some critical treatments.

 

 

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