Ageing is inevitable. As we get older, wrinkles, fine lines, and other visible signs of ageing can start appearing on our faces. However, there are various ways to reduce visible signs of ageing and restore your confidence and self-esteem.


One of the most common and well-known anti-ageing procedures in Singapore today is using Botulinum toxin for management of wrinkles and fine lines. Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) injections are commonly performed to tackle  signs of skin ageing and enhance skin appearance. In addition to that, Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) injections can also help treat medical conditions such as excessive sweating, muscle stiffness, muscle spasms, migraines, and more. 


If you’re planning to start Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) treatments in Singapore, here’s what you need to know about the procedure to help you better understand what happens, and make an informed decision. You can also reach out to our certified aesthetics clinic in Singapore to get advice on Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) treatments as well as answers to your questions about aesthetic procedures.


How Do Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) Injections Work?


Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) is a non-invasive cosmetic procedure that carefully injects small amounts of Botulinum toxin into the skin to block nerve signals from reaching your muscles. This results in temporary weakening of your facial muscles, preventing them from contracting which in turn can help with the smoothing of fine lines and wrinkles. Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) can also create a lifting effect intended to help contour your face shape.

Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) injections are an FDA-approved formula that can be administered for cosmetic or medical purposes, and should always be administered by a trained professional. Getting Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) injections from an unlicensed or untrained individual could result in severe or permanent damage to your skin or nerves, or even affect your overall health.


How Is Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) Procedure Done?


1. Consult With A Doctor


First, consult a licensed doctor to get to know all the benefits and side effects of Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) injections based on the areas in which they will be performed. When you know what to expect, you can make an informed decision about Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) treatments.


2. Start Preparing A Week Before your Appointment


After consulting with your doctor, you may be advised to temporarily stop taking certain supplements or medication a week before your Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) appointment. This is to avoid any interference with the procedure.


3. Get Numbing Cream (Optional)


Numbing creams aren’t really necessary, however, if you are a little wary of injections, you can choose to get one applied to your skin to feel less discomfort. Make sure you arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) appointment, to have them apply the prescribed numbing cream to you before going through with the injection.


4. Get your Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) Injections


Once everything is in place, your doctor will finally inject Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) into your treatment areas. It only takes a few minutes, and you’re all done. However, very rarely,  you may experience mild bruising and soreness after the procedure.


5. Wait For The Results


Results will typically take full effect as quickly as one week after getting your Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) treatment. If you experience any side effects such as muscle weakness, or allergic reactions, call your doctor immediately.

It may take 3-5 months for the effects to wear off.


When Is The Best Time To Begin Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) Injection Treatments?


There is no stipulated time or age to start Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) injection treatments. It all depends on your skin and its concerns. Some individuals consider getting Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) right away upon seeing fine lines in their skin, whereas others may consider it a preventative measure to help your skin stay in shape

Do take note that Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) treatments in Singapore are only approved for patients that are 18 years old and above.


Book a Consultation with our Aesthetic Clinic In Singapore


There is nothing better than feeling confident about the way you look. Find out more about getting Botulinum Toxin (botox, dysport, xeomin) injection treatments at Shiro Aesthetic Clinic in Singapore today. Our team of licensed professionals can help you restore and enhance your beauty with the professional treatments and services we offer. 


We also provide HydroPeel facial treatments, body contouring treatments, hair treatments, and more, to help rejuvenate your appearance and help you regain your self-confidence. Schedule an appointment with Shiro Aesthetic Clinic today.

Dr Zhang YiJun