Do you often feel that you are looking angry? Even if you are not angry at all? We can easily get rid of your frown lines with the help of injectables.
Do you frown a lot and do people often say you look angry? Maybe you often look very concentrated when you are busy, or you frown when you gaze. Whatever your reason, we can imagine that you find your frown wrinkle annoying. Fortunately, with an injectable treatment we can make the frown wrinkle a lot softer, or even make it disappear completely.
By using a substance that has a muscle-relaxing effect, we can temporarily influence the frown muscles. By preventing them from tightening every time, we also prevent the frown lines. Eventually it will soften or even disappear completely.
The injectable treatment for wrinkles, fast and safe. Nevertheless, it is important that you read up carefully at the clinic and the attending physician. At Skin + Surgery we are proud of the natural results that we achieve with this treatment. During a personal consultation we always look at what suits you and your face. Feel free to make a an appointment to discuss the possibilities. We are happy to help you.
Quality is our passion
Drs. Elizia Soares
Certified Cosmetic PhysicianDoctor Soares studied medicine at Erasmus University Rotterdam. After her studies she worked in various specialties including surgery, emergency care and followed the general practitioner training. For several years she has specialized in cosmetic treatments with injectables and treatments aimed at skin improvement. Read more about our specialists
Prices and fees
A frown wrinkle treatment with injectables is affordable for a wide group. At Skin + Surgery you know exactly what it costs and what to expect. In principle, a cosmetic wrinkle treatment is not reimbursed by the health insurer.
Frown lines€ 149,-
Frequently Asked Questions
Specific wrinkles, such as the frown lines, forehead lines, or crow’s feet, can be reduced by relaxing the muscle that causes them. This is done with the help of an injectable neuromodulator (BTX). It blocks certain signals in the muscle so that it cannot contract and relaxes, helping to smooth lines and wrinkles.
The toxin treats wrinkles caused by repeated muscle movements. That makes the treatment very suitable from the mid-20s to the early 30s, and you want to work preventively on wrinkles that develop later.
Although it is a very popular treatment, there is a fear among some that it is a harmful substance with a high risk of permanent damage. However, there have been numerous clinical studies that prove time and again that this injectable is considered very safe with minimal risks and side effects.
Nevertheless, with any injectable treatment it is important to find a qualified doctor with specialist and proven experience. This is because if not injected skilfully, it can inadvertently spread to other areas, leading to muscle relaxation in the wrong place.
At the other extreme, injecting too much or too often can lead to a frozen can.
Fortunately, in either case, the results are never permanent and will gradually disappear over three to four months.
The treatment always starts with a consultation in which it is extensively discussed what bothers you and what you want to achieve. We will look at your medical background and decide what is best for you in terms of treatment. We take photos so that we have a good idea of before and after the treatment.
Your face will then be cleaned and the doctor will prick the areas to be treated. It is a fairly smooth treatment that usually takes between 5 and 10 minutes.
There may be some red spots, but you are generally presentable immediately after the treatment.
Try not to lie down for the first 90 minutes. There is then a small risk of spreading. However, this hardly occurs. After an hour and a half, the injectable is bound to the muscle and is no longer harmful.
Don’t exercise for 24 hours: Exercise increases circulation in the body, including the face, causing your face to blush and turn red when you exercise. This increased circulation is great for your skin, but it increases the likelihood that some or all of the injectable will leave the area via sweat before it is fully absorbed into the neuromuscular junction.
Four hours of no pressure on the areas that have been treated: this includes wearing tight hats or caps or icepacks that press against the skin. Again, we run the risk that the injectable will spread and work in an area where we do not want it to. You can wash your face that same evening, but we recommend waiting a day with hard scrub products.
Since the injectable must bind to receptors to relax the muscles, the effects are not immediately noticeable.
The results start to work as early as day two or three, but it may take ten to 14 days for the muscle to fully relax.
Fine lines and wrinkles continue to improve when the muscles are in a relaxed state and the wrinkles cannot form. This keeps improving as you repeat the injectable.
That said, every person is different. Since your body keeps making new receptors and neurotransmitters, the person will differ for how long the relaxing effect lasts. On average, we see that the effects of the treatment last between 3 and 4 months.