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Crow’s Feet Anti-Wrinkle Injection Treatment

Crow’s Feet Anti-Wrinkle Injection Treatment

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks.  Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

Considering trying a crow’s feet anti-wrinkle injection treatment?

Crow’s feet are the lines that develop around our eyes when we smile and tend to worsen with age. It is best to treat crow’s feet earlier rather than later! Watch this video blog on crow’s feet anti-wrinkle injection treatment to see how it is done! Treating crow’s feet this way is very common and it is a fairly quick procedure with minimal discomfort. These non-surgical treatments are performed by a Registered Nurse at our St Kilda Clinic. Results can be seen in 10-14 days and usually last 3-4 months, however results will vary from person to person.
Image of a woman before and after having a crow's feet anti-wrinkle injection treatment.
Anti-wrinkle injection treatments are also commonly used as a preventative measure to keep our skin looking better for longer. However, they are not suitable for everyone so a consultation is essential to discuss what treatment will work the best for your individual case. It is so important to have realistic expectations about the potential results prior to consenting to the treatment. If you are considering trying a crow’s feet anti-wrinkle injection treatment or would simply like some professional advice, contact the staff at Subtle Transformations, St Kilda on 95100714 to arrange a consultation.

How crow’s feet form

Crow’s feet or smile lines are the lines that appear from the outer edge and below the eyes. When crow’s feet form, it is a very natural and progressive part of the aging process. They can give beautiful warmth to the face when smiling or squinting, however over time they can elongate, deepen and multiply which can have an aging and tired effect.


Firstly, how do crow’s feet form?

The orbicularis oculi muscle which circles the eye socket tends to be very active. Repetitive movement such as blinking, smiling, and squinting all cause this muscle to contract causing the skin to crease again and again on itself. With little to no break in this creasing of the skin, the lines start to form and if left too long, they can become permanent, like a scar. Once the lines get quite deep they will appear when the face is at rest. This is when they become more difficult to treat.

What is the best way to treat crow’s feet?

Anti-wrinkle injections are an effective treatment for crow’s feet, provided the lines are not too deep when the muscles are at rest. When a small dose of the medication is injected into this muscle, the nerve signal to the muscle is inhibited. This temporary decrease in muscle movement allows the skin time to repair itself. In most cases, lines will either soften or completely disappear. It is better to get in early when treating crow’s feet to prevent the spread and deepening of the lines.

Treatments are fast with minimal pain and results are seen at their fullest in only 10-14 days from the day of treatment. It is important to choose a qualified and trusted clinician if choosing to have such treatments. An initial consultation is required prior to this medical procedure and follow up treatments should be offered to ensure satisfactory results. Crow’s feet treatments are proving very popular for both men and women from the 20’s age group and beyond. If you are worried you may have missed the boat, it is best to consult a qualified clinician to discuss if this treatment is appropriate.   Subtle Transformations is a trusted facial aesthetic clinic performing these treatments on a regular basis. When it comes to your face it is important to find qualified practitioners to do the job. At Subtle Transformations you will be treated by a Registered Nurse who is under the guidance of fellowship trained surgeon, so you are always in safe hands.

Click here to watch a video of a crow’s feet treatment at our clinic.

What makes a good candidate for rhinoplasty?

What makes a good candidate for rhinoplasty?

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks.  Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

Rhinoplasty surgery is a challenging surgery in many ways. The surgery itself differs greatly from patient to patient and the person wanting to change their appearance should have a good idea of what outcome they are after. There are many more factors including the overall health (both physically and mentally) plus many more. These factors can make you a good candidate for rhinoplasty or not quite suitable for the procedure. Melbourne based Otolaryngologist and Facial Plastic surgeon, Mr Patick Walsh explains what makes a good candidate for rhinoplasty in his latest video blog. Of course, a consultation is required to find out if this surgery is suitable or not for you. If you are interested in this surgery, you can contact Mr Walsh’s staff to arrange a consultation in his St Kilda rooms by phoning (03) 95100714.

Dermal Fillers: Are you ready to take the plunge?


When it comes to non-surgical cosmetic treatments people tend to immediately think anti-wrinkle injections, anti-wrinkle injections and more anti-wrinkle injections. Different ages and different anatomy require different treatments. The question you should ask yourself is: do I want to look younger or do I just want to enhance an area?

In general, people in their 20’s will go for anti-wrinkle injections to eliminate the first signs of aging as well as to prevent further lines from forming and they may also consider a lip enhancement. By the time they are in their 30’s and 40’sthey may be getting more and more into anti-wrinkle injections and may then be considering filling out skin where volume has started to deplete and things are at the beginning of heading south.

Dermal fillers are used for plumping up the skin in areas such as lips, cheeks, tear troughs, nasal labial folds, marionette lines, deep lines and scars. Depending on where you have the treatment will determine which product will be used. Many products are made of a substance which naturally occurs in the skin and depletes with age. The more viscous the product, the longer it will last. The fantastic thing about fillers used at Subtle Transformations is that they are not permanent and in fact, if you are not at all happy with the treatment, then it can be dissolved quickly.

The good news is that dermal fillers are quick treatments when performed by experienced medical staff. When choosing your practitioner it is always safe to go with someone reliable and professional such as the doctors and nurses at the medical clinic, Subtle Transformations. An initial consultation is absolutely vital to assess facial symmetry and to discuss various outcomes and risks of treatments. This will help to decide what is right for your face as whether you really are ready to take the plunge.

Why is rhinoplasty challenging?

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks.  Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

Why is rhinoplasty challenging?

Otolaryngologist and Facial Plastic surgeon, Mr Patrick Walsh explains why rhinoplasty is one of the most challenging cosmetic operations.

So why is rhinoplasty challenging? Rhinoplasty is regarded as being the most difficult of cosmetic surgeries because it is an area on the body where form meets function. Not only do we want a nose that looks great but the patient has to be able to breath well through it. Each individual case is quite unique and can be technically demanding. During the operation the surgeon must try to conserve as much of the natural structure of the nose as possible in order to finish the operation with a nose that not only looks great but which also breaths well. Watch the video above to find out more.

What is a non-surgical brow lift?


Are you starting to look tired in the eye area? A non-surgical brow lift is well worth trying.

A non-surgical brow lift is a simple treatment to look more awake and promote a more youthful look. Not only can anti-wrinkle injections remove, reduce and prevent wrinkles from developing but you can have a treatment to change the shape and look of certain areas of your face. A non-surgical brow lift can be achieved by using a very small amount of injectable to open up those eyes and relieve a tired looking face. This can be done by itself or teamed up with a crow’s feet treatment. If you see a clinician that charges by the unit (not by the area), it is great value for money for a slightly different look.

How does it work?

The orbicularis oculi muscle which circles right around the eyeball and under the brow is a muscle that naturally depresses. Therefore in a relaxed state it pulls slightly downwards. By injecting just a small dose of anti-wrinkle medication into the arch of the brow, relaxation of the muscle will occur in that area which can cause that part of the brow to raise slightly. This is not an obvious look but gives you a fresh looking face. This look can last 3-6 months (however, results with vary from person to person) and is performed at Subtle Transformations in less than 5 minutes.

A consultation is essential.

It is important that you choose an experienced cosmetic injector when having your non-surgical brow lift. Thankfully, the staff at Subtle Transformations are highly experienced in this area and, in fact, it is a medical clinic. A consultation prior to treatment with a Registered Nurse is always performed to ensure the treatment is safe for you. To arrange a consultation in our St Kilda clinic with our Registered Nurse, call (03) 95100714