Facial Aesthetics

Anti-Ageing Treatment

The Doctor’s we have treating at Norwich Face and Body Clinic have been providing alternatives to Botox in Norwich for many years. Our doctors both have additional qualifications in Facial Aesthetics. Most people will know Anti-Ageing Treatment as Botox. Botox is the brand; we use several different types of Anti-Ageing formulas which we tailor depending on the client. Anti-Ageing Treatment is a quick, safe procedure performed by Dr Shah. This popular treatment causes the wrinkles to relax. 

Anti-Ageing Treatment can be used in the following areas:
•On the forehead (to reduce the appearance of frown lines)
•In between the eyes (brow furrows), or on the laughter creases around the eyes
•To correct a smile that shows excess gum
•To reduce wrinkle lines on either side of the nose
•On the chin to correct bumps

As well as correcting cosmetic features, Anti-Ageing Treatment can also be used to treat medical conditions such as eye squints and migraines, reducing tension under the surface of the skin. It is important to note that Anti-Ageing Treatment is not the same as Dermal Fillers, where fillers are injected to plump up the tissue, replace any loss of volume and enhance natural features.

Key benefits of Anti-Ageing Treatment:
•The procedure is safe, not painful and is quick to perform
•A non-surgical aesthetic treatment for younger looking skin
•There is no downtime required after the 10-15 minute treatment
•Anti-Ageing Treatment can also be used to treat excessive underarm sweating
•It can help to boost your confidence
•Suitable for all skin types
•Anti-Ageing Treatment is reversible
•Anti-Ageing Treatment is preventative


Q: Are Anti-wrinkle injections safe?
A: Yes, it has been used for cosmetic procedures for over 20 years, and as it is a prescription medication only certified professionals are able to administer the drug.

Q: Are the effects of Anti-wrinkle injections immediate?
A: Not quite, it takes between 3 and 14 days for the full effects of the anti-wrinkle injection treatment to be seen.

Q: How long does Anti-wrinkle injections last?
A: This differs from person to person. Anti-wrinkle injections temporarily freezes the facial muscles, it does need to be reapplied but should last between 3 and 6 months.

Q: Is Anti-wrinkle injections painful?
A: With any treatment performed using a needle there will be some slight discomfort, but it feels very similar to acupuncture.

Q: What are the possible side-effects?
A: You may experience slightly raised skin at the site of the injection, with some redness too. This should disappear around 20 minutes after treatment.

Dermal Fillers

If you require Dermal Fillers in Norwich, you have come to the right place! Dermal fillers are the perfect way to plump and enhance areas of the skin which are either saggy – needs some additional lift or would like to replace volume that has been lost over the years. A lot of people associate dermal fillers with the plastic, fake, plump look. Our doctors truly believe in enhancing your natural beauty. At your consultation appointment, we will discuss your concerns and expectations in full with the doctor who will treat you. We use Hyaluronic Acid (HA) as the active ingredient, as this is a natural substance within the body. The chemical composition of HA means that it can store water within its structure, thus making it the perfect tool for filling out lines and depressions in the skin. As per anti-wrinkle injections, we use several different types of filler, as one filler does not fit all. The ideal filler would be a liquid consistency so flow into areas, be easily moldable and easily dissolvable. Our doctors are all prescribed their own medication. If in the case of any problems with the filler, which is very unlikely, the doctors are able to dissolve the filler there and then. It is important to know that our doctors receive and complete continuous professional development to improve their skills on an annual basis. Also, training in medical emergencies, having the knowledge to know what to do if something went wrong. This is very important when having anti-wrinkle injections and Dermal fillers.

Dermal Fillers are suitable to be enhance the following areas of the skin:
•Lip plumping (Lip Fillers)
•Naso-labial folds & Marionette correction (Smile/laughter lines)
•Cheek enhancement (Cheek bones)
•Tear troughs (Under eyes/eye bags)
•Jaw line
•Non-surgical nose jobs

Age, lifestyle and environmental factors all contribute to the reduced production of collagen, elastin and Hyaluronic acid. Dermal Fillers are a great way to boost your skin’s natural structure to improve its volume, strength and radiance. They can also be applied to other areas of the body where the skin structures has altered, including jawlines, thin lips and hands where the veins have become more prominent.
As well as Hyaluronic Acid, we use Bolotero, Juvederm and other fillers depending on your individual requirements. One of our highly experienced therapists within clinic run through all the details options available to you before booking in with a doctor.

Key benefits of Dermal Fillers:
•A natural way to soften your face
•No downtime required, so the treatment can be carried out any time
•Fabulous way to enhance your features
•Replaces volume that has been lost
•Minimal side effects – just a little redness/swelling
•Long-lasting, subtle effects
•Boosts the production of collagen in the skin


Q: How long do Dermal Fillers last?
A: It all depends on how your body reacts with Hyaluronic Acid, but they usually last between 6 and 18 months.

Q: Do Dermal Fillers hurt?
A: There may be some discomfort as the filler is injected into the face, but an anaesthetic cream is applied before treatment to reduce this. The fillers themselves also contain a local anesthetic. Our doctors prefer to use the cannular approach which is a lot more comfortable compared to several fine injections.

Q: Is the process reversible?
A: It all depends on the type of filler used, but most are fully reversible from the time they are administered until they are absorbed by the body. Our doctors will be able to discuss this in more detail with you.

Q: How long does the treatment take?
A: It is a fairly quick process, but it all depends on the number of syringes you choose to have. Usually treatment ranges from 30 to 45 minutes.

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