What to expect at your cosmetic injections’ treatment
Cosmetic injections, like Botulinum can offer a temporary solution for a more relaxed and refreshed appearance. If you’re new to cosmetic injections and would like to know exactly what does on during your treatment, we’ve got the details below:
AT THE CONSULTATION
At the initial consultation, you’ll meet with our Aesthetic Nurse to discuss exactly what your concerns are and manage your expectations to ensure you get the best result. Then, we’ll work with you to recommend the best course of treatments to suit the results you want to achieve and fit within your budget. Now’s the time to ask any questions you have, to ensure you have a full understanding of the treatment.
AT THE APPOINTMENT
At your first appointment, you’ll complete a detailed medical and consent form to ensure you are suitable for the treatment and understand any possible risks. We also take a few pre-treatment photos to track your results.
The appointment takes about 30 minutes and we’ll talk you through the procedure before starting. It’s normal to feel a little nervous; eat and hydrate before arriving to help reduce any butterflies you might have.
Cosmetic injections are injected directly into the muscle using a fine needle. Most people describe the treatment as ‘slightly uncomfortable’, and it’s over in no time!
IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE TREATMENT
Straight after the treatment, you may have a small amount of redness and swelling - this will usually resolve itself within 10 minutes. Most people experience no pain or side effects, a small number get a mild headache after the treatment which can be eased with mild pain relief. You will be given post treatment information which outlines all the details, and post care advice.
1 DAY AFTER THE TREATMENT
Most people will not experience any symptoms that show they’ve had the treatment done, however it is possible to have some minor bruising. Occasionally people may still have a mild headache. Noticeable results are not usually visible the next day, as it takes a bit of time for the product to kick in.
1 WEEK AFTER THE TREATMENT
After 7 days, you’re likely to see the results of your treatment. The treated area will appear smoother and look more refreshed. After your first treatment, you may feel a slight “tight” sensation or a feeling of “heaviness”, which will subside in 1-2 weeks.
If it’s your first treatment, we’ll give you a follow up call to see how you’re feeling too.
1 MONTH AFTER THE TREATMENT
A month down the track, your treatment will still be very effective. Some people will have a very small amount of movement return, although this differs for everyone and also depends on the area treated.
3 – 4 MONTHS AFTER THE TREATMENT
After 3 - 4 months, you will start to see a gradual return of movement. We recommend re-booking an assessment and possible follow-up treatment to maintain your desired level of result.
If you’d like to know if these treatments are right for you, book a free consultation with one of our experts to find out more about our Cosmetic Injectables Plan. Get beautiful results from £30 a month.