Anti-Wrinkle InjectionsBotulinum toxin is a protein, a neurotoxin protein to be precise. It blocks the uptake of a chemical in the body called acetylcholine (responsible for making the nerve send messages to other cells to act). By stopping this action the messages don't get sent. In simple terms, this means that the message from the nerve to cause muscle to contract is blocked & so the muscles don't move, meaning less wrinkles.
Dermal FillersDermal fillers are products that even out lines and replace lost volume of the skin. At Emvivify we use Teoxane fillers. These fillers are injectable products made from non-animal origin, and are biodegradable hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is naturally occurring in the body, it's what helps nourish the skin and helps it keep its shape and fresh appearance.
We all have skin. All of us. Some of it might be different textures, some different colours, some tighter than others. But we all have it. Did you know it’s the biggest organ of the body? Crazy huh. You think of hearts/lungs or kidneys as organs but not skin. The stuff that envelopes us, holds […]
I say funny, if you call spilling coffee all over yourself and everything in a 3ft radius! Not fun. Especially when you’re there for a meeting and want to appear professional. Lucky for me, a kind waitress appeared with a damp cloth, whisked off my now half empty latte cup and got me a fresh […]
If you’ve perused my website you’ll know that my background is in ophthalmology. It’s a speciality I love as there is so much variety. Within ophthalmology sits a small sub speciality of injections of botulinum toxin for dystonia. You may be wondering why Botox® is being given on the NHS. But, for these patients it […]