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Advanced oral health centre mydentist Red Rose Wigan Private dentist in Wigan, WN1 1SJ

Accepting NHS & Private patients

Address: 50 New Market Street, Wigan, WN1 1SJ.

Opening times

08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

About mydentist Red Rose Wigan

Welcome to mydentist Red Rose Wigan. We provide high quality dental care in the heart of Wigan. From teething toddlers to denture wearers, our practice caters for all.

You’ll find a great selection of competitively priced treatments from tooth whitening to dental implants and white fillings.

You can get in touch with us using the details at the top of this page.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Practice facilities

  • Disabled access
  • Free wifi available
  • Dental implants

    Dental implants

    Replace your missing teeth or finally get rid of those troublesome dentures. For more information call
    01942 242632 or
    Arrange a consultation

  • Dental Hygiene

    Hygiene

    Our professional hygienist services offer unique oral hygiene guidance. For more information call
    01942 242632 or
    Arrange a consultation

  • Straight teeth

    Straight teeth

    Transform your smile with clear, invisible braces for straighter teeth. For more information call
    01942 242632 or
    Arrange a consultation

  • Tooth whitening

    Teeth whitening

    Improve the appearance of your teeth with our world class whitening systems. For more information call
    01942 242632 or
    Arrange a consultation

Our treatments and costs

Our private treatments

Meet the team at mydentist Red Rose Wigan

Your clinicians

  • Mr.Anthony J K Mills Qualified from: BDS Lpool 1983 United Kingdom, 1983 GDC No: 58226
    Tony graduated from Liverpool University (BDS) in 1983 and has spent his time in General practice in the Wigan area since qualifying. He has developed a special interest in Orthodontics over the last 30 years and held a long term part time Hospital post in the Orthodontic department at the Royal Albert Edward Infirmaryin Wigan. In 2010 he was awarded the Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Tony served as the Chairman of the Practitioner Group of the British Orthodontic Society 2002-2006. In 2008 he was made a life member of the British Orthodontic Society in recognition of his work on Dentists with Special Interest and the Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics.
  • Dr Ishaque.Barry Ieuan Ishaque Qualified from: MFGDP(UK) 2006 United Kingdom, 1995 GDC No: 71115
    Mr B Ishaque BDS MFGDP (UK) Barry graduated from Kings College University of London in 1995. He worked at our New Market Street practice and then gained valuable experience in the hospital services, Manchester Dental Hospital and in Maxillo-facial Surgery Department at the Royal Preston Hospital. In order to help maintain the highest standards in general dental practice, Barry has undertaken postgraduate studies which led him to being awarded the Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2006. Barry takes an interest in all aspects of general dental practice including crown and bridgework and prosthetic work and he strives to achieve a high clinical level of dentistry whilst also making the patient experience as comfortable and relaxed as possible.
  • Dr.Philip Francis Leslie Dawson Qualified from: BSc Lpool 1988 United Kingdom, 1991 GDC No: 67113
    Phil has worked in general practice since qualifying – both privately and on the NHS He has been a Vocational Trainer/Educational Supervisor for the last 15 years. Dental education is a passion of his and this is reflected in his roles as an Educational Supervisor and as a Specialty Dentist/Honorary Teaching Fellow at Manchester University. He has recently gained the PgCertEd in Postgraduate Medical Education (with Distinction) and he enrolled on the Diploma/MA course. He also examines for the Overseas Registration Examination on behalf of the GDC. He has recently been appointed Course Director/Tutor for the FGDP’s Diploma in Restorative Dentistry. Whilst studying for his Diploma he undertook the speciality module in endodontics, as this is an area of great clinical interest to him. He receives endodontic referrals from colleagues across the North West.
  • Mr.Richard John McCormick (Dental Implant Surgeon) Qualified from: BDS Manc 1988 United Kingdom, 1988 GDC No: 64061
    Richard graduated from Manchester Dental School in 1988. Following 1 year Vocational training he moved to a full time hospital post, initially at Trafford General Hospital and then Wigan Royal Albert Edward Infirmary. Richard completed the first stage of oral surgery training at Wigan and then moved on to Manchester Royal Infirmary to complete his training. He passed the surgical fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1993. Richard at this stage decided to forward his career in a specialist oral surgery and implant practice away from the hospital environment. Richard is included on the GDC register of specialist oral surgeons and has established himself as the main oral surgeon and implant practitioner in the Wigan area.
  • Mrs S kay.Shirley Ann Kay Qualified from: CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1988 United Kingdom, 1998 GDC No: 3517
