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What are anti-ageing injectables?

Anti-ageing injectables are local muscle relaxants that smooth out facial lines and wrinkles by relaxing the facial muscles responsible for producing them. These are the most commonly performed cosmetic procedures in the world.

Treatments are an easy, relatively pain-free process and a great solution for reducing the appearance of wrinkles around the face, primarily in the brow, eye and cheek areas.

An Introduction to Injectables and Fillers at Cadogan Clinic

The procedure is done during a 30-minute consultation and involves a few tiny injections into the areas of concern. You are then able to return to your normal daily routine immediately without the need for a lengthy recovery period.

The treated lines on your face will begin to soften over a three to five day period following the procedure and their appearance will further improve over the next two weeks. Your new, fresher appearance and feel will stay with you for three to six months (every result is different depending on how quickly your body breaks down the toxin), at which point treatment is easily repeated.

An alternative use for some injectables is to treat Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)  under the arms where it is a proven method of preventing perspiration for up to six months at a time, or migraines.

What are the benefits of anti-ageing injectables at Cadogan Clinic?

  • Quick 10-15 minute treatment to reduce lines and wrinkles
  • Performed by highly experienced consultant dermatologist or plastic surgeon
  • No need for general anaesthetic
  • No surgical scarring
  • No downtime, and an immediate return to work and daily routine
  • Effective and natural – looking results
  • Conveniently located on Sloane Street, Chelsea

What to expect during your injectable consultation at the Cadogan Clinic?

Due to our underlying medical philosophy and strict medical standards, we only offer anti - ageing injectable treatments by trained consultant dermatologists or plastic surgeons. Not only is this safer, but is proven to deliver superior aesthetic outcomes.

You will meet with one of our highly trained cosmetic dermatologists or surgeons at the Clinic on Sloane Street, Chelsea, for a no-obligation in-person assessment.

Your consultant will discuss the following with you at this consultation:

  • The best options for you and your facial anatomy, and the results that you would likely achieve 
  • An explanation of the procedure, recovery and likely outcomes and costs
  • Go through your past medical history
  • Answer any questions you may have

If you both agree that a treatment is desirable during the consultation, your treatment can take place there and then during the same visit.

Your consultation is free, but subject to a £50attendance deposit that can be redeemed against any treatment delivered during your visit.

You are then invited back for a free follow up session 2 weeks later where a complimentary top-up is provided if you need it.

3 Easy Steps

  • Visit the Clinic on Sloane Street, Chelsea for your free no-obligation consultation with one of our cosmetic dermatologists or surgeons
  • Have your treatment during the same visit if it is agreed with your consultant 
  • Return 2 weeks later for a review and free top-up if required 

Why do people have anti-ageing injectables?

Anti-ageing injectables are highly effective facial rejuvenation treatments for both men and women, and remain the most popular cosmetic procedure in the world.

Some common reasons for anti-ageing injectables include:

  • Reduce the appearance of existing lines and wrinkles 
  • Prevent the development of new lines and wrinkles
  • Eliminate excessive sweating
  • Cure chronic migraines
  • Stop teeth – grinding 

Where do people have anti-ageing injectables?

It is common to have anti ageing injectables anywhere in the face or hands.

Some common areas include:

  • Forehead wrinkles (‘frown’ lines)
  • Corner of the eyes (‘crows feet’) 
  • In between the eyes (‘glabellar’ or ‘no. 11’ lines) 
  • Upper Lip Lines
  • Around the mouth (‘laughter’ or ‘marionette’ lines) 
  • Neck Lines
  • Chin 

What is Profhilo?

Profhilo is a new, highly effective anti-ageing injectable treatment based on hyaluronic acid. Profhilo is injected into pre-determined points to give a "hydrolift" effect that boosts skin hydration and tightens the skin.

Hyaluronic acid – the active agent in Profhilo - can hold 1000 times its weight in water creating a significant deep moisturizing activity. In addition, Profhilo remodels the skin by stimulating elastin and collagen production, giving it a firmer, plumper and smoother texture.

Profhilo is highly spreadable and flows over an extended area to improve skin condition, quality, tone and elasticity, as opposed to the local effect of other anti-ageing injectables.

The treatment consists of two sessions one month apart. Some improvement can be seen from one week after the first injection, but the results take full effect around one month after the second injection and will last for about six months.

How does Profhilo differ from traditional fillers?

Pricing

Injectable treatments vary depending on the injectable product used and are charged by area.

Injectable treatments start from £295.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ageing skin is a part of life but there are some measures we can take to help slow the process down, such as:

+ Wear sunscreen daily.
+ Wear a wide-brimmed sun hat and sunglasses.
+ Use skincare products containing anti-ageing ingredients such as peptides and vitamin A.
+ Avoid smoking.
+ Invest in professional skin treatments which stimulate collagen production

Anti-ageing injectables are an excellent tool for supporting such preventative measures, as well as reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles that have already developed.

The treatment can take between 20 and 30 minutes, depending on the area being treated. Repeat visits can be shorter, and take between 10 – 15 minutes

Anti-ageing injectable treatments in the UK are currently unregulated meaning any aesthetic practitioner can perform them. This has led to the proliferation of low quality 'high street' providers, and filler treatments even being made available in non-medical environments such as gyms.

At the Cadogan Clinic we believe such practices are extremely risky and highly correlated with unsafe and poor aesthetic outcomes.

We only offer consultant – led injectable treatments, performed by highly trained cosmetic dermatologists or plastic surgeons.

Pain should be very minimal as the needle used is very fine and only a very small amount of toxin is required.

Like any injection, you may feel the point of entry but the sensation will be bearable. We do not recommend taking painkillers or anti-inflammatories before your procedure as these can thin the blood and increase your chance of post treatment bruising.

The results from anti-ageing injectables are not immediate and it can take up to a week to become fully obvious.

The chemical reaction can take different times to develop between patients, which is why some patients may see results quicker compared to others.

You will be invited back into the Clinic after two weeks to review your results and receive a complimentary top – up if required.

We specialise in the delivery of exceptionally precise treatments, and our consultants can control your outcome based on your stated personal preferences. Some patients prefer an extremely subtle change, whilst others may prefer something slightly more meaningful.

Either way your results will look natural, as our specialists will use the natural contours of your face to deliver the very best outcomes. You will also retain a full array of facial expressions and will not experience the 'frozen' look, provided a trained practitioner has delivered the correct dosage.

This will all be discussed comprehensively at your consultation.

We also offer Chemical skin peels, laser resurfacing, and micro - needling as highly effective non invasive treatments for lines and wrinkles

Profhilo is an excellent choice for those noticing the signs of aging skin but aren't ready to have dermal fillers done yet. Profhilo is wonderful for patients looking to have a rejuvenated look, without adding volume in specific places but instead a more overall natural youthful glow.

This is typically after the age of 30 when we begin to lose large amounts of collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid.

Profhilo is most typically used on the face, however it's often used to rejuvenate the neck, décolleté, arms, hands and neck areas as well. It help reduce sagginess in skin and wrinkled texture, so it's become more popular to use as a treatment on the décolleté where there is often sun damage and wrinkles as we age.

To achieve the best results, we recommend that you have two treatments done within 4 weeks of each other. You may start to see results as soon as one week following treatment, but it may take up to 4 weeks to see the full results.

The Cadogan Clinic is based at 120 Sloane Street in Chelsea, just off Sloane Square and the Kings Road.

Our address is 120 Sloane Street, Chelsea, London, SW1X 9BW.

We are accessible by all major bus routes that pass through Sloane Square and Sloane Street, as well as Sloane Square tube station.

Local pay parking is available just around the corner from the Clinic on Cadogan Gate, Cadogan Square and Cadogan Gardens. Our local residential parking zone is the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.

How to find us

The Cadogan Clinic is based at 120 Sloane Street in Chelsea, just off Sloane Square and the Kings Road.

We are accessible by all major bus routes that pass through Sloane Square and Sloane Street, as well as Sloane Square tube station.

We are just a 5 minute walk northwards up Sloane Street once you have arrived at Sloane Square.

Local pay parking is available just around the corner from the Clinic on Cadogan Gate, Cadogan Square and Cadogan Gardens. Our local residential parking zone is the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.

Address: 120 Sloane Street, Chelsea, London, SW1X 9BW

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