Wrinkle treatment
botulinum toxin


The primary goal of wrinkle treatment in Bellefontaine is to achieve a fresh, natural, and relaxed appearance. We create an individualized treatment plan for each patient to meet all of their needs. Wrinkle treatment is based on botulinum toxin or fully absorbable natural hyaluronic acid filler. If necessary, we also treat wrinkles with your own fat.

Procedural facts

Duration:20 minutes of anesthetic cream, followed by a treatment of 10 to 30 minutes.
Work:Immediately after the procedure.
Sport:No sport for 24 hours.
Make-up:No make-up for 24 hours.
Aftercare:Avoid rubbing or massaging the treated areas for the first 24 hours after treatment.
Effect:3 to 6 months. Depends on the areas treated.
Risks:Local swelling, bruising and mild headache may occur.
Costs:crow's feet from 300.– frown lines from 400.– forehead wrinkles (including frown lines) from 500.– forehead wrinkles, frown lines and crow's feet from 700.–

Dr. Yann Favre, +4000 injections performed.


Portrait Dr. méd. Yann Favre
Professional consultation with a qualified plastic surgeon FMH & EBOPRAS
Member of the Swiss Society for Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery
More than 15 years experience in plastic and aesthetic surgery in various clinics and university hospitals in Switzerland and Europe
4000+ injections performed in renowned centers in Zurich
experience with botulinum toxin or hyaluronic acid injections with needle or cannula
Individual result planning
A professional and friendly team that cares for your well-being before, during and after your treatment
Yann Favre, MD
Founder of the Bellefontaine Clinic
Specialist FMH & EBOPRAS Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

General information

Botulinum toxin gives the face a calm and relaxed appearance, the facial features are less drawn. Botulinum toxin is mainly used for wrinkles caused by facial expressions. These include frown lines and crow's feet. Fillers or hyaluronic acid are suitable for treating deep wrinkles (e.g. nasolabial folds) or small wrinkles that have already appeared (e.g. lip wrinkles, cheek wrinkles).

What is botulinum toxin?

Botulinum toxin is a drug made from a natural bacterial protein. Botulinum toxin has been used in ophthalmology and neurology for over 25 years. It has also been used in cosmetic medicine for many years. Botulinum toxin is most commonly used as a medication for expression lines such as frown lines or excessive sweating under the arms. The botulinum toxin products we use are not tested on animals.

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Treatment procedure
At the Bellefontaine Clinic


Before the procedure

Please inform us before injecting botulinum toxin if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, taking medications such as anticoagulants or antibiotics, or if you suffer from nerve or muscle disorders.

During the procedure

For your comfort, you will be given an anaesthetic cream for the area to be injected. The botulinum toxin injection is then performed in a room suitable for this treatment, where cleanliness and aseptic conditions must prevail. The injection sites are drawn on the cleaned and disinfected skin. The botulinum toxin is precisely injected into the muscle by Dr. med. Yann Favre with a very fine injection needle. Only approved and guaranteed products are used in Bellefontaine. The treatment lasts 10 to 30 minutes. Small pink and swollen areas appear at the injection sites, which disappear after 15 minutes.

After the procedure

Afterwards, you can immediately return to your work or daily activities. Avoid rubbing or massaging the treated areas after the treatment. You should also avoid sports and make-up for 24 hours after the injection. If necessary, a check-up with an additional injection will be offered 15 days after the treatment. The effect of the treatment begins 2 to 5 days after the injection and lasts for a maximum of 15 days after the injection. The more the molecule is used, the less it needs to be used, so the frequency of injections decreases over time.

Risks and side effects

Local swelling, bruising and possibly mild headache.

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Yann Favre, MD

The treatment of wrinkles with botulinum toxin is one of our specialties at the Bellefontaine Clinic. Yann Favre, MD, has worked at a leading center for botulinum toxin and filler treatments in Lausanne, Switzerland. He has performed more than 3,000 treatments with botulinum toxin and fillers. However, more important than the number of treatments performed is understanding what you want so that you can achieve your goal.

Contact


Do you have any questions or would you like to make an appointment? You can write us your request via our contact form or call us on +41 21 601 33 33. We look forward to your visit!