    Mrs Shirley Kay qualified as a dental hygienist from Liverpool Dental Hospital in 1988. She has over 30 years’ experience, predominantly in private practice and is a member of the British Society of Dental Hygienists and Therapists. Shirley is committed to the profession and will always do her utmost to offer the very best oral health care. Shirley is also highly skilled in maintaining complex restorative cases, such as multiple crown and bridge work. She offers tailored advice and provides a daily oral health regime to suit the patient and their dental needs. As an established member of the team she works closely with the dentists at the practice and regularly liaises with them in order to provide the best possible care to her patients.
  • Dr.Andre Tomas Qualified from: CESPU - Oporto Portugal, 2005 GDC No: 187242
    Dr Andre Tomas obtained his dental degree in Portugal in 2005, where he worked for approximately two years as a general dentist. This was when he developed his interest in orthodontics. In 2007 he started his training in Orthodontics at the University or Barcelona, which was completed in 2009 becoming a Specialist Orthodontist. Since then, he’s gained extensive knowledge in the most recent techniques of orthodontics and has a particular interest in Invisalign, of which he is now a Platinum provider. Andre feels this is the fastest, most comfortable way for his patients to have the smile they have always wanted.
  • Dr.Joanne Beaumont Qualified from: BDS Ncle, United Kingdom, 2012 GDC No: 227534
    Jo graduated from Newcastle in 2012 and has since had experience in oral and maxillofacial surgery and restorative dentistry in hospital settings as well as general dental practice. Jo has obtained her Membership of the faculty of dental surgery with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh as well as a PGCert in medical education from Edge Hill University and uses this to teach and assess dental students at the Leeds Dental Institute.She takes an interest in all aspects of general dentistry but especially restorative treatment and is studying for her masters degree focusing on periodontal (gum) conditions via The university of Central Lancashire. She also provides facial aesthetics within the practice including various anti wrinkle injection treatments. Jo takes pride in providing patient centered care and likes to take the time to get to know her patients and their needs before designing appropriate treatment plans.
  • Dr.Atish Saif Chummun (Dental Implant Surgeon) Qualified from: BDS 2005, MJDFRCS (Eng) 2007, PGCertRestDent 2011, PGCertImplDent 2012, DipImDentRCS(Ed) 2016 UK, 2005 GDC No: 85497
    Atish started his training as a dentist at the University of Manchester in 2000. He completed his vocational training in the North West and was introduced to high end dentistry. His early formative years helped develop his skills and ethos as a dentist. As a result, he feels strongly that he has to provide the best treatment possible at the highest standards that his abilities will allow him to do for the benefit of his patients. Having attained the MJDF provided him with an even stronger set of core knowledge that help him provide the best care for his patients. He later undertook additional courses in Restorative and Implant Dentistry to further his skills where he had the opportunity to be trained by highly respected clinicians. He is now one of the few implant clinicians to hold the coveted Diploma in Implant Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
  • DR .Jonathan Richard Skidmore Qualified from: BChD Leeds 2014 uk, 2014 GDC No: 251907
    Dr Jonathan Skidmore graduated from the University of Leeds in 2014 with merit. Along the way he won a number of awards including the Jackson Prize awarded for his Paediatric Dentistry. Since graduation Jonathan has enhanced his skills significantly. Immediately after graduating he passed his Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow Diploma exams and is now a member there. In 2015 Jonathan began his masters in Endodontics at the University of Chester and up to now has a Diploma in this subject with him due to complete his dissertation early next year. This has enabled him to take referrals for all types of root canal treatment. Most recently Jonathan’s passion for aesthetic Dentistry has driven him to carry out Invisalign brace training enabling him to provide the most advanced braces that are almost invisible.
  • Dr.Krishan Varma (Dental Implant Surgeon) Qualified from: BDS Manc 2007 England, 2007 GDC No: 113646
    Dr Varma is an experienced implantologist who visits several clinics across the country to provide implant treatment. He qualified from Manchester University in 2007 and since then he has been dedicated to providing the highest standards of care to his patients. In 2009-2011 he completed three year-long training programmes in restorative and implant dentistry in Manchester with restorative specialist Dr Paul Tipton, and was also awarded the Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons. He then continued with a further degree in Dental Implantology at the University of Central Lancashire, leading to the award of Master of Science with Merit in 2014. He is an active member of the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI), The International Team for Implantology (ITI) and the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD).
  • Dr.Cath Kwasnicki Qualified from: Leeds United Kingdom, 2000 GDC No: 77620
  • Dr J Brady.John Brady Qualified from: MOrth RCS Eng 1988 United Kingdom, 1978 GDC No: 52146
  • Dr.Emmanuel Odianose Egbase Qualified from: BDS Peninsula Dental School 2012 Peninsula, 2012 GDC No: 230459
  • Dr.Lucy Broxson Qualified from: BDS UCLan 2017 uk, 2017 GDC No: 271498
  • Dr.Monika Anand Qualified from: Statutory Exam 2008 UK, 2008 GDC No: 136823
  • Miss.Marie Wignall Qualified from: Dip Orth Therapy RCS Edin 2016 uk, 1994 GDC No: 124206

