Dr Sian Aesthetics | Anti Ageing Aesthetic Treatments | Manchester

Why Do Wrinkles
& Folds Develop?

Wrinkles are initially produced from repeated use of the muscles of facial expression so called ‘dynamic’ wrinkles. As we age, decrease in fat, collagen and elastin fibres results in volume loss which produces ‘static’ wrinkles and deep folds. Skin is lined, less firm and less elastic. Underlying facial bone also erodes, leading to flattening of the forehead and cheekbones and distortion of facial proportions.

Facial ageing is only partially due to genetics. This process is greatly exacerbated by exposure to ultraviolet UV radiation, smoking, alcohol, stress and pollution.

Non surgical, anti-ageing treatments can reduce the appearance of folds and wrinkles, as well as reshape facial contours, producing natural results with little downtime.

What Are Wrinkle
Reducing Treatments?

Botulinum toxin is produced from cultures of the Clostridium botulinum bacteria. Botulinum toxin Type A is the serotype of the toxin used in cosmetic injections. There are different brands of Botulinum toxin Type A marketed in the UK.

As a prescription-only medicine, Botulinum toxin must be prescribed by a healthcare professional.

How Do Wrinkle Reducing Treatments Work?

Injection of Botulinum toxin commonly called Botox into a specific muscle causes temporary weakness/relaxation of the muscle and improvement of the lines or wrinkles that the muscle action has formed.

Botox treatment may not be right for all patients. It cannot remove every facial line or wrinkle. It has no effect on static wrinkles, which are not due to repetitive muscle activity.

Treatment Areas


Treatment Areas


Can I Have Wrinkle
Reducing Treatments?

Before Wrinkle
Reducing Treatments

Consultation with our medical doctor is required prior to treatment. All the options for treatment, as well as the risks and complications of a Botox treatment will be discussed with you in detail to ensure informed consent.

Do not consume alcohol 24 hours prior to treatment, as this may increase the risk of bruising. It is advisable to have treatment at least 2 weeks before any special event to allow swelling or bruising to subside.


Treatment takes 10-15 mins.

Expect weakening of the injected muscles to begin to be apparent after approximately 7 days.

The results can last up to 3–4 months.

All treatments are associated with some level of risk, and some of the complications may be permanent.

The commonest side effects are bruising, swelling, tenderness, itching and redness.

Less commonly, temporary droopiness of your facial features can occur. In rare instances, serious problems can develop, such as breathing difficulties.

Some people may not wish to undergo wrinkle reducing treatments.

The alternative therapies include, but are not limited to, dermal fillers, dermabrasion, medical-grade peels, prescription-strength vitamin A products, lasers and surgery. There is also the option of embracing your wrinkles and folds, doing nothing to alter their appearance.

Please note, this information is given as a reference only.

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