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Frequently Asked Questions

What are some of the risks and complications?
After having your anti wrinkle injections you may experience minor swelling, bruising, redness or tenderness. Any bruising can be covered with makeup if so desired. Other possible side effects may be drooping eyelid or headache, which are all temporary. Dermal fillers can cause bruising, swelling, tenderness or redness in the area. Infection is rare but can occur.

How long does the treatment take?
For the initial consultation for anti wrinkle injections allow approximately 45 minutes. For subsequent treatments it only takes 15 minutes. Dermal fillers take longer so an initial treatment may take up to an hour subsequent treatments will take around 30 minutes.

What areas can be treated with dermal fillers?
Hollows under eyes, cheeks, lips, fine and deep lines, chin.

Will it hurt?
This varies from patient to patient. Some people describe it like an ant bite. Ice can be used to reduce the discomfort but the treatment is quick and a very thin needle is used. Dermal fillers have an anesthetic blended in but we can use a topical anesthetic to reduce any discomfort.

What areas can be treated with anti-wrinkle injections?
Frown lines, Forehead lines, Crows feet, Bunny lines, Verticals Lip lines, Brow lift, Neck lift, Gummy smile

How long do the treatments last?
Anti-wrinkle injections usually last around 3 to 4 months but can last longer with ongoing treatments. Dermal fillers show immediate results and last from 9 to 12 months, sometimes longer depending on the area being treated.

What can I expect following my PRP treatment?
Most patients go straight back to work after the procedure.

  • Injections can cause minor bruising and swelling

  • Some patients may want to touch up the treated area with make-up before resuming their day

  • Some patients report a tingling sensation after injection

How long do PRP results last for?
Treatment results vary, however in most patients, results last up to 18 months. 

Is PRP right for me?
If you have any of the following concerns, PRP is likely to be suitable for you:

  • Tired and dry skin

  • SIgns of skin ageing

  • Fine lines and wrinkles

  • Uneven pigmentation

  • General hair thinning

What should I expect after a Facial Thread Lift?
Immediate results are seen, with progressive improvement. Final results are seen between 6 weeks and 6 months and can last up to 21-30 months. Once the threads used in a thread face lift are in position, your body generates new collagen bundles that surround each suture to help maintain the lifting effect and create a further tightening. This results in a naturally youthful, lifted 

How can Profound by Syneron Candela be used?
Common treatment areas for the Profound non-surgical face lifting are the jaw/jowl, cheeks and neck. The Profound can also be used on the body as well as the face. In particular, Profound can be used to dramatically reduce cellulite, in just one treatment.

Does Profound treatment hurt? 
There is very little discomfort with the Profound treatment. The numbing process typically reduces any sensation to slight tugging or pulling of the skin. 

Why is Phenix Health the right place for you to get your Profound non-surgical face lift or cellulite removal?
Phenix Health will be the only clinic on the Gold Coast with the Profound system from Syneron-Candela. Our team has the knowledge and experience to help you determine how Profound can best benefit you. 

What is a non-surgical face lift and how does it compare to a traditional surgical face lift? 
The term “non-surgical face lift” has become very popular phrase in the aesthetics and cosmetic area. A traditional facelift is composed of surgical techniques to trim off excess skin and reposition tissues and muscles of the face. In some cases it is combined with fat transfers or implants to replace facial volume lost during the aging process. Non-surgical face lifts have become popular because many people do not want to experience the downtime and potential complications of a surgical procedure. 




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