Over time, as we naturally age, overactive muscle movement gradually wears away the collagen in our skin, causing the skin to crease and wrinkles to appear.
Line reducing injections work by relaxing these small muscles, using the product Bocouture®. Bocouture®, like Botox®, is a injectable type of Botulinum Toxin A and is used to treat fine lines and wrinkles. Bocouture was developed in the UK in 2008 and was licensed for cosmetic use in July 2010. It is used to treat all fine lines and wrinkles that are associated with aging due to facial muscle movements. Bocouture is fast becoming the treatment of choice for many patients that have previously had botox. 'It is a presciption only treatment. I will provide you with a private prescription for this included in the price of treatment.
In general, the upper face is divided into 3 areas:
i) The forehead lines (seen when raising your eyebrows).
ii) Frown lines (Called "Glabellar"
and are seen between the eyes at the top of the nose when frowning).
iii) Crows feet / Smile lines
(seen at the outer edge of the eyes when smiling or talking).
Each area can be treated, the treatment is charged per area. You can you choose to have just one or all three areas treated. It's up to you, no pressure will be put on you to have more, it's your face so you decide what is best for you. The number of areas to be treated will be discussed at your consultation so don't worry if you don't know exactly what you want!
How quickly will you see results and how long do they last?
Bocouture injections can show effects within twenty four hours. Treatment itself can take up to ten minutes to complete.An improvement in the glabellar frown lines generally takes place within 2 to 3 days, with the maximum effect observed on day 30. The effect lasts up to 4 months after the injection.
How often will you need touch-ups?
The intervals between treatments should not be shorter than 3 months.Some lines and wrinkles may not be able to be treated with wrinkle relaxing injections, therefore, other treatments such as dermal fillers may be suggested.
How long will the results last?
Usually, it will last for 3-4 months, but repeated use often results in longer lasting results,
Will you still be able to frown, smile, or look surprised after treatment with Bocouture®?
Yes. They will be able to frown, smile, or look surprised-but without the creases.
I own a medical aesthetic practice like no other that where all of my patients receive a special and personalised experience and I help to increase their confidence and self-esteem.
I qualified as a nurse in 1998 from the University of Worcester and specialised in emergency medicine and cardiology. I am an independent prescriber and registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, member of the Royal College of Nursing and have full professional indemnity insurance. My aesthetic training was with Medics Direct, a leading provider of Medical Aesthetics Training Courses for Doctors, Dentists and Nurses throughout the UK.
I have always had a keen interest in the beauty and aesthetic industry party driven by my own personal experience of adult acne, ageing skin and sun damage. I have had many of the treatments personally over the years which I can now offer to you. Therefore, you can expect from me a very honest, affordable and realistic treatment plan to help you improve your skin and how you feel about your appearance. As a registered nurse, I have an ethical duty of care and my clients can be assured that they will always receive expert professional and honest advice.
I aim to provide a professional, yet friendly service, treating each client as an individual and conducting thorough, unhurried consultations. These enable the client to be well informed and ensure that the treatment they receive is the most appropriate to meet their needs and expectations. No hard sell, no blinding with science, no hassling guaranteed.
Currently I can provide treatments at your home in you live in the Rotherham and Sheffield area.
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