After Botox, will I always have to repeat injections?
No, treatment with botulinum toxin can be cancelled at any time and will look better than before the procedure for some time.
Are medical beauty treatments painful?
They should not be too uncomfortable, because some form of anesthesia is always used- ice packs, topical anesthetic cream, infiltrative anaesthesia and in addition most of the fillers have some local anaesthetic in their composition.
How long do the effects of Botox last?
About 3 -6 months, with regular use the effects of subsequent treatments last longer.
How long do the effects of the treatment with hyaluronic acid last?
Depending on the density of the product, the site of injection, the patient’s lifestyle, etc. – from 4 to 18 months.
After aesthetic medicine procedures can I immediately resume normal activities?
In most cases – yes. It is sometimes possible to develop redness at the site of injection, swelling or slight bruising, which are normal reactions to injections. Mineral make-up correction can be applied immediately after procedure.
Can you do aesthetic medicine procedures at any time of year?
With the exception of some chemical peels and laser treatments, yes. Although after all treatments involving injections, tanning and excessive sun exposure should be avoided, to eliminate the risk of developing discolorations at sites of injections.
How should I prepare myself for the procedure?
You do not need to prepare yourself in any particular way. It is important though not to take blood thinners for a few days before treatment. You can also obtain the arnica cream or vitamin K cream and apply a few days before surgery, to minimize the risk of bruising.
Can one syringe of a filler be divided and used by two people?
Absolutely not. Whilst many manufacturers’ packaging contains 2 needles for every 1ml syringe of a filler, there is spare in case of blunting the first needle, in the case of multiple injections or in the event of a failure of the first needle. Note that a change of needles does not protect against infection with major diseases (including HIV and hepatitis B and C), because before injecting, the practitioner needs to aspirate (pull back the plunger) to make sure that material can be safely deposited. If you notice that the person performing the procedure is not using a syringe from a sealed package you should immediately cancel the procedure and report that fact.
After lip augmentation, will my lips be swollen and if yes, for how long?
Indeed, lips tend to be a bit swollen following the procedure. The swelling may last up to 48 hours and then resolve spontaneously. So do not worry, when your lips immediately after the procedure seems a bit too big. Swelling is a natural reaction to the injection of filler in this part of the face.
I read that botox can sink to the eyelid?
This is a rare transient complication that is associated with improper injection of material or non-patient compliance to aftercare instructions (not to bend or lie down for 4 hours after surgery!).
It is therefore important to choose a doctor with years of experience in the performance of wrinkle relaxing injections in order to avoid this unpleasant complication.
What are the contraindications to performing aesthetic surgery?
Aesthetic medicine procedures should not be received by: pregnant women, breastfeeding women, people with autoimmune diseases, neuromuscular disorders of any type, local skin infections. Before each surgery, aesthetic medicine practitioner should carry out a detailed medical history questionnaire.