Disclaimers

Botox®

Botox®  is a prescription medicine  for the treatment of frown lines , horizontal forehead lines and crow’s feet round the eyes.

Botox® has risks and benefits.

Ask your doctor if Botox is right for you.  If you have side effects, see your doctor.  You will need to pay for Botox® and clinic fees will apply.

For details on precautions & side effects consult your healthcare professional or the Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) at www.medsafe.govt.nz .

Botox® treatment lasts about 4 months and further courses of treatment may be necessary.

Should only be administered by trained medical professionals. (contains botulinum toxin A 50,100 & 200 units)

Allergan (NZ) Limited, Auckland.

Xeomin®

Xeomin® is a Prescription Medicine containing 50, 100 units of incobotulinum Type A, purified Botulinum toxin type A complex for injection.  It is used for the treatment of frown lines on the forehead, lateral periorbital lines and horizontal forehead lines in adults. It should be administered only by trained medical professionals. Talk to your specialist about the benefits/risks of this procedure in appearance medicine. Xeomin treatment lasts about four months and further courses of treatment may be necessary. Cautions: people receiving blood thinning medicines, care at the proposed injection sites, pregnancy and lactation. Possible side effects: headache, pain, swelling or infection at injection site, local muscle weakness including drooping eye lids, lack of feeling & nausea.

Treatment last for up to 4 months.

You will need to pay for this medicine. Discuss with your specialist if Xeomin is right for you. For more information or for a copy of CMI please contact the NZ distributor: NZMS Ltd: 2a Fisher Crescent, Mt Wellington, Auckland, Ph 09 259 4062.

 

 

Belotero®

Belotero® is a Class III medical device to smooth facial wrinkles and folds, correct facial atrophic scars, restore of enhance the lips or restore facial volume

Belotero has risk and benefits. Ask your specialist if Belotero is right for you.

Contains transparent cross-linked sodium hyaluronate gel of non-animal origin with lidocaine 0.3% to reduce local pain.

Do not use if you have a skin inflammation or a skin infection or until the infection is healed.

Precautions. There is a risk of infection. Tell your doctor if you are on blood-clotting medicines as there could be an increased risk of bruising or bleeding at the injection site.

Possible side effects: swelling, bruising, redness hardening of the skin, pain, altered colour or itching.

Lasts 6-12 months

You will need to pay for this product and doctor’s fees apply.

Merz, Sydney. Distributed by Healthcare Logistics, Auckland

TEOSYAL

TEOSYAL RHA®1, TEOSYAL RHA®2, TEOSYAL RHA® 3, TEOSYAL RHA® 4, TEOSYAL® PURESENSE REDENSITY 1, TEOSYAL® PURESENSE REDENSITY 2, TEOSYAL PURESENSE KISS ®, TEOSYAL® PURESENSE GLOBAL ACTION, TEOSYAL® PURESENSE DEEP LINES, TEOSYAL® PURESENSE ULTIMATE and TEOSYAL® PURESENSE ULTRA DEEP TEOSYAL KISS®, RHA KISS®, TEOSYAL® MESO, TEOSYAL® GLOBAL ACTION, TEOSYAL® DEEP LINES, , TEOSYAL® ULTIMATE and TEOSYAL® ULTRA DEEP are trademark of the firm TEOXANE SA. These products are gel that contains hyaluronic acid, and 0.3% by weight of lidocaine hydrochloride They are class III medical devices.

Caution for people on blood thinning medicines.

Local side effects: inflammatory reactions (redness, oedema, pain at the point of injection), haematomas, itching, temporary loss of sensitivity around the injected area, disorders of pigmentation in skin and hair, abscesses, indurations, nodules (possibly granulomas).

General manifestations: immediate hypersensitivity up to anaphylactic shock, migration of the implant.

Rare but serious adverse events associated with the intravascular injection of soft tissue fillers in the face have been reported and include temporary or permanent vision impairment or blindness, skin necrosis and stroke.

Lasts 9 -12 months.

Please consult your doctor pharmacist for more information.

Please refer to instructions for use, local distributor. Healthcare Logistics, Auckland.

Profhilo®

Profhilo®, containing low & high molecular weight hyaluronic acid, is a Class III medical device for the treatment of the face and body for contours redefinition and laxity remodelling where skin laxity is a problem.

Profile has risks and benefits. Do not use with treatments such as laser resurfacing or medium deep skin-peeling.

Do not inject into inflamed areas or intravenously or intra muscularly.

Possible side effects: pain and swelling at injection site.

Accelagen Pty. Ltd. Wanganui. TAPS NA12515

Mint Mono Threads

A MINT Thread is and absorbable thread used to redefine and restore lost elasticity and volume in the face. It should only be applied by a qualified Health Professional.

Side effects can include slight swelling or bruising, redness or pain and risk of infection.

These normally resolve spontaneously within several days.

Contact your Healthcare practitioner if you experience any excessive swelling , redness, discomfort or lumps.