We offer you a choice of brand-name injections of three major neuromodulators. All which will reduce wrinkles and over time, lessen the fine lines that are caused by overuse of muscles of facial expression, and aging. Prevent and slow the onset of the most visible signs of aging with relatively painless injections every 3-5 months.
SkinFX has been in operation since 2017, now seeing hundreds of patients monthly at four other locations in Metro Vancouver. We see patients of all ages, from 20 to 70. All heights, from 4’9” to 6’1”, Male or female, and patients of all ethnicities, as different ancestry affects the musculature of the upper and mid-face, and cheeks which affect your aesthetics. Our doctors have advanced training in dental occlusion, as factors within your mouth such as the shape and slope of your bite, affect the symmetry of your lower face.
45 Min – 1 Hour
3 – 5 Months
3 – 4 Days
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Why Choose SkinFX
Due to a growing demand from our clients in the Fraser Valley, we have now established a location in Abbotsford to see our patients with more regularity, and less driving time. We hope to help you accomplish your short- and longer-term goals closer to your home, right in Abbotsford.
Our frequently asked questions about cosmetic injections.
Botox, Dysport, and Nuceiva are all brand name wrinkle-reducing cosmetic injections with similar effects and duration. Botox is the most commonly known brand and is often more expensive; while Dysport and Nucieva work just as well and can save you money. Botox is $2 more per unit. Many of our patients ask for Dysport or Nuceiva and prefer the alternatives to Botox.
Botox cosmetic injections block signals from the nerves, which weakens the muscle’s contraction. The weakened muscle can’t contract as much and in turn your wrinkles will lessen for 2-4 months, depending on the dose. Botox cosmetic injections are most often used on the forehead, around the eyes (called crows feet), and between the brows (called frown lines). Loss of skin tone and texture caused by sun damage, heavy muscles or gravity will not respond as well to wrinkle-reducing cosmetic injections.
Temporary bruising is the most common side effect of Botox cosmetic injections. A small percentage of patients may develop temporary eyelid drooping. This usually ends within three weeks. Drooping usually happens when the injection moves around, so it’s best not to rub the treated area for twelve (12) hours after injection or lie down for three (3) hours. If there is an area with bruising, we can use laser treatments to reduce the effects.
The effects of Botox cosmetic injections will last TWO to FOUR months. As muscle strength gradually returns, the lines and wrinkles begin to reappear and need to be treated again. After receiving the treatment multiple times, the lines and wrinkles often appear less severe with time because the muscles are being trained to relax.
A Botox cosmetic treatment usually takes 30 to 60 minutes. This includes a mandatory consultation, the injections only take 15-25 minutes and generally don’t require any anesthesia. We inject with a fine needle into specific muscles, or just below the surface of the skin, with only minor discomfort. Some people say they don’t feel most of the injection points. It generally takes three to seven days to see the full effect, and it is best to avoid cardio or strenuous exercise for 18-24 hours after your session.
At SkinFX Canada, we only use brand-name cosmetic injections, your choice of Botox Cosmetic, Dysport, and Nuceiva. When injected into or near a muscle, these medicines weaken the muscles which cause typical wrinkling of the face. Due to its ability to quickly, safely, and effectively reduce unwanted expression lines, wrinkle-reducing cosmetic injections are now the most popular cosmetic treatments in North America, after first receiving FDA approval for cosmetic indications in 1989.
Success stories and satisfied patients.