Dental professionals must be registered with the GDC and meet high standards. Find us on the register: www.gdc-uk.org

Dental implants at mydentist Red Rose Wigan

  • Do you find it difficult to eat your favourite foods, enjoy a juicy steak or bite an apple?
  • Are you embarrassed to smile, or do you suffer from confidence issues because of missing, broken or loose teeth?
  • Are your dentures loose and do you worry about them falling out?

If your answer is yes to any of these questions, dental implants could be right for you. Here at mydentist Red Rose Wigan our experienced dental implant surgeons can help you regain confidence in your smile with a permanent solution for any number of missing teeth.

What are dental implants?
Dental implants are a fixed solution for missing teeth that are the closest possible replacement for natural teeth. They involve one or more titanium screws being inserted into your jawbone to mimic a natural tooth root. Dental crowns are securely attached to these to fill the gaps in your mouth. Because dental implants are securely anchored in your jaw you’ll have the confidence to comfortably eat whatever you like.

The main benefits of dental implants:

  • Replace loose-fitting dentures
  • Maintain bone structure after tooth loss
  • Improve the appearance of your smile
  • Boost your confidence
  • Function and feel just like natural teeth
  • Improve chewing and speaking
  • Long term solution
  • High success rate

Dental implants are a well-established treatment for replacing missing teeth. As they are inserted directly into your jawbone they help prevent bone loss or movement of your remaining teeth, helping to maintain the structure of your face.

From £1995*

How much do implants cost?

At mydentist Red Rose Wigan implants start from just £166.25 per month* with 0% finance**, but your Treatment Co-Ordinator and Dental Implant surgeon will give you a full quote before the treatment commences based on your personal circumstances. We also offer flexible payment options and 0% finance**.

Why choose mydentist Red Rose Wigan

At mydentist Red Rose Wigan our experienced dental implant surgeons use the latest technology to make your dental implant journey as comfortable and convenient as possible in our safe, state of the art practice.

Intraoral scanner
The intraoral scanner replaces the need for taking messy impressions. Your clinician will use the scanner to create a highly accurate, 3D digital model of your mouth that aids the lab in creating surgical guides as well as crowns and bridges that exactly match the colour and shape of your original teeth.

