Treatment of wrinkles

Wrinkles can be treated using filler injections containing hyaluronic acid, botulinum toxin and/or certain lasers.

Considering that procedures with lasers can also treat wrinkles, but have already been described in other sub-menus on our website, we will only discuss filler injections and botulinum toxin in detail.

Using surgery to reduce the strength of facial muscles that are responsible for expression wrinkles, is now an outdated approach.

Botulinum toxin (Botox®) is a protein that has been used on a wide scale for over 20 years. Initially in ophthalmology (stabismus, random spasms in eyelids) and then in neurology for resolving permanent muscle contractions in patients with cerebral palsy.

At the start of the '90s, Botox was then developed from an "aesthetic" perspective to remove problematic wrinkles that betray your real age.

Awareness about Botox increased greatly after it was approved by the Ministry for Public Health in Canada and, in particular, by the American FDA (Food and Drug Administration), which permanently authorised its use against signs of facial ageing.

Botox has developed into a simple cosmetic procedure that was carried out by 1.6 million Americans in 2001.
But please note, not all wrinkles can be addressed using this approach. Botox distinguishes itself from other rejuvenation treatments via its impact on subcutaneous muscles rather than the wrinkles themselves.

The treatment will thus be less effective against wrinkles that appear when the face is at rest, and which are primarily caused by long-term and aggressive exposure to the sun. These wrinkles are thus more likely to require one of our harmless laser procedures.

However, the treatment is ideal for expression wrinkles, namely frowning wrinkles (between the eyebrows), wrinkles on the forehead and crow's feet (at the side of the eyes).

What is Botox?

Botulinum toxin is a protein that temporarily weakens the muscles.
There are currently 2 types of toxins:

Botox, sold by Allergan

Dysport, sold by Beaufour-Ipsen
This botulinum toxin is currently "THE" treatment against wrinkles.

How can I appear younger and prettier with Botox?

The principle is simple and involves a few selective injections into the muscles responsible for your wrinkles.
It is thus essential for the doctor to have excellent knowledge of anatomy.

There is no need for you to have an empty stomach on the day of the injections. For women: do not wear make-up or remove it prior to the injections. It is advised not to partake in intensive exercise or lie down in the first 4 hours after the treatment. Massages must also be avoided in the first 24 hours after the treatment in order to prevent the product from spreading to unwanted areas.
It is important to minimise the risk of bruising or bleeding in the treated zones during the 15 days prior to and 15 days after the injections, in order to prevent the product spreading to other muscles.

Further, it is also necessary to regularly and intensively contract the treated muscles in the 3 days after the injections.

Frequency of injections

It is recommended to never repeat injections within 4 months, in order to prevent you building resistance against the product (vaccine effect) and no longer reacting to the treatment.


Teosyal® is a complete range of products for filling wrinkles, which are 100% based on hyaluronic acid (non-organic).
The molecules of the hyaluronic acid are non-sulphated glycosaminoglycanes:
polysaccharides, present in the skin's extracellular matrix and the
They are synthesised by karatinocytes (epidermis) and fibroblasts (skin).

Injections take place in deep wrinkles, folds on the nose and the lips, in order to increase their volume.

The injections can be supplemented by laser procedures and/or radio frequency in order to further enhance and extend the results.

Depending on your skin and the type of follow-up you select, the doctor will select the most suitable treatment during the consultation by combining one or multiple complementary techniques in order to offer each patient the best solution.

The results of treatments may vary from one person to another and are therefore not guaranteed.
Therefore, they represent no binding commitment on the part of the office, the personnel or any third party.



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