Cosmetic medicine including anti-wrinkle injections can be an effective means of reducing wrinkles in the frown area, forehead and around the eyes but can also work on the top lip, down turned smile, chin and jaw areas. The effect lasts 3 to 4 months.

Side effects

Common side effects may be bruising, tingling,headache or flu like symptoms for a few days. Uncommonly, temporary side effects such as eyelid droop, cockeyed eyebrows, crooked smile and dry eye or excessive tearing may occur. It is important to discuss the detailed risks and benefits of this treatment with the doctor during the free planning consultation so that you are able to to make an informed choice. Only the market leading brand is used, and our doctor will discuss with you in the planning appointment the total units required and the exact cost of the procedure.

Dermal fillers

Dermal Fillers are a way to replace volume loss over the years especially in the mid-face, lips, around the nose, chin and other areas.Treatments may last for up to 24 months. Common side effects may be bruising or swelling for a few days. Only market leading products are used which contain local anaesthetic.

The Dermapen is a means of dermarolling and is a treatment to improve the appearance of scars such as keloid/ acne/ surgical. It is also effective at reducing the appearance of wrinkles and assists in volume replacement for overall facial rejuvenation. A treatment course is over 6 months or more and the effects can last indefinitely with top up treatments. Common side effects may be some bleeding at the time. Treatment prices vary book an appointment to discuss the total costs of the procedure with the doctor.


Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, please ensure you discuss the detailed risks and benefits of the procedure with the doctor. You should also seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

Have you been interested in cosmetic injections? Dr Shanti offers facial rejuvenation using injectable treatments. Her philosophy is the “fresh and natural” look.

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