CBCT Scanner
In many cases, implant patients will be required to have a CBCT scan to provide the dentist with vital information such as bone density and location of nerves and sinuses, and to help guide the placement of new implants. mydentist Red Rose Wigan has an in-practice CBCT machine, meaning that our patients have no need to travel elsewhere for their scans.

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Your Treatment Co-ordinator

All dental implant patients are supported by a dedicated treatment co-ordinator, starting with your initial consultation. They will help you understand each stage of the implant process, what to expect, and discuss the various finance options available.

If you are interested in finding out more about implants, you can book a free consultation with one of our friendly Treatment Co-ordinators for a no obligation conversation about your options and to see if implants are the right choice for you.

Call us on 01942 242632 to find out more

  • Consultation Your initial consultation will be with either our Implant Surgeon or Treatment Coordinator (TCO), who can discuss the different types of implants, single or multiple depending on your need. Following this there may be a need for a more clinical focused consultation.

  • Diagnostic Scans We will carry out a number of digital scans, to build a digital 3D model of your mouth so we can get a clear picture of the area we will place the implant, and a more detailed X-ray using a Cone Beam Computer Tomography scanner so that our Implant surgeon can assess the state of the bone below the gum to get a really clear picture of your treatment need.

  • Treatment Plan Once our experienced implant surgeon has assessed all of you scans they will explain the nature of your treatment, the stages involved and costs. We offer flexible payment options to make implants even more affordable.

  • Commence Treatment Once you are happy we will begin treatment. The length and numbers of appointments will vary depending on the complexity of your particular need, but your Implant Surgeon will have detailed all of this in your treatment plan.

  • Implant Placed Once the implant(s) are placed it may be necessary it might be necessary to allow time for healing before attaching the replacement teeth. Once we are happy the implant has healed we will arrange a series of appointments to fabricate the replacement teeth.

  • Aftercare Your Implant Surgeon will advise you about looking after your implant and may well give you some painkillers to help with the pain over the days after your surgery as well as detailed advice about cleaning the implants and the teeth attached to them.

Your dental implant surgeons

  • Mr.Richard John McCormick (Dental Implant Surgeon) Qualified from: BDS Manc 1988 United Kingdom, 1988 GDC No: 64061
    Richard graduated from Manchester Dental School in 1988. Following 1 year Vocational training he moved to a full time hospital post, initially at Trafford General Hospital and then Wigan Royal Albert Edward Infirmary. Richard completed the first stage of oral surgery training at Wigan and then moved on to Manchester Royal Infirmary to complete his training. He passed the surgical fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1993. Richard at this stage decided to forward his career in a specialist oral surgery and implant practice away from the hospital environment. Richard is included on the GDC register of specialist oral surgeons and has established himself as the main oral surgeon and implant practitioner in the Wigan area.
  • Dr.Atish Saif Chummun (Dental Implant Surgeon) Qualified from: BDS 2005, MJDFRCS (Eng) 2007, PGCertRestDent 2011, PGCertImplDent 2012, DipImDentRCS(Ed) 2016 UK, 2005 GDC No: 85497
    Atish started his training as a dentist at the University of Manchester in 2000. He completed his vocational training in the North West and was introduced to high end dentistry. His early formative years helped develop his skills and ethos as a dentist. As a result, he feels strongly that he has to provide the best treatment possible at the highest standards that his abilities will allow him to do for the benefit of his patients. Having attained the MJDF provided him with an even stronger set of core knowledge that help him provide the best care for his patients. He later undertook additional courses in Restorative and Implant Dentistry to further his skills where he had the opportunity to be trained by highly respected clinicians. He is now one of the few implant clinicians to hold the coveted Diploma in Implant Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
  • Dr.Krishan Varma (Dental Implant Surgeon) Qualified from: BDS Manc 2007 England, 2007 GDC No: 113646
    Dr Varma is an experienced implantologist who visits several clinics across the country to provide implant treatment. He qualified from Manchester University in 2007 and since then he has been dedicated to providing the highest standards of care to his patients. In 2009-2011 he completed three year-long training programmes in restorative and implant dentistry in Manchester with restorative specialist Dr Paul Tipton, and was also awarded the Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons. He then continued with a further degree in Dental Implantology at the University of Central Lancashire, leading to the award of Master of Science with Merit in 2014. He is an active member of the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI), The International Team for Implantology (ITI) and the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD).

