Crows’ Feet

The eyes are easily the most important feature on the face. Their ability to be the highlight of your face can be diminished by the fine lines and wrinkles at the sides of your eyes (known as crows' feet). Luckily, the SkinViva doctors and dentists are all highly trained to restore your eyes to a more youthful appearance...

What are crows' feet?
How does Botox work?
What does it cost to treat crows' feet?
Real Patient Story
Treating crows' feet with Botox

Above and beyond seeing the world around us, we use our eyes so much in order to form all kinds of expressions. Over time, movements such as squinting, laughing, and smiling causes lines and creases to form at the corners of the eyes. Because of the shape of these wrinkles we commonly refer to them as ‘crow’s-feet’.

In our younger days the wrinkles that form at the sides of the eyes disappear when we relax our eyes and face but as we get older these lines start to appear even when our face is relaxed and rested. This is when we start to show our age and years of hard work and stress around our eye area.

Crows’ feet treatment using anti-ageing injections such as Botox allow us to restore that youthful look and significantly reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles at the corners of the eyes.

Treating crows' feet with Botox
How does Botox work to treat crows' feet?

The presence of lines and fine wrinkles at the side of the eyes are easily solved with just a few small injections with botulinum toxin. Botox works to relax the muscles under the skin which are responsible for the creases. When treated at the hands of an experienced SkinViva doctor or dentists, the effect is that the lines are significantly reduced or will disappear completely. The effect is temporary but you can expect results to last 3 to 4 months before further treatment is recommended.

How does Botox work to treat crows' feet?
Crows' feet Botox prices

SkinViva prides itself on offering superior quality cosmetic skin treatments delivered by an elite team of doctors & dentists with value-for-money prices. Most treatments include an affordable interest-free direct debit option.

Prices
Treatment Price Monthly Prices*
Crows' Feet £180 (Equivalent of 1 area of Botox) £38.82

* Monthly price listed is an example for illustrative purposes and is based on 3 treatments in your package. Deposit payable at appointment. Monthly payments start around one month later. Credit check required.

For an even more in depth look at our cosmetic skin treatment prices, why not check out our full price list.

Please note that the amount of correction required, lifestyle, skin types, and area of the face will all vary the longevity of treatment results & amount of treatment recommended

Crows' feet Botox prices
Paul's experience of Botox treatment

“A few years back I didn’t really think Botox was for ‘normal people’ & so I never gave it much thought as a treatment to help me. It wasn’t till a friend had it done that it normalised it for me so I ended up booking.

“I didn’t know what expect at my first consultation with Tim but he reassured me that the changes would be subtle. This was important for me because I didn’t want people at work to know.

“Since then I’ve been back six or seven times and have met Drs. Sharan, Lucy and Tim. All of them have been friendly and chatty. It’s easy for me to book in and the guys are helpful on the phone.

“Since having the treatments I feel more relaxed about how I look because I’m not worrying about the few wrinkles that I had at age 30 and am totally comfortable with how natural it looks.”

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Take a look at how crow's-feet can be improved and help you feel good about yourself.

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Botox temporarily relaxes the muscle that causes an area of skin to crease. As a result of injecting the muscles at the side of the eyes, the nuisance lines and wrinkles known as the crows feet are reduced or disappear altogether.

Botox can also be used to lift eyebrows and improve other areas of concern on the face.


As well as treating the crows' feet at the sides of the eyes, it's very common for Botox to be used in other areas of the upper face. Mostly, the top half of the face is where wrinkles are deepened by smiling and frowning. Luckily, Botox is highly effective at correcting crow’s feet, forehead lines, frown lines, as well as treating vertical neck bands, grooves above the upper lip and gummy smiles.

Botox is also a very effective treatment for hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) in the armpits or hands.


Your initial results will appear within 2-5 days and continue to improve for up to 14 days, when the results will peak.

With Skin Viva, we contact you 14 days after your treatment to determine if you require a free top-up injection. If necessary, we'll book you in whenever you're free for a follow up.


Usually 3-4 months. In some cases, 6 months. If you are being treated for hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) in the armpits, Botox usually lasts 8 months.


No. Skin Viva uses the smallest needles on the market, so few customers experience even mild discomfort around the eyes. Likewise, unlike some other operators, our Clinicians are trained to use lots of fresh needles per client, so bruising and any pain are minimised.

If you prefer, ice or local anaesthetic cream can be applied to minimise sensation.


Yes, but you can usually have the Botox treatment at the same appointment as the consultation. We use the consultation to understand what you're looking to achieve and to explain how we can help reduce the lines around your eyes.


4-6 injections at each side of the eye would be about normal


Usually, 10 minutes is all it takes – but new customers generally require a 45-minute appointment. This allows us more time to get to know you and to understand what you'd like to change about your appearance.


Botox is used to relax wrinkles in the upper half of the face (e.g. your crows' feet). Dermal fillers plump areas of lost volume, such as nose-to-mouth lines, or to enhance lips.


Botox is charged per muscle group – i.e. each individual area requiring treatment. If you need an immediate top-up for the same injection, it is free of charge.

The crows' feet count as one area and therefore is available from £169 (for our direct debit scheme) or £180 in paying in one go.


No. SkinViva Clinicians are all trained to preserve movement to the degree you personally want to preserve your natural expressions.


Yes, when a qualified Clinician administers it. Cosmetic doses of Botox are minuscule and over 450,000 UK procedures are performed each year. Allergic reactions are extremely rare.


As Botox has no recovery time, there is little aftercare required. Immediately following treatment, you can enhance its effects by gently moving the treated area with mild facial exercises.

For the first 2 hours after treatment, it’s important not to rub around your eyes so that the Botox stays in the area we're looking to treat - your crows' feet! For the succeeding 24 hours, don’t engage in any vigorous exercise, drink alcohol or experience prolonged sun exposure – whether natural or artificial. This can limit the effectiveness of the treatment of the wrinkles at the sides of your eyes.


Botox is broken down by the body during the first 48 hours of treatment, so does not accumulate in your system. Improved effects are visible with multiple treatments because the muscle is already relaxed from the previous session so your skin is creasing less and the wrinkles are not being reinforced.


No. Your face simply returns to how it was prior to treatment.


Some, but most are related to the actual act of injecting the skin, not the product itself. These include: minor redness or swelling around the injection site (which vanishes within 1-2hrs), minor bruising on occasions, headaches and a very small risk of infection around the entry point. In very rare cases, clients can experience a temporary droop of the eyelid.


Women who are pregnant and/or breast-feeding, people with neurological diseases such as Myasthenia Gravis and Parkinson’s Disease, consumers of certain anti-biotics (namely Erythromycin) and those using blood-thinning medications including Warfarin or Heparin.

Your Clinician will discuss these with you at your consultation.


Most often those that know you notice you look fresher, but don't specifically know why.

Perhaps those who have had a Botox treatment themselves and are particularly observant may have an inkling.


We have a large male patient group which is ever growing. Anatomically Botox is just as