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Neck platysma band injections Melbourne
With age, people in Melbourne often develop vertical neck platysma bands that extend from your jawline down the neck. Caused by overactivity of the platysma muscle, vertical neck bands give your neck a saggy appearance, and take away your youthful neck contour and jawline definition.
How it works
Noticing sagging bands of skin running down your neck? Ageing affects the neck, leading to sagging skin, and a loss of your sharp neck silhouette and jawline definition.
One of the key causes of an aged-looking neck is the platysma muscle. This muscle becomes more active over time, contributing to the formation of vertical neck bands.
Neck bands can be treated in Melbourne by relaxing the platysma muscle with muscle relaxing injections. Treating neck bands can restore more youthful contours to your neck, and improve sagging around the jawline and under chin.
Neck platysma band injections work by relaxing the platysma muscle, reducing its strength. The reduces the prominence of neck bands, giving a more lifted and contoured look.
The medical professionals at Cosmetic Connection Melbourne are specifically trained in treating vertical neck bands with cosmetic injectables. During your comprehensive consultation they will design a bespoke treatment plan aligned with your goals and expectations.
Combining neck band injections with wrinkle filler to soften horizontal neck wrinkles and to restore structure to the chin and jawline, and with collagen stimulating injections to improve the quality of the neck skin, can be used for a more comprehensive result.
Treating vertical platysma neck bands in Melbourne has benefits that include:
- Reduce the appearance of vertical neck bands resulting from an overactive platysma muscle
- Improve the contour of your neck silhouette
- Restore definition to your jawline and treat a saggy-looking neck
Neck platysma band injections in Melbourne are convenient, taking only a few minutes to perform, and having no downtime.
Preparation & aftercare
How to prepare for neck platysma band injections in Melbourne:
- Remove all makeup immediately before your appointment
- Avoid consuming excessive alcohol within 24 hours of your appointment
- Refrain from intense exercise immediately before your appointment
Neck platysma band injection Melbourne aftercare:
- Expect small bumps at the injection sites which will resolve over 15 minutes
- Avoid makeup, excessive alcohol and intense exercise until the following day
- Refrain from applying pressure to your neck for 4 hours
- Gently apply a wrapped ice pack to the injection sites to minimise swelling and bruising
Each neck platysma band treatment is perfectly tailored to you.
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Most treatments require 24 units.
*If you are treated with the recommended dosage and have any issues post treatment, we will remedy this at no charge.
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Cosmetic Connection is a dedicated vertical platysma neck band clinic in Melbourne. Our clinic excels in providing a first-class service, and our cosmetic doctors are some of the most experienced in the country.
We offer a purely bespoke approach to vertical platysma neck band injections in Melbourne, and will work with you to understand your concerns and develop a bespoke treatment plan to achieve your aesthetic goals.
If you want tailored vertical platysma neck band treatments in Melbourne, choose the cosmetic doctors at Cosmetic Connection.
Vertical neck bands are caused by overactivity of the platysma muscle.
The platysma is a thin sheet muscle that runs from jawline to collarbone, and is found just beneath the skin.
As we age the platysma muscle becomes hyerpractive. This manifests as vertical neck bands, giving your neck a saggy, aged appearance.
Having a non-surgical treatment for vertical platysma neck bands is a simple process.
Your neck skin will first be cleaned, marked and numbed.
Ultra-fine needles will then be used to precisely inject muscle-relaxing product into the platysma muscle responsible for the neck bands.
Treating the vertical platysma neck bands with injections usually takes around 5 minutes to complete.
You will see the final result from vertical platysma neck band injections 14 days after your treatment.
Injections for vertical platysma neck bands last 3-4 months on average.
The longevity of the result depends on the size and strength of the muscle, and the amount of muscle-relaxing product injected.
There are a few steps to take before your vertical platysma neck band injections in Melbourne to optimise your result, and lower the risk of side effects. They include:
- Cease all anti-inflammatories, aspirin, herbal supplements, fish oil, krill oil, glucosamine and vitamin E 1 week before your treatment (unless you have been advised to take these by a medical practitioner)
- Avoid excessive alcohol for 24 hours before your treatment
- Attend your appointment without makeup
- Closely shave your neck the day before where applicable
After having vertical platysma neck band injections in Melbourne you may notice mild redness and lumps under the skin at the injected area. These will resolve within the hour.
The effect will start to kick in after 3-5 days, and increase in strength with the final result being seen 14 days after the treatment.
Cosmetic injections for vertical platysma neck bands are categorised as a low-risk procedure.
Visiting an experienced, doctor-led cosmetic clinic in Melbourne is the best way to ensure that your treatment is performed as safely as possible.
How to treat vertical platysma neck bands at Cosmetic Connection Melbourne
Vertical neck band injections reduce prominent neck bands by relaxing the platysma muscle. This improves your neck silhouette, and put a pause on the ageing process.
The platysma muscle is a thin sheet muscle located just beneath the skin, running from your jawline to collar bones. With age the platysma becomes hyperactive, causing neck bands and accelerating neck ageing.
Using muscle relaxing injections, the platysma muscle of the neck can relaxed. The injections can be placed in a grid pattern, or along the individual vertical neck bands.
Looking for vertical neck band injections in Melbourne?
Treating vertical neck bands can help people in Melbourne with mild to moderate neck banding, and who have good skin elasticity. The treatment can improve both dynamic and resting neck bands.
By reducing neck bands, you can look forward to a more youthful neck silhouette, and enhanced jawline definition.
You can still treat your neck bands even if you have moderate to severe neck bands or sagging neck skin. However, you should consider combining the treatment with collagen stimulating injections, and skin tightening. A surgical neck lift always remains an option for severe sagging of the neck.
If you want to improve the appearance of your neck and slow down further neck ageing to avoid needing neck lift surgery, then consider treating your platysma bands with injections at Cosmetic Connection Melbourne.