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Injectable Muscle Relaxant

Injectable Muscle Relaxant

1) What exactly is an Injectable Muscle Relaxant?

Injectable Muscle Relaxant is a non-surgical treatment, which has been commonly used to effectively treat wrinkles, as well as relax facial expression and neck muscles. Muscle Relaxant Injection can also treat the jaw, to reduce tension and pain from teeth grinding, or reduce severe underarm sweat problems.

Dr. Zacharia uses one of the top recognised and globally prominent anti-wrinkle treatments, with more then 13 million procedures administered. Suitability for Injectable Muscle Relaxant will be assessed during an initial consultation with Dr Zacharia. Bookings can be made here.


2) What does Injectable Muscle Relaxant treat?

Injectable Muscle Relaxant can successfully treat anti-wrinkles conditions, including: –

  • Forehead creases
  • Lifting the eyebrow
  • Frown lines
  • Crows feet
  • Under eye lines
  • Bunny lines
  • Smile line
  • Vertical lip lines (smoker’s lines around the lips)
  • Marionette lines
  • Turkey wattle neck (appearance of neck “bands”)

Injectable Muscle Relaxant can also treat other conditions, including: –

  • Painful jaw due to teeth grinding (Nocturnal Bruxism) resulting TMJ (Temporo Mandibular Joint) disorders.
  • Severe underarm sweating

3) Who can do Injectable Muscle Relaxant?

Any male and female adults can have muscle relaxant injections. Those looking for fast, non-surgical anti-wrinkle procedures, who seek a solution with no, or very limited recovery time, are ideal candidates.

Any medications or supplements taken should be disclosed to the physician, as they may increase bleeding and bruising at the injection sites.

Pregnant or nursing women are not eligible for Muscle Relaxant Injections. Also, any person with an infection near the injection site should postpone treatment until the infection is resolved. Furthermore, there is a greatly increased risk of serious side effects in patients with any pre-existing neuromuscular disorder.


4) What does Injectable Muscle Relaxant treatment involve?

Injectable Muscle Relaxant treatment uses a purified protein that relaxes the wrinkle-causing muscles to provide a smooth, more youthful appearance. The treatment is non-surgical and takes approximately 15 minutes. Injections relax the muscle, causing wrinkles to, but the results are only visible within five-to-seven days.


5) Is Injectable Muscle Relaxant painful?

Any injection can hurt, but usually Muscle Relaxant Injections are done without anaesthetic and are quite pain free. The needles used for Muscle Relaxant Injection are very small, so pain is usually minimal. However, at the patient’s request, the area can be numbed with an anaesthetic cream or cold pack 10-15 minutes before the injections are given.


6) How many treatments are needed?

Patient results vary anywhere between two and six moths and usually receive treatment once the effects slow down. Most patients will notice that they will see a return of ‘dynamic’ wrinkles (those created from muscle contraction) by three to four months after injections. Therefore, a patient usually requires three-to-four Muscle Relaxant Injection treatments per year to maintain the desired effect.


7) Are there any side effects involved?

There are always possible side effects in any procedure, but in the majority of cases, any side effects are temporary and limited. Those side effects may include pain at the injection site, infection, inflammation, swelling, redness, bleeding and bruising. Some of these symptoms may indicate an allergic reaction, including itching, wheezing, asthma, a rash, red welts, dizziness and faintness, etc. If you have any concerns about the side effects, talk to your physician.

Dr. Zacharia will then provide a checklist surgery information packet that explains everything a patient should do and know before their injection date.


8) Is Injectable Muscle Relaxant really safe?

Injectable Muscle Relaxant is purified, sterile and safe to use. It can be used for medical as well as cosmetic purposes. Many people are apprehensive about going for Injectable Muscle Relaxant treatment, thinking it will make them look unnatural (or plastic.) Anything done in excess will have side effects, but when done properly and in moderation, can do wonders for the skin.


9) How long does Injectable Muscle Relaxant treatment last?

After injecting the muscle relaxant, it can take anywhere from five-to-seven days to start working. The effects can last up to three-to-four months, depending on the individual, but will wear off gradually, allowing expression lines to slowly return.


10) How much does Injectable Muscle Relaxant cost?

The cost of Injectable Muscle Relaxant varies to each individual, as well as the units used. Injectable muscle relaxants are NOT covered under private health or Medicare.

Book a consultation or contact the staff at Dr. Zacharia’s rooms today on (02) 9192 1600.

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