Anti-wrinkle Treatment

Anti-wrinkle treatments are injectable treatments and are provided by Dr. Mary

Anti-wrinkle treatments are injectable treatments and are provided by Dr. Mary. They are carried out mainly on three main areas.

  1. The first area is the “frown lines” which lie in between the eyebrows.
  2. The second area treated is the “smile lines” which are found at the sides of the eyes and are also known as “crow’s feet”.
  3. The third area is the “worry lines” which run across the forehead.

Anti-wrinkle treatments are generally painless quick injections. Some people describe the injections as a ‘small pinch’. Here at Celeste Medical, we use fine micro syringes which help ensure a pain-free technique. The treatment takes just minutes to complete with a very short down time afterwards. You can expect some temporary redness in the areas treated which lasts approximately 20-30 minutes.
Book your free consultation now. Dr. Mary can carry out an extensive facial assessment and prescribe a personalised treatment plan that is customised to you to suit your aesthetic needs and wishes.

What product do we use at Celeste Medical?

Here at Celeste Medical we use Botox which is manufactured by Allergan. The main difference between Botox and other brands is that Botox has a bigger molecular structure and so it does not diffuse into the tissue as far as Azzalure. This ultimately means that Botox is more precise and accurate and less likely to cause side effects such as a droopy eyelid or eyebrow.

Botox also lasts the full 16 weeks, and so it has the added benefit of greater longevity in comparison to some of the other brands available.

Botox is a purified protein that is injected directly into the muscles to cause muscle relaxation and subsequently reduce muscle activity. It has a clinical history of 40 years and has been used cosmetically for over 20 years. It is the most researched drug on the market. It is manufactured here in Ireland and is shipped worldwide to other countries. Botox works by causing a temporary blockage of nerve transmission to the muscles treated.

Botox has two main benefits from an anti-aging perspective.

  1. It results in a reduction of fine lines for 3-4 months.
  2. It also prevents new lines and wrinkles with repeated treatments long term.

It is the most simple, effective treatment available to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Our aim at Celeste Medical is to achieve subtle yet effective results giving you a natural beautiful appearance. We guarantee to give you a refreshed, rejuvenated result.

Are there side-effects?

There are very little side effects or complications associated with anti-wrinkle treatment. Redness is a common injection-related effect after treatment but is short lasting. Massaging or rubbing the areas treated is not recommended afterwards. Bruising can occur, but this is mild and again is short-term. To prevent bruising, we recommend you take Arnica tablets for one week leading up to your appointment. If a bruise does occur, we recommend applying topical Arnica cream to the affected area and to ice the treated area. It is wise to avoid strenuous exercise for up to 24 hours post- treatment.

How long will it last?

The average length of time the anti-wrinkle injections last is 3-4 months. However, this is variable, and it depends on multiple factors that are personal to you. A high resting metabolic rate is known to break down the product quickly. UV rays and smoking also increase the rate at which Botox is broken down.


Glabella Treatment


The frown lines are the vertical lines located in between the eyebrows. These lines can become deep static lines over time. Anti-wrinkle injections relax the muscles and therefore reduce the muscle movement, with a subsequent decreased appearance of the deep lines and a disappearance of fine lines.



Crow’s Feet Treatment at Celeste Medical

Crow’s Feet

These lines are located at the sides of the eyes and are also called ‘smile lines’. They can give a ‘tired ‘appearance and can be a main area of concern for a patient. When treated, there is a definite improvement in the aged appearance and a improved sense of self-confidence.



Worry Lines treatment at Celeste Medical

Forehead Lines

These are the horizontal lines that run across the forehead. They are also referred to as ‘worry lines’. These lines are more evident in a person who is very excessive and uses their facial muscles a great deal while talking. Anti-wrinkle is used to prevent over expression and reduce fine lines to obtain a younger appearance.




Bunny Lines treatment

Bunny lines

The nose ‘nasalis’ muscle can cause wrinkles to form on either side of the nose during laughing or smiling. These lines can be softened with anti-wrinkle injections if they are a concern for you. It is a very quick painless simple procedure with no down-time afterwards.




Brow Lift at Celeste Medical, Cork

Brow Lift

This is effectively a non-surgical brown lift using anti-wrinkle injections. A very small amount of Botox is needed and can result in a refreshed more youthful you. The muscles cannot pull heavily downward and so it is effectively ‘opening’ up the eye, giving you that refreshed pleasing appearance.


Book your free medical consultation now with Dr. Mary and she can discuss the benefits of the procedure and determine your suitability for treatment.

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