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Prejuvenation at Preventous Cosmetic

The Power of Self-Confidence & Self-Love

Our mission at Preventous is to help you look and feel your best, and be here to help you do it for the years to come.

There’s a certain power to looking at yourself in the mirror and loving what you see. We call it the butterfly effect. In chaos theory, the butterfly effect is “the sensitive dependence on initial conditions in which a small change in one context results in large differences in a later state”. To sum it up, the butterfly effect is what makes you feel like you can take over the world when you look in the mirror and love what you see, inside and out.

  • A preventative and restorative approach to skin health.
  • Age gracefully inside and out
  • Proactively target conditions with minimally invasive procedures

Age Gracefully with Prejuvenation

Good genetics certainly play a role, but science has proven over and over that the power to age gracefully is ultimately in your hands.  Your aging process is a byproduct of how you treat your body, your mind and your skin.  Like everything else worth pursuing in life, aging well requires some work. 

To age gracefully is a choice, not just a matter of luck. To age gracefully is to age healthy, and it starts with what you eat, how you sleep, what you do to keep your body active and your mind in a grateful place.

And the good news is, there is so much you can do! Do you want to age gracefully inside and out? If the answer is yes, the next question is usually “Where do I start? When do I start?”

This is where we come in. It’s never too late to start taking care of the health of your skin. The sooner you start, the more your journey will be focused on “Pre-juvenation” rather than “Re-juvenation”.

What Is Prejuvenation?

Prejuvenation – the combination of the words prevention and rejuvenation – aims to cover both the preventative and restorative approach to skin health. Instead of trying to turn back the effects of time, we focus on non- or minimally invasive procedures before time does its damage.

Prejuvenation is not a trend. This approach to slow down the effects of ageing has been studied for the past few decades and there is much more to it than just applying sunscreen regularly and following a personalized skincare routine. That is because, as we age, we lose connective tissue, reducing the strength and elasticity of our skin. As cell renewal begins to slow and elastin and collagen fibers naturally degrade, fine lines become more noticeable.

By having your skin assessed and a custom-built skin care plan, you can enjoy healthy, glowing skin all year round.

Besides following a proper skincare routine and having a healthy lifestyle as indicated in the Skin Health Pyramid, one of the most popular ways to prevent fine lines from worsening into deep wrinkles is by getting neuromodulator injections.

Reducing Premature Skin Aging With Neuromodulators

Neuromodulators are injections of botulinum toxin that block the nerve impulses that cause facial muscle contractions. This works to relax your muscles and skin to reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles and help to prevent the appearance of new ones. For Prejuvenation purposes, neuromodulators – commercially known as Botox, Dysport or Xeomin – are most often used on forehead lines, crow’s feet, and frown lines (glabella).

While the outside world might not notice that you have done this treatment, you will look refreshed and feel good. When we feel good, we look good; That’s the true power of neuromodulator injections.

Myths About Neuromodulators: Fiction Versus Facts

It’s time to end the stigma surrounding neuromodulators. More and more people are adopting a “my body, my choice” mindset to cosmetic treatments that include botulinum toxins, especially among the younger generations that have grown up in the age of injectables. See below some of the most common myths we have hard about neuromodulators and the truth behind each of these incorrect affirmations:

Myth: Neuromodulator injections are painful

Fact: Most patients describe that they hardly feel the injection. The needles are very thin and only a tiny amount of liquid is injected.

Myth: Neuromodulator injections are just for anti-ageing

Fact: Botulinum toxins’ origins are medical. In the 70s, scientists started using neuromodulator injections to treat strabismus. Subsequently, it received FDA approval for a variety of medical and cosmetic uses, including preventing early signs of ageing.

Myth: If I get neuromodulator injections, I’m going to look unnatural

Fact: In the hands of a highly experienced professional, you will look natural and refreshed. Work with who understands your perception of aesthetic beauty. At Preventous, we adopt the “art of subtlety”. Our approach to cosmetic rejuvenation respects the desire to refresh natural beauty without drastic change.

Myth: Neuromodulator injections lead to a frozen face

Fact: The treatment relaxes the muscles at the injection point. When the treatment is performed by a highly trained specialist, you will still be able to display the entire range of facial expressions including smiling and frowning.

Myth: Botulinum toxin is toxic and isn’t safe

Fact: With over 20 years of use for a range of different conditions, neuromodulators have a long and well-established safety history. It would take a dose of more than 100 times the average dose given for cosmetic use for neuromodulators to be toxic.

Now that the stigma surrounding botulinum toxin is fading away due to studies on its efficacy and safety and more patients being open and satisfied with their results, many people decide to move forward with this cosmetic procedure not only to smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles but also to prevent them from becoming deeper and more noticeable.