*At selected practices only
**Representative Example Treatment cost £1995. £0 deposit paid, so total amount of credit required £1995. Interest rate 0% fixed. Pay £166.25 per month for 12 months. 0% APR representative. Total amount payable £1995. Whitecross Dental Care Limited is a trading style of the mydentist group. Registered Office: Europa House, Europa Trading Estate, Stoneclough Road, Kearsley, Manchester M26 1GG. Registered Number: 00244415 Whitecross Dental Care Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Whitecross Dental Care Limited is a credit broker not a lender and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Credit is provided by Hitachi Capital (UK) Plc with whom we have a commercial relationship (so we are unable to provide independent advice).

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Facial Aesthetics

mydentist Red Rose Wigan offers a wide range of facial aesthetic treatments so you can really love the skin your in. All of our consultations offer a FREE skin analysis to help accurately diagnose any skin conditions beneath the skin and create treatment progams designed specifically for you.

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Chemical peel

Alpha hydroxyl acids are commonly used for superficial chemical peels. Glycolic acid is one of our most popular treatments and takes 20 minutes to complete. Skin will feel immediately fresh and hydrated after a treatment.

Superficial chemical peels can be used on all skin colours - they are gentle enough to minimise pigmentation post procedure complications.

Summery of treatment

  • Procedure time
    20 minutes
  • Downtime
    Minimal downtime
  • Duration
    4 weeks
  • Anaesthetic
    None required

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Acid exfolitation removes superficial dead cells, promotes rejuvenation and stimulates collagen in the dermis. This is all scientifically proven and effective to promote skin health.

Skin issues that peels can treat are:

  • Acne
  • Pseudofolliculitis barbae (shaving bumps)
  • Uneven pigmentation
  • Dull skin
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Pores and blackheads

Procedure

During the treatment the skin will be thoroughly cleansed and prepped to allow optimal penetration of the acid. Protective barrier cream is placed around highly sensitive areas like the lips and eye region. The acid is brushed onto the face for up to 5 minutes.

The acid is neutralised thoroughly and cooling towels placed on the face. Hydrating PHA cream and vitamin-enriched serum is massaged into the skin, with a final SPF cream for protection. There is a risk of redness and irritation, but redness and tingling will usually subside after 1-2 hours. Most people will be able to walk out of the clinic fresh faced without any signs of treatment. If stronger acid peels are used there may be more sustained side effects.

Advice

Patients are advised to avoid shaving 24 hours after the procedure and avoid the gym and sauna for 48 hours.

Specific skincare products will be advised. If you use these in conjunction with your chemical peels you will see enhanced results.

Chemical peels improve skin health and using these in combination with facial aesthetic treatments will give you natural optimal results.

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Mesotherapy

 

Mesotherapy involves puncturing the skin lightly with microinjections whilst adding a skin boosting product.The technique of administration varies however, the technique focuses on the superficial layers of the skin with minimal bruising and bleeding. The action of the minor trauma of the skin allows for cell signalling, this causes a cascade of cellular stimulation which helps in skin rejuvenation. The fibroblasts cells which produce collagen infiltrate the areas which cause the renewal of collagen in the area.

Benefits of mesotherapy:

  • Reduced Pigmentation
  • Reduced pore size and amount
  • Plumping of the skin
  • Reduced fine lines
  • Improved skin texture
  • Reduced acne scarring
  • Improvement in scar texture
  • More even smooth skin

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Dermal fillers

Hyaluronic acid is naturally found in the body. It attracts and binds water to the skin. Hyaluronic acid can hold up to 1000 times its weight in water, therefore maintaining smoothness, hydration and volume providing an overall moisturising and plumping effect.

