Wrinkle Relaxers in Tampa, FL

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What Are Wrinkle Relaxers?

Reducing the appearance of wrinkles or fine lines on the upper part of the face is easy with wrinkle relaxer injections. The wrinkles or lines that develop from repetitive facial expressions are called “dynamic.” Eventually, these dynamic wrinkles stay visible, even when the facial muscles are totally relaxed. Wrinkle relaxers can dramatically reduce the appearance of these lines by temporarily "freezing" muscle movements. This allows the skin on top of these muscles to smooth itself. We can also use wrinkle relaxer injectables on younger patients as a preventive treatment. At Rejuve Aesthetic Surgery in Tampa, FL, Dr. Brandon-Dzung Mang is pleased to offer wrinkle relaxer treatments to Tampa, FL adults.

Are You A Good Candidate For Wrinkle Relaxers?

Wrinkle relaxers work great for patients who want to reduce the appearance of wrinkles on their forehead without undergoing surgery. Even if you do not show signs of aging, we can use wrinkle relaxers as a preventive, anti-aging treatment. This nonsurgical treatment can treat forehead wrinkles, frown lines, or fine lines near the eyes. If you have significant signs of aging, we may combine a wrinkle relaxer with a dermal filler. Also, for older patients with severe skin laxity, we may recommend a surgical facelift for more optimal results. After assessing your skin and listening to your cosmetic goals, Dr. Mang will help you determine if wrinkle relaxers work best for you.

Our Injection Technique

Usually, we can perform your wrinkle relaxer injections right after your consultation. At the beginning of your treatment, we will ask you to make a variety of facial expressions. This helps us place the injections in the best spots. Often, we administer injections between the brows, near the eyes, and along the forehead. After marking the treatment spots, we inject the wrinkle relaxer with a fine needle. If needed, we can apply a numbing cream; however, the discomfort is usually minimal. To reduce swelling and bruising, a cold compress is applied to the injection sites. Overall, your treatment takes about 10 – 15 minutes, then you can resume your daily activities.

What to Expect

After the injection, you may resume your daily routine, but you should avoid strenuous exercise for at least a day. At first, patients need to sleep upright and avoid touching their faces. Otherwise, you could accidentally spread the wrinkle relaxer to other areas. The treatment areas may look red, swollen, or bruised for 2 – 3 days, but you should not develop any serious side effects. The longevity of your results depends on the type of wrinkle relaxer product. Before you leave, we will provide detailed aftercare instructions and help you schedule follow-up appointments so you can maintain your results.

Just Express Yourself

With wrinkle relaxers, you can frown, laugh, smile, or make any expression you want without causing dynamic wrinkles. To reduce the signs of aging on the upper part of the face, we invite you to schedule a consultation with Dr. Mang in Tampa, FL. During your appointment, he will develop a treatment plan and discuss the costs. For some wrinkle relaxer products, we may offer certain specials. Please call us to learn more about wrinkle relaxers.

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