Preventing Versus Treating

When it comes to neuromodulator injections, prevention is better than treatment. Through botulinum toxin injections, we can prevent the formation of static lines which will become more apparent and progress to deep lines as we age if not treated. A lot of studies look at the long-term impact of getting Botox. However, there is one particular 2006 study with identical twin sisters, where one received Botox regularly for 13 years while the other received the injection twice during the study period.

In the pictures above, we can clearly see that twin #2, who got neuromodulator injections for 13 years, has smoother lines on the forehead that are associated with normal ageing when comparing it with twin #1. That is because, when it comes to neuromodulator injections, prevention is better than treatment. Through botulinum toxin injections, we can prevent the formation of static lines which will become more apparent and progress to deep lines as we age if not treated. Click here to see more pictures and read the full study.

When you start at a younger age there will generally be fewer fine lines and wrinkles to work with as you get older. It means that with appropriate frequency and amount, your muscles become less strong and you may not need as many botulinum toxin injections or need it as frequently as someone who starts at an older age.

Once fine lines and wrinkles are deeper and the structure of the skin has further deteriorated, it is still possible – but much harder and costly – to achieve optimal results.

Do you have any questions? Send them our way and our Doctors or Nurse Practitioner will give you the answers you need. Our team of highly experienced professionals is ready to address all your concerns regarding your skin health and neuromodulator injections.

Neuromodulators Results





Remember that results vary. Your Preventous clinician will be able to help you understand what you can expect from neuromodulators.

A complete approach to Prejuvenation

At Preventous we understand that having and maintaining beautiful skin requires a few components working together. Healthy, glowing skin is a reflection of good health.

Healthy Diet

Diet is an often-overlooked part of how we adapt to our external environments throughout the seasons. There are several ways in which foods can affect your skin, protecting you against wrinkles, sunburn, and skin cancer. But most of the mechanisms relate to antioxidants, anti ageing compounds in foods that fight skin damage in different ways.

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Here’s how you can improve the health of your skin through healthy eating:

  • For younger-looking skin, your diet should include plenty of antioxidant-rich foods to help decrease sunburn and neutralize free radicals that lead to skin aging.
  • Avoid high glycemic index food as it has been proven it can accelerate the ageing process. Studies have shown the effect of the glycemic index on facial acne and the health of the skin.

  • Sometimes, even with very healthy lifestyle choices, we come up a little short on key elements that can help us boost what our bodies are capable of doing. Collagen is a great example of that. Collagen is one of the most important structural components in our body and makes up for 75% of our skin. This fibre-shaped protein plays an important role to ensure the cohesion, elasticity and regeneration of skin, joints, ligaments, and skeletal muscles. Watch here Dr. Rohan Bissoondath talking about the health benefits of collagen supplements.

Nutrition is a critical component of improving skin health. Get advice and assistance that will give you results by being selective when choosing a registered dietitian. If you want to learn more about the connection between nutrition and skin health, book a consultation with the Preventous Collaborative Health dietitian, who will work with you to build a customized plan!

Exercise Regularly

By increasing blood flow, exercise helps nourish skin cells and keep them vital. Blood carries oxygen and nutrients to working cells throughout the body, including the skin. In addition to providing oxygen, blood flow also helps carry away waste products, including free radicals, from working cells. Make sure to clean your skin prior to exercise to remove anything that can potentially clog the pores. Exercising regularly will also help you sleep better, which is the next pillar listed here.

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Sleep Well

When we don’t get enough sleep, our health risks increase. Symptoms of depression, seizures, high blood pressure and migraines worsen. Immunity is compromised, increasing the likelihood of illness and infection. Sleep also plays a role in metabolism: Even one night of missed sleep can create a prediabetic state in an otherwise healthy person. There are many important connections between health and sleep.

Mental Wellbeing

Stress can leave a mark on your face. Dry skin, wrinkles, and acne are just some of the ways that it can manifest itself. Stress can show on your face in two ways. First, the hormones that your body releases when you feel stress can lead to physiological changes that negatively impact your skin. Second, feeling stressed may also lead to bad habits such as grinding your teeth or biting your lips.

Taking care of your health needs to be something you actively plan, rather than something that just happens. It is an active choice and you must treat it as such. Watch this video where Dr. Rohan Bissoondath, Preventous Medical Director, talks about Self-Care in Health, and gives tips on how to work towards optimizing our health on a daily basis.

Our team’s approach to medicine and skin health has always been focused on preventative strategies that reduce the occurrence of disease and enhance your overall wellbeing.

The successful practice of medicine begins with listening to the patient, and cosmetic medicine is no different. That’s why our first step is to understand what you want and why you want it during your complimentary consultation. Our consultation is educational and complimentary. Our patients leave with a clear understanding and realistic expectations.

Your health is our top priority, and we are committed to bringing you exceptional service in a safe space.

Book a complimentary Prejuvenation consultation today!

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