Summery of treatment

  • Procedure time
    45 minutes
  • Downtime
    1-2 days of swelling
  • Duration
    6-9 months
  • Anaesthetic
    Topical anaesthetic cream

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CHEEKS • TEAR TROUGHS • LIPS • CHIN • JAW • NOSE

As your facial contour changes with collagen , elastin and bone depletion, natural hyaluronic acid can be injected into the areas of deficiency.

This process happens with age and dermal fillers can not only replace lost volume but can also stimulate the production of collagen improving the quality of your skin over time. The procedure requires an intimate knowledge of facial anatomy and location of blood vessels but also an artistic hand to create a beautiful natural shape.

The type of filler used is a temporary product, they differ in viscosity and can stay in the skin from 3-12 months depending on the appropriate product chosen. Belotero and Juvederm are popular products and create a smooth homogenous effect when injected.

It is important to note that dermal fillers can be used for lips, cheeks, tear troughs, jaw-line, chin, nose augmentation and cheeks and when used in combination with other skin treatments can give the optimal results.

Technique

Blunt ended cannula technique is used for dermal filler placement in most cases. Experienced practitioners use this advanced technique to inject the filler comfortably without the risk of bleeding, pain and also reduces the risk of excessive swelling. There are fewer puncture sites and minimal downtime. An invaluable benefit of this procedure is the significantly reduced risk of damage to any surrounding vessels, nerves and vital structures as the cannula is blunt and bends.

Safety

Emergency drugs are available at all the clinics, also products used to reverse the action of filler. A risk of using filler is occluding blood vessels, it is imperative that the practitioner understands this.

Hyperhidrosis

This is a safe and effective way of treating excessive sweating under the armpits. A muscle relaxing toxin can be administered into the hair follicle region of the arm pit.

Summery of treatment

  • Procedure time
    Less than 20 minutes
  • Downtime
    Minimal downtime. Avoid exercise for 24 hours
  • Duration
    Up to 6 months
  • Anaesthetic
    None required

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Hyperhydrosis targets the areas which stimulate sweat production. There are minimal adverse effect as the injections are very superficial and not near any major vessels or other anatomy. The procedure is very effective in reducing perspiration for up to 6 months. Other areas of the body with excess sweat can also be targeted and treated in the same way.

Lip enhancements

Lip enhancement and augmentation are one of the most popular treatments within facial aesthetics. The lips are the focal point of the face. They are sensual and attractive and can make people look more youthful.

Summery of treatment

  • Procedure time
    Less than 40 minutes
  • Downtime
    Swelling for 2-3 days
  • Duration
    6-9 months
  • Anaesthetic
    Topical anaesthetic or local anaesthetic injections

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We can re-shape and contour lips using dermal fillers made of Hyaluronic acid, which is naturally found in the body.

We can create fuller upper lips for a more voluptuous smile, remove fine lines from around the mouth, enhance the shape and definition of the lips, create a more prominent cupids bow, even out unsymmetrical lips and improve the profile of the face.

Lip injections with fillers is an art form, an eye for what is beautiful and natural is essential. With delicate instrumentation, lip filler injections can be painless, especially with the aid of local anaesthetic and instruments such as the Midas Touch which reduces pain. Advanced injectors of dermal filler use a cannula technique to administer fillers. This means a small port hole is created near the lip and a blunt ended cannula is used to place dermal filler into the lip. There are significant benefits to this rather than using a sharp needle. Bleeding and bruising are significantly reduced, vessels, nerves and vital structures are protected. Using this cannula technique lip fillers can be done with minimal downtime and very little signs they have taken place.

Toxin injections

Botulinum type A toxin is a purified protein used to temporarily reduce the contraction of muscles causing the overlying skin to wrinkle. The most common area to use this treatment is the upper face region; frown lines, forehead lines and crows feet around the eyes. Botox and Azzalure are the most popular brands available.

