Skin care and Dermatology

What are Wrinkles?


Wrinkles are skin breakages due to continuously pulled skin by underlying muscle like Frown lines, Forehead lines, Cows feet on eyes corner, Bunny lines on nose sides, Tear trough under eyes, Nasolabial folds, Marionette lines under lips, Vertical lip lines.

Wrinkles also could be result of continuous pressure like sleeping lines.

However, these lines could be fixed or improved by either temporary immobilisation of the muscle which is responsible causing the wrinkle or filling the underlying skin by a filler material for deeper lines.

What are Anti-wrinkles injections:

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Anti-wrinkle injection which temporary immobilises muscle are a natural Protein derived from a bacteria to target the junction between the nerve and muscle in human body.


The technique is particularly safe and can be performed as an outpatient procedure as well as the material which is safe as normal routine dosage.

The protein which is utilised is call Botulinum which is purified and then diluted in saline to provide the exact amount of product.

What are fillers?


Fillers are either Hyaluronan or Calcium.

Hyaluronan is the fluid that naturally lubricates the knee and other joints. It can be injected to joints or under skin to fill the space. It lasts 6 to 12 months.

Calcium stimulates body to produce a connective tissue that called fibroses which fills the space quiet longer.

Author: Dr Emanuel Ahmar, Derrimut Rd Medical Centre, 286-288 Derrimut Rd, VIC 3029

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