Wrinkle Reducing Injections Vs. Dermal Fillers: Uses, Effects and Differences

Body Care, Surgical

As the popularity of non-surgical anti wrinkle injections and dermal filler injections rise, many people ask the team here at Chelsea Cosmetics which they should be opting for. What is the difference? Which is better between dermal fillers vs. anti wrinkle injections? Both of these procedures are minimally invasive; however, they are very different from one another.

To assist, we have put together this article to help give you an idea of the main differences and uses of each procedure; however, we strongly recommend speaking to our experienced team here at Chelsea Cosmetics Melbourne to see which will be the better option for you based on your goals. You can book in a free consultation at which we will evaluate your current situation and work with you to ensure expectations are realistically based on your goals. This will also inform which of these procedures will be determined as the best way forward.

Dermal Fillers vs. Anti Wrinkle Injections

Essentially, anti wrinkle injections is purified bacterial Toxins that will freeze muscles and reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles that are naturally caused by facial expressions. Dermal fillers on the other hand are gels that add fullness to specific regions like cheeks and lips that as a result of the ageing process, have thinned.

As these procedures offer very different results and are suited to different situations and goals, one is not “better” than the other. Anti wrinkle injections vs. fillers comes down to the individual patient’s needs and goals. Our experienced team will help analyse your situation and desires during your free consultation, at which point a recommendation will be given with all of the information you need.

In the meantime, the following information will help give you a better understanding of each solution and the situations they are better for. As with any procedure, the more information you have, the better. If you have any further questions, the Chelsea Cosmetics team is on-hand to ensure that they are answered correctly.

Anti Wrinkle Injections

One of the many facial non-surgical procedures offered by Chelsea Cosmetics is anti wrinkle injections. As a purified form of botulinum toxin, Anti wrinkle injections is collected from bacteria and safe for human consumption in small regulated amounts. Anti wrinkle injections has been used for many years with very few adverse reactions and is useful in the reduction of wrinkles.

The way anti wrinkle injections achieves a smoother aesthetic is by blocking nerve signals in muscles, paralysing or freezing them, which softens or even removes wrinkles.

The Benefits of Anti Wrinkle Injections

It is important to note that anti wrinkle injections is only effective if the wrinkles have been caused by muscle movement, known as dynamic wrinkles or expression lines.

This is usually the case for lines on the upper face between the eyebrows, on the forehead, and the areas around the eyes. Essentially, any lines that smiling, frowning or squinting can cause. The fine lines and wrinkles that often are caused as the ageing process that create sagging or static wrinkles in the cheeks, neck, and jowl are not suitable for the anti wrinkle injections procedure.

It should also be noted that anti wrinkle injections is not permanent and treatments must be somewhat regular to maintain the wrinkle-free look. A anti wrinkle injection session will often last around 3 to 4 months.

Dermal Fillers vs. Anti Wrinkle Injections

If you are looking for a wrinkle-free appearance, speak to the team at Chelsea Cosmetics Melbourne about the best procedure for you.

Dermal Fillers

There are more than one option when it comes to dermal fillers Melbourne depending on the needs and the desired results of the patient. Dermal fillers feature a substance that is injected beneath the skin which creates volume and fullness in particular areas. Quite often the filler will feature natural substances that are found in bones or a transparent gel that is cooperative with the body, and some fillers can be blended with a local anaesthetic.

The main variance between the available dermal fillers, is told by how quickly they take effect and how long they last. Some will last 6 months, and others can last as long as 2 years. The correct filler for you comes down to individual needs and expectations.

The Benefits of Dermal Fillers

Depending on your age and how severe the situation is that we are trying to correct, the main advantages of dermal fillers include;

  • Thickening of lips
  • Enhancement of shallow areas
  • Decreased shadow under the eyes
  • Filling of recessed scars
  • Filling of static wrinkles (the ones anti wrinkle injections cannot affect)
Dermal Fillers or Anti Wrinkle Injections

If you desire a youthful appearance, the team at Chelsea Cosmetics can work with you to make your goals a reality.

Chelsea Cosmetics Can Help With Your Dermal Fillers vs. Anti Wrinkle Injections Dilemma

When questions such as which procedure is right for you pop up, the first thing you should do is talk to the staff at Chelsea Cosmetics Melbourne. Our professional, highly trained and well-experienced staff deal with procedures such as these on a daily basis. They can answer any questions that you may have during our free consultation, when we’ll evaluate your needs and wants and suggest the best course of action for your situation.

We will advise you on which of the two options, anti-wrinkle injectables or dermal fillers are right for you. There is also a fat transfer option which may suit your goals or offer more realistic expectations. This will all be discussed prior to any treatment, with the primary goal of selecting the procedure that offers you the highest chance of reaching your desired outcome. Our team works hard to ensure that you feel happy in your skin with the confidence and joy that comes with knowing that you are looking your best.

Contact us today and undergo a free consultation and chat with our friendly team. The first step to any procedure is the proper evaluation of your situation and getting a clear understanding of your goals, while providing you with the realistic expectations that you should have. We will certainly help you find the right solution, and support you every step of the way. Confidence in your appearance is just around the corner with Chelsea Cosmetics Melbourne.


Disclaimer: Before deciding on cosmetic procedure, it’s important to have realistic expectations about the outcome. Talk to your cosmetic doctor about what to expect from the treatment and make sure you understand your recovery time and the likely results.