Neuro-toxin injections are neuromodulators that work to minimize or get rid of wrinkles caused as a result of muscle contraction by modifying the signals received by the nerves temporarily. At Veritas, we use three brands of neuro-toxin injections. These are Botulinum Toxin, or Botox (Allergan), Dysport (Medicis), and Xeomin (Merz). These products offer a wide variety of alternatives that can benefit patients in Singapore with proper administration. Over time, we have discovered what these products can do in the same way, as well as what they can do differently.

Of the mentioned neuro-toxin injections, the body is able to respond to Xeomin well as it is injected in pure form. On the other hand, botulinum toxin (Botox) and Dysport disperse differently as these neuro-toxins have a layer of protein covering the active part of the molecule that serves as protection. All three neuro-toxin injections are approved in Singapore by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

A big factor in achieving success in the administration of the products like botulinum toxin (botox) lies in the understanding and skill of the doctor. At Veritas Clinic, neuro-toxin injections like botox in Singapore are done by Dr. Chua Cheng Yu, who has undergone trainings in a wide range of surgeries. His knowledge in facial anatomy enables him to perform plastic surgery with the right skills and expert technique that ensures the patient in undergoing a safe procedure and attaining optimum results. Dr. Chua Cheng Yu holds a certification given by the Aesthetic Dermatology Educational Group (ADEG) in Singapore.


The neuro-toxin injections an address the following skin conditions in Singapore:

  • Bunny and lip lines
  • Calf contouring
  • Chin depressions
  • Crow’s feet
  • Drooping eyebrows
  • Excessive sweating, otherwise known as Hyperhidrosis
  • Facial contouring
  • Forehead lines
  • Glabellar or frown lines
  • Gummy smile
  • Prominent jaw muscles


The following are the benefits that the patient can get from the treatment like botulinum toxin (botox) to produce natural looking results:

  • A rejuvenated aura in the upper face and lower face
  • Abates the muscles from contracting and causing wrinkles surrounding the eyes
  • Aids in the relief of chronic back pain and jaw strain
  • Improves appearance of Glabellar or frown lines around the eyes
  • Treat signs of ageing like forehead lines
  • Lessens deep creases found in between the eyebrows
  • Minimizes the body’s production of excess sweat
  • Reshaping of cheeks and jaw by reducing the size of the masseter muscles
  • Smoothens skin and wrinkles as facial muscles becomes more relaxed


Neuro-toxin injections like botulinum toxin (botox) are suitable for people in Singapore whose health conditions are in a good state. A person with average to extreme wrinkles, forehead lines and facial creases in the upper face and lower face is also a right candidate for this treatment as long as the target areas are located in the areas where the neuro-toxin injections (botulinum toxin/ botox) can treat.

Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding are highly advised against undergoing this type of procedure, especially botulinum toxin (botox) in Singapore. Components of the neuro-toxin injections in botox may cause allergic reactions to some people; hence they are not suited for the treatment in Singapore. The botox treatment is also not recommended for people suffering from any muscle or nerve condition (e.g. amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, myasthenia gravis) and the target area must be free from any infection or skin disease.

First, the patient will be asked to contract certain facial muscles in order to accurately identify the placement of the botox injection Singapore. With the use of a tiny needle, the doctor will then proceed to inject the botox to the target muscle. The facial muscles addressed by botox Singapore generally cause creases on the skin, frown lines, and wrinkles.

A cold compress, numbing cream, or a local anaesthetic may be applied to the target areas by the doctor to manage any discomfort during botox. Generally, the pain felt by patients is tolerable.

Suitable candidates in Singapore should have a thorough consultation with the doctor about the botox procedure. During the assessment, the doctor should be able to discuss the number of units required to treat the skin condition of the patient. The breakdown of Botox price Singapore should also be communicated. Setting the right expectation between doctor and patient is crucial to ensure the smooth administration of the treatment.

It is important to note that the results of a Singapore botox injection are not permanent. To maintain your youthful appearance, a touch-up of the botox treatment should be done with your doctor as soon as the effects of the procedure begin to show. Singapore botox results approximately last from three to a maximum of six months. Nevertheless, patients can expect to see improved appearance of fine lines and facial wrinkles, making the skin look younger.

Singapore botox results are temporary. For treatments done to improve the face, botox effects can last up to 6 months. For botox treatments addressing sweating excessively, botox effects can last up to 12 months.

Botox Singapore injections are recommended to prevent skin aging, rather than cure them. The correct administration of the botox injections eases the facial muscles from contracting, which is the cause of wrinkles and fine lines in the skin. When the results wear off, the botox injections can aid in slowing down the development of wrinkles and other signs of aging in the skin.

Improved botox Singapore methods have been developed over the years and controlled application of the botox injections ensure that the face is not left with a frozen expression. Doctor Chua Cheng Yu is able to perform the botox injections on the face to lessen fine lines, and at the same time make the results look natural. Patients can rest assured that their facial expressions do not appear frozen.

The following are the possible side effects of the botox treatment:

  • Allergic reactions
  • Eyebrows may droop temporarily
  • Slight inflammation or skin discoloration
  • Slight numbing or prickling sensation
  • Symptoms similar to flu
  • Temporary headache
  • Temporary nausea
  • Unsuccessful treatment

The use of proper methods in administering the botox treatment can greatly help in avoiding unwanted botox side effects. Patients should ensure that the doctor they choose to do their botox injections is highly knowledgeable and skilled in performing the procedure. After the botox treatment, patients should follow the aftercare instructions given by doctors. In the first 12 hours following the botox treatments, patients should avoid applying pressure or even touching areas where the botox injections have been placed.

The duration of the botox procedure is based on the requirements needed in treating the patient’s condition. An injection of the botox is normally done in less than 10 minutes. The entire botox procedure can be done in an hour or less.

There is no downtime associated with botox. Normally, patients are able to return to their daily activities right after the procedure. Discoloration or swelling may be present on the treated areas, but will only last for a short time.

One session is usually enough to achieve optimum results. Another round of treatments may be done in an interval of 6 months to maintain the effects

The skin begins to show facial creases and wrinkles when a person reaches late twenties or early thirties. Doctors generally advise starting a treatment even before these signs of aging shows. This slows down the development of wrinkles as time goes by. The results are quicker and long-lasting when administered to jaw reductions.

The treatment cost can vary between patients. At Veritas Medical Aesthetics clinic, a patient can book a consultation with Dr. Chua for a thorough assessment of their face and recommend the proper procedure to address the case. After which, a quotation of the treatment’s cost will then be provided.

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