cosmetic questions and faqs

Anti-wrinkle frequently asked questions

Cityskin wants to give you as much information as possible before and after your treatment. Browse through our anti-wrinkle FAQs below.
If you has a question for our medical experts at Cityskin please click here and we will reply directly.

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Do you offer calf / leg slimming injections at Cityskin Melbourne?

We have recently been asked about calf slimming with anti-wrinkle injections. Calf slimming is a procedure in which anti-wrinkle injections …
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Why do I sneeze when having anti-wrinkle injections?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpUuDv12q3c This is an interesting question that comes up when we treat frown lines with anti-wrinkle injections. We estimate that …
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Gummy smile treatment | Cityskin Melbourne

A ‘gummy smile’ is one where the gums show when you are smiling. It is thought that 10% of people …
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Book an appointment at Cityskin

Use our online booking system below to book an appointment at Cityskin locations in Melbourne and Sydney. Please include a …
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What is a ‘unit’ and how many injections will that be?

What is an anti-wrinkle ‘unit’ A ‘unit’ is a measured amount of anti-wrinkle product. The amount of units that we …
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Why do anti-wrinkle injections wear off?

After the anti-wrinkle injection product has been injected it sits at the end of the nerve to prevent transmission of …
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Why do anti-wrinkle injections take time to work?

Anti-wrinkle injections work by preventing nerves from carrying an electrical message from the brain to the muscle. In the diagram …
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Why does my skin look shiny after anti-wrinkle injections?

When too many anti-wrinkle injections are used, for example in the forehead, you may notice that the skin looks shiny …
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How do I avoid the ‘frozen’ look?

When too many anti-wrinkle injections are used, for example in the forehead, you may notice that the skin looks frozen …
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How do anti-wrinkle injections work?

We are often asked how anti-wrinkle injections work so we made a drawing to try and explain. The picture below …
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Why do I have red marks where I have been injected?

After having anti-wrinkle injections it is very normal to see small red marks at the injection sites for up to …
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How do anti-wrinkle products leave the body?

After injection it takes between 5 and 14 days to take effect. The anti-wrinkle product builds up blocks the nerve …
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Why do my lines / wrinkles look worse at the end of the day when I wear makeup?

When you wear makeup the lines around the frown, crows feet and forehead appear worse at the end of the …
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How safe are anti-wrinkle injections?

Anti-wrinkle injections have been used to treat patients for over 20 years. There are no known long term side effects …
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How can I reduce the chance of bruising after anti-wrinkle treatment?

Bruising after anti-wrinkle injections The honest answer is to find an injector that knows facial anatomy well and can avoid …
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Which areas are most likely to bruise after anti-wrinkle injections?

Thankfully bruising is uncommon after having anti-wrinkle injections. Some people may experience a small pin-prick mark/bruise after treatment and if …
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Can I have anti-wrinkle treatment when taking antibiotics?

Many commonly used antibiotics are fine to use when receiving anti-wrinkle injections. However, aminoglycoside antibiotics are not recommended for use …
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How many units do I need to treat my frown?

Thanks for the question. We normally use between 5 and 10 units to each side to treat crows feet depending …
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How long do anti-wrinkle injections last?

It takes approximately 4-7 days for the effects of anti-wrinkle injections to start working. This can vary with the brand …
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Which anti-wrinkle brand is the best? Which works quicker and which lasts longer?

Find out the difference between anti-wrinkle injection brands available in Australia. Australian law prevents us from using brand names which …
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Which anti-wrinkle brand is the best?

Find out the difference between anti-wrinkle injection brands available in Australia. Australian law prevents us from using brand names which …
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Spocking after anti-wrinkle injections

What is ‘Spocking’ after anti-wrinkle injections?

When treating foreheads with anti-wrinkle injections, one of the possible complications is called ‘Spocking’ (after Mr Spock from Star Trek) …
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How painful are anti-wrinkle injections?

21 patients who had never had anti-wrinkle injections before were questioned on how painful they thought the procedure would be …
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What does it look just after having injections?

For the first 30 minutes after anti-wrinkle injections it looks like small mozzie bites on the skin. This settles within …
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Are anti-wrinkle injections safe when breastfeeding?

I always recommend to patients that anti-wrinkle injections are NOT safe when breastfeeding. The Therapeutic Goods Association in Australia puts …
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How do I book an appointment?

Call 1800 CITYSKIN or click here to book an appointment online …
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How do I treat frown lines?

I would always recommend using anti-wrinkle injections into the frown lines (known as the “glabella”) rather than using dermal filler …
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Which anti-wrinkle products do you use at Cityskin?

Unfortunately we are not allowed to say which product we are using on the Cityskin website as, by law, the …
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How much do anti-wrinkle, dermal filler and double chin injections cost?

Please note that Australian law prevents us from using the names of anti-wrinkle and dermal filler products on the website …
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Anti-wrinkle injections – where can I book for treatment?

Once you have found the practitioner and clinic you are looking for, click on the purple button in the table to book an appointment!

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Frown lines
Crows feet
Gummy smile
Bunny lines
Tooth grinding
Facial slimming
Upper lip lines
Chin dimples
Nefertiti lift / neck bands
Downturning mouth
Hyperhidrosis (Underarm sweating)
Facial sweating

 

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