If you’re tired of looking tired, anti-wrinkle injections may hold the answer to a more youthful appearance.
Wrinkles happen to everyone. Age, sun damage, and our harsh environment all contribute to your skin looking creased and weathered. Luckily for patients in Sydney anti-wrinkle injections are a way to fight back.
Dr Joseph Rizk and his team at White Hill Clinic in Sydney are highly experienced at helping people from all walks of life look younger and healthier. There are many options available to combat the signs of aging, and our team can help find the right solutions for you.
Anti-wrinkle injection treatments come in many forms. Some work by filling in the lines on our skin, while others interact with the muscles under the skin. Still, others simply prompt the skin to replace older, tired cells. Whatever the mechanism, the results are the same: younger, more vibrant-looking skin.
Each approach has specific advantages and limitations. These can include the risk of certain side effects as well as the duration of the results. As an award-winning Sydney plastic surgeon Dr Rizk has years of experience with all of the latest anti-wrinkle injection techniques and can educate you on your options to put your mind at ease.
Using injection procedures to rejuvenate your face can address many of your concerns. If you have any issues with your appearance like these, anti-wrinkle injections may be able to help:
For starters, they’re non-surgical, so the time required for the procedure and recovery is substantially less. For the same reasons, injection techniques carry a much lower risk of complications. They’re also significantly less expensive. When you meet with Dr Rizk, let him know what conditions you want to address. Depending on your skin condition, the goals you have for your treatment, and your general health, he will be able to determine the approach that will work best for you.
Ideal candidates for anti-wrinkle injection treatments are in good health and are at a stable weight.
The best candidates have a clear understanding
They don’t have any serious medical conditions (i.e., heart disease, cancer, or diabetes) and don’t have any active infections, including those of the skin. They’re also committed to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, which includes a balanced diet and proper skin care. The best candidates have a clear understanding of anti-wrinkle injection procedures and know the potential risks. Further, they have realistic expectations for their treatment.
Dr Rizk advocates for the National Law and Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) guidelines that say you should get a second opinion from another reputable healthcare provider. Because all cosmetic procedures carry the possibility of complications and adverse effects, it is always important to have a second opinion before going ahead with any treatment.
Recovery from your anti-wrinkle injection procedure should be fairly quick and painless. There may be slight redness or swelling at the injection sites, but this should be short-lived.
PWith some types of treatments, you may feel numbness that can last for several weeks, but this is to be expected with those techniques. Depending on the treatment chosen, you could be back to “normal” in as little as three days. Following your anti-wrinkle injections Sydney plastic surgeon Dr Rizk will explain any potential complications and what to look out for. If you have any concerns, you can contact White Hill Clinic at any time during your recovery.
Your treatment will start when Dr Rizk applies a topical or local anesthetic to numb the portion of your face to be treated. He will then inject the type of anti-wrinkle injection you choose into the area, usually in multiple places to ensure the results are uniform and natural-looking. Anti-wrinkle injection treatments generally fall into three categories:
Treatments using anti-wrinkle injections are fully customised to the needs of each patient. They will vary in the area of the face that is targeted, the extent of the treatment, and the substance used. Still, the procedure is typically the same. Because he performs all of these procedures as outpatient treatments in his White Hill Clinic, you’ll be able to go home on the same day.
Your results will be readily noticeable once any swelling or discoloration has resolved. Wrinkles will be visibly reduced or possibly even eliminated altogether. Your skin should look healthier and more radiant, giving your face an overall younger appearance you’ve been craving!
All anti-wrinkle injection results are not permanent, and some techniques may require multiple treatments to achieve optimal results. Results typically last between six months to two years, depending on which injection approach is employed.
Also, your efforts at caring for your skin will be a determining factor in the sustainability of your results. You should take measures to ensure your skin is properly hydrated, nourished, and protected from the sun to keep your face looking young and healthy.
Do you want to find out if anti-wrinkle injections may be right for you? Dr Rizk and his highly professional team at White Hill Clinic are ready to help. You can schedule your consultation today by filling out the consultation request form on this page, or by calling on 1300 707 007, Monday – Friday, 9.00 am – 5.00 pm.
Dr Rizk advocates the National Law and Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) guidelines that any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.
Dr Joseph Rizk became Australasia’s plastic surgeon of the year by making sure that each patient is heard, respected, and treated well. His patient-first approach provides you with the accurate medical information you need to make informed decisions about your course of treatment. At the same time, he offers his decades of knowledge and experience to help you along your path.