Botulinum Toxin A

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Lines and Wrinkles


Botulinum toxin A   is the tried and true method for softening frown lines, forehead lines and lines around the eyes.


Botulinum toxin A is derived from a bacteria and has been used in the cosmetic industry both in New Zealand and overseas for at least 20 years.


When injected by a trained health professional, Botulinum toxin A is a safe and effective treatment of skin wrinkles in the face.




How does it work?


This medicine works by blocking the transmission of information from the nerve to the muscle and prevents contraction of the muscle under the skin.


It is this constant contraction over time that leads to lines and wrinkles in the face.


By blocking the muscle contraction with Botulinum toxin A, the lines and wrinkles will soften leaving your skin smoother.

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Results with Our Team


Results can last up to 3 months, after which time, the muscle gradually regains it’s strength.


Regular treatments are recommended to maintain the desired effect.


As this is a prescription medicine, it must be administered by a registered nurse or doctor. All Skinology Aesthetic Nurses are supported by a team of doctors who have a special interest in Appearance Medicine, and are themselves, experienced injectors.


More advanced procedures can be offered by our doctors following consultation with clients.






One area:       $300

Two areas:     $500

Three areas:  $700

Review Top Up:  $75


The standard three areas are the frown, the forehead and the crow’s feet (area of lines next to the outer eye)




Botulinum A toxin comes in 50, 100 or 200 units/vial for injection by a trained healthcare professional.  Botulimum A toxin is a Prescription Medicine that is used for the treatment of frown lines, forehead lines and crow’s feet.  This medicine has benefits and risks.  Side effects may include drooping of the eyelids or eyebrows, headache, face pain, redness, swelling at the injection site, bruising, skin tightness, muscle weakness, numbness or a feeling of pins and needles, nausea, flu-like symptoms, eyelid swelling, aching/itching forehead, feeling of tension.  For more information read the Consumer Medicine Information available at  Talk to your Doctor to find out if Botulinum A toxin is right for you.  Botulinum A toxin is not a funded medicine so you will have to pay for it and for any Doctor charges.


TAPS Approval No:  CH4594