Surgeons warn about Botox in the High Street

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Surgeons have been warned about the health risks of Botox and fillers, to the High Street retailer said it would start with the cosmetic treatments.

Superdrug said it would the injections at one of its London stores, according to the feedback of nearly 10,000 customers.

But surgeons warn that the procedures were not “casual beauty treatments”.

The injections may sometimes lead to infection and possibly even paralysis in the facial muscles, she said.”Highly qualified nurse’

Superdrug said it would be Botox, and dermal fillers available to people over the age of 25.

The skin Renew Service, the introduction in the retailer’s London beach store, before being rolled out nationwide following phone number is available, booking and advice from a qualified nurse.

The treatments start at £99 and is carried out in a private consultation room.

Caris Newson, head of health and wellbeing services at Superdrug, said: “We listen to what people tell us they want is the certainty that, if you choose to have aesthetic treatments are administered by highly qualified nurse practitioners in a private consultation room.”

But the British Association warned of Aesthetic Plastic surgeons that Botox and dermal fillers, you should not as a “casual-beauty-treatments” such as eyebrow threading or waxing.

Speaker Gerard Lambe said: “administering an injection of any kind is a very serious procedure and requires an experienced and qualified health professional.

“All types of risks can arise, from the infection to incorrect needle placement applied on delicate facial muscles – which can lead to paralysis.”
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Cosmetics were forbidden, filler register

It comes after it announced last week that cosmetics were developed to be blocked from joining a new register, the entry-level fillers are injected safer.

The voluntary registration was opened by the Joint Council for Cosmetic practitioners in April trained at all to a high standard.

But only those with medical training, according to doctors and nurses, are now the boycott is threatened.Botox
Botulinum toxin injections, such as Botox and Dysport are medical treatments that can also be used to relax in order to help the facial muscles
This can be lines and wrinkles like crows feet and frown lines, less obvious
The effect is not permanent
There is no guarantee that the desired effect can be achieved
The aging process will still happen elsewhere – for example, Botox does not fix sagging eyelids
Take your time, find a reputable doctor who is properly qualified, and operates a clean, safe, and appropriate environment
You should not have botulinum toxin injections if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as the effects are on the baby is not known

Source: NHS Choices