Named after Egyptian Queen Nefertiti, this technique uses anti-wrinkle injections to target the neck and jawline area for an uplifting and tightening effect. It redefines the jawline and softens lines on the neck for a smoother, tighter and more contoured appearance. The multiple injections are delivered under the skin using a microneedle. The procedure is not painful and effects last 4-5 months. This is a safe, non-expensive alternative to a surgical neck lift.
Read the answers to the most commonly asked questions below. Or, book a consultation with one of our specialists and we’ll be happy to talk you through it.
The first step is to have a complimentary consultation to talk through the procedure and any concerns you may have. Our experienced clinicians will take a full medical history and offer advice on aftercare. We’ll answer all your questions and help you decide whether the treatment is right for you.
The treatment itself
It is an efficient treatment, and our expert technique ensures it’s as comfortable an experience as possible.
Using a small needle, the clinician will administer a series of injections into the muscles of your face. This only takes a few minutes, so you’ll experience minimal discomfort. After two weeks, we’ll review the results and add a top-up treatment if necessary.
Anti-wrinkle injections have been in medical use for more than four decades and is known to be a safe and effective treatment. When administered by an experienced medical professional, there are minimal risks, and it will only affect the relevant muscles – not reaching any other part of the body. It’s also a relatively quick procedure with minimal recovery, so you’ll be back to your daily routine in next to no time
While many people experience no side effects at all, there are a few risks associated with anti-wrinkle injections. The most common is a mild bruising to the site of the injection, which is often short-lived. Some people also experience mild headaches, but again, these usually pass within 24 hours. Other complications can include infection, drooping brow, and allergic reactions.
We’ll discuss all these side effects and potential risks in detail in advance of the treatment at your complimentary face-to-face consultation.
Most people carry on their day as normal after an anti-wrinkle treatment. It’s best to take it easy, avoiding strenuous exercise, extreme heat (like a sauna), alcohol, or any other facial treatments for 24 hours. But after that, you can return to your usual routine.
We also suggest keeping your facial muscles active after the procedure to help the treatment take effect. You should also avoid any unnecessary touching of your face for 24-hours.
In advance of any injectable procedure, you’ll receive a thorough consultation with an experienced medical practitioner, who will advise you on all precautions and aftercare requirements.
You should avoid anti-wrinkle injection treatments if any of the following are relevant:
Our clinicians can advise you on alternatives to anti-wrinkle injections if required and will talk you through these risks as well as any other concerns you may have.
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