When it comes to achieving a more radiant and youthful appearance, there are a plethora of cosmetic treatment options available, with anti-wrinkle injections being one of the most popular.
As we age, we gradually start to lose fat and volume in our faces. Pair this with diet, facial expressions and regular sun exposure and you can start to see why fine lines and wrinkles become more common after the age of 30.
Fortunately, anti-wrinkle injections can turn back the clock by smoothing out the lines and grooves that make us appear older than we really are.
Understanding the cost of anti-wrinkle injections
If you’ve started exploring the idea of wrinkle relaxers, you will have noticed that pricing does vary from clinic to clinic.
There are a number of different factors that play a role in how these injectable treatments are priced and while there will always be an appropriate price range, there will never be an exact price that you should be keeping an eye out for.
It should also be said that choosing a cosmetic clinic based on price alone is never the best approach to take. There are far more important aspects to pay attention to such as the qualifications and experience of your injector.
With that being said, let’s look at a few of the anti-wrinkle injection options and the factors that can affect pricing.
Factors that affect anti-wrinkle injection pricing
This is what cosmetic clinics take into account when pricing their wrinkle relaxer treatments.
– Experience. How long a clinic has been in business and how experienced their injectors are will make a difference to the price of your treatments. Reputable clinics also factor aspects such as safety precautions, hygiene and the latest technology into their pricing, which allows them to provide patients with the best possible experience and results.
– Injection brand. There are several different anti-wrinkle injection brands on the market and every cosmetic clinic has their own preferences. Since these injections are prescription medications, your doctor can only discuss the brands with you on request during your consultation. When a clinic uses a reputable brand, the cost of your injectable treatments can be higher. Unfortunately, there are clinics that use inferior or diluted products to save on costs.
– Issue being addressed. The cost of your anti-ageing treatments will also depend on your unique requirements and the area that you want to treat. Some patients may have deeper lines and grooves than others, which means that more units are required to achieve the desired result. Once you have discussed your aesthetic concerns with your doctor, they can give you a better idea of the number of units you will require.
– Top-up treatments. One anti-wrinkle treatment is never going to be enough. There is always a chance that you will require more than one treatment to obtain your desired results and thereafter, you will require top-up treatments to maintain your results. You won’t always require the same number of units during every treatment either though, which means costs will vary from treatment to treatment.
If the price of your anti-wrinkle injections seems too good to be true, it probably is. Always shop around before you make a final decision on a cosmetic clinic.