Summery of treatment

  • Procedure time
    Less than 20 minutes
  • Downtime
    Less than 30 minutes and usually none
  • Duration
    3-5 months
  • Anaesthetic
    None required

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Many patients request this treatment when frown lines become noticeable. The area treated in between the eyebrows is called the glabella. If lightly treated we can create a very natural look, where no-one can notice that treatment has been carried out. The frown line does not get a chance to embed further and over time it can become less obvious. If requested, there can still be natural movement of the face and eyebrows so you look expressive and natural. Crows feet can be treated delicately around the eye region. The lines can be smoothed out well and in some instances where dark circles and lines are below the eye, these can be softened. If eye bags are established, fluid filled toxin injections will not be effective. Smoothing the crows feet too much can make the eye bags look more noticable. At the consultation this will be ascertained.

The forehead muscle can be very active in some people. Lines are effectively softened in this area, it is important however to ensure the correct dosage and balance of toxin is used so we do not get a brow drop, where there is heaviness of the brow or drooping.

With expert knowledge and a precise eye this is preventable in many cases.

The specific placement of toxin injectables in the forehead allows for brows to be lifted to create an arch form, or raise them to open the eye. This is more often known as a brow lift. We can also correct asymmetry where eyebrows are in different positions.

Treatments can be tailored for patients who want a more natural look. This is common for patients who are unsure about having invasive treatments. As these toxin injections are prescription medications and used in expert hands, patients should feel confident in the knowledge they are in the best and safest care possible.

How Does it Work?

The toxin works by blocking the transmission of chemical messengers from the nerve to the muscle. This can be a mild, moderate or severe reduction in movement depending on the individual requirements.

Does it hurt?

A very fine needle is used and this treatment does not require any local anaesthetic. Many clients find it as tolerable as waxing or threading. Patients that are concerned with pain or needles may opt for using a topical anaesthetic cream before the procedure.

Before Treatment

This treatment is not to be undertaken by pregnant or breast feeding women, any person taking anti-coagulatant therapy or sufferers of certain neuromuscular conditons.

Before treatment avoid medication which may increase risk of bruising and limit alcohol intake.

After Treatment

You will be advised to keep the targeted or affected muscles active for an hour and to avoid heat or cold temperatures, vigorous exercise, lying down or leaning over for 4-6 hours. The day after treatment, expression should be kept to a minimum and facial treatments should be avoided for 2 weeks.

After treatment it is expected that you will start to see improvement within 2 or 3 days. For some people it may take longer. The full results may be judged at 2-3 weeks. You will be invited to attend a review appointment at 2-3 weeks where the success of the treatment may be assessed and adjusted to your personal treatment plan if necessary.

How long will it last?

Results tend to last 3-5 months. Movement will begin recovering after 8 weeks, frequent treatment intervals of less than 3 months are not recommended. Repeating treatments when movement recovers will deliver optimum results over time.

Preventative Toxin Injections

Use of toxin injections in patients with minimal lines can be beneficial. Using tiny doses of toxin can subtly soften developing lines and wrinkles giving the skin a healthy, radiant look.

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Mens skin

Texture and Thickness. Men have thicker, tougher skin caused by testosterone production. This is approximately 25% thicker than women’s. The thicker skin can make the wrinkles under the eyes look more pronounced.

The skin also has a rougher texture, however the androgens cause the skin to be more resistant to ageing. Facial hair which if shaved regularly can cause the skin to be sensitive and can often suffer from shaving bumps.

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Hydration

Men have larger pores, increased sweat and lactic production than women. Increased sebum production after puberty accounts for longer lasting acne compared to women. Larger pores and increased sebum production allows for more congestion and blackheads. The increased amount of sweat produced and larger pores mean they are prone to bacterial infection and acne. Men do have more hydrated skin, probably due to the natural humectant effect of sebum and lactic acid.

Sweat production is more excessive in men and this can be localised to under the arm, in the armpit region.

Collagen and sun damage

Men have higher collagen density than women. This essentially means men look younger than women over time. What has been observed by experts is men on the whole do not protect their skin from sun damage. This UV damage negates the benefit of increased collagen.

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