BOTOX® is the brand name of a toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. Small, diluted amounts can be directly injected into specific muscles, causing controlled weakening of the muscles. Cosmetic physicians have been using BOTOX® for years to successfully treat wrinkles, facial creases and hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) as well as migraines.

BOTOX® blocks the signal from the nerve to the muscles. So that the injected muscle can no longer contract as forcefully, which causes the wrinkles to relax and soften.

A very thin needle is used to inject small amounts of Botoulinum toxin into specific muscles with only minor discomfort. By carefully choosing specific muscles, your healthcare provider weakens only the wrinkle-producing muscles, preserving your natural facial expressions. Botoulinum toxin treatment injections usually take less than 15 minutes.

Patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, those who have a neurological disease, or those allergic to albumin or a constituent of the preservative should not use BOTOX®. As BOTOX® does not work for all wrinkles, a consultation with a doctor is recommended.

You may resume normal activities immediately. Although generally safe, Botulinum toxin side effects and complications can include: Temporary bruising is the most common side effect. Pain at the injection site Flu-like symptoms Headaches, which resolve in 24 to 48hrs can occur but this is rare Nausea Redness Temporary facial weakness or drooping. A very small percentage of patients may develop eyebrow or eyelid drooping, drooping of the corner of the mouth, or inability to use a straw, depending on where the BOTOX® is injected. No serious adverse effects have been noted when using BOTOX® at the dermatologic doses Very rarely, the toxin can spread beyond the treatment area, which can cause temporary facial weakness or drooping or botulism like signs and symptoms such as breathing problems, trouble swallowing, muscle weakness, and slurred speech. One note of caution: For this reason, one should not rub the treated area for 12 hours after injection or lie down for three to four hours.

For hyperhidrosis, after a few days, significant reduction in sweating is seen in many patients with the full effect being seen within one week. On average, most patients see a reduction in perspiration for approximately 4-6 months with one treatment. For wrinkle relaxing, it generally takes five to seven days to notice a difference, and 14 days for the treatment to take full effect. The effects of BOTOX® will last four to six months. As muscle action gradually returns, the lines and wrinkles begin to reappear and will need to be re-treated to maintain the effect. After repeated injections, the lines and wrinkles will often appear less severe because the muscles are being trained to relax.

It is best to avoid alcohol at least one week prior to treatment. Aspirin and anti-inflammatory medications should be stopped two weeks before treatment (if given permission by a physician) in order to reduce bruising.

Botox® is most commonly used to treat hyperhidrosis of the armpits, palms of hands and soles of feet, face and scalp, the groin area, although it can be used anywhere where excessive sweating occurs. Botox® temporarily blocks the nerves that stimulate sweating in the armpits, palms or other localized areas where it is injected. Botox can be used on the forehead lines, frown lines, crow’s feet (lines around the eye), bunny lines (lines in the nose), chin (for dimpling), and around the mouth (for smoker’s lines and down-turned corners of the mouth), to relax the muscles and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and expression lines.

  • On arrival, you will be greeted by our receptionist and asked to complete a Medical History form
  • You will then be welcomed by Dr Lanka and taken into a private room to discuss your enquiries, assess you and determine the best options suited to you
  • You will be offered a cooling-off period to make your decision
  • You will be given a consent form to complete and sign, then Dr Lanka will carry out the procedure on a mutually agreed date if you wish to go ahead with the procedure
  • You will be sent an aftercare form which you should follow strictly for the best results
  • We will book you in for a two week review, to check up on you and how you are healing and discuss any further treatment
Womens Allergan BotoxPrice
1 Area£200
2 Areas (if forehead included)£270
2 Areas (if forehead not included as one of the areas)£300
3 Areas£350
Mens Allergan BotoxPrice
1 Area£230
2 Areas (if forehead included)£340
2 Areas (if forehead not included as one of the areas)£370
3 Areas£410
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Description                                                                               Price
1 Area£150
2 Areas£220
3 Areas£300
Other Area Botox – ALLERGAN
Description                                                                                                                                                                                  Price
Hyperhidrosis / Excessive SweatingFrom £495
Prominent Jaw / Masseter / BruxismFrom £350
Nefertiti Lift / NeckFrom £350
MigraineFrom £495

Disclaimer: Please be aware that results and benefits may vary from patient to patient taking into consideration factors such as age, lifestyle and medical history.

Summary of Your Treatment


20-45 minutes




If necessary




Regular foundation to conceal bruising


Begins after 5 days, full effects at 2 weeks


3-6 months


Bruising, swelling, bleeding, asymmetry


24 hours - no sauna, sunbed, heat exposure or vigorous exercise. 2 weeks - no massage/facials

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