Frequently Asked Questions
What is Anti-wrinkle (botulinum toxin type A)?
Botulinum is a protein derived from the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It is injected in small doses into the face to temporally relax to facial muscles. It also has other medical uses in various body areas.
How does Anti-wrinkle work?
When injected, Botulinum blocks signals from your nerves to your muscles. This prevents the targeted muscles from contracting, which can improve the appearance of lines and wrinkles on the face.
What areas can I treat with Anti-Wrinkle?
Commonly treated areas with Anti-Wrinkle are the frown lines, forehead, crows lines (around eye area), upper lip, Masseters (Jaw/clenching muscles), underarms (prevention of excessive sweating) and chin.
Why do you call it Anti-Wrinkle? And not the common names consumers know this as?
Like most medications, Anti-wrinkle medications are a group of muscle relaxants that are used in injection form. Australia is governed by tight regulations preventing practitioners from advertising scheduled medications. This also includes brand names of Dermal Fillers and other Anti-wrinkle brands.
What is Dermal Filler?
Dermal fillers are made of Hyaluronic acid and designed to increase the volume, enhance structure, fill shallow areas, or soften static and fine wrinkle lines. They are naturally broken down by the body, and last anywhere from 6 months - 2 years.
Where can you put dermal filler?
Commonly treated areas are the cheeks, lips, jaw, chin, temples, tear troughs (under eyes), Nasal labial folds, Peri-oral lines (lines around the mouth), Marionette lines etc
Laser Tattoo Removal
How does Laser Tattoo removal work?
A laser is precicely directed towards the unwanted tattoo ink. As the Laser is attracted to dark pigment, darker and outlined tattoos will achieve the best results. Removal works by breaking down the ink and allowing the body to metabolise the product over the coming weeks.
How many sessions will I need?
4-6 sessions are recommended, and a treatment plan can be tailored to best fit your desired outcomes.
How long does the removal session take?
Each session is booked for 30 minutes which included consent, preparation, treatment and aftercare instructions. This can be adjusted accordingly for your needs and discussed at your free consultation.
How much does it cost?
Tattoo removal is priced based on size, fitting into extra small, small, medium, large or extra large categories. Session start from $100 and increase depending on size.
What do I do after tattoo removal?
Restrictions around work, showering, swimming, working out are minimal, and will all be discussed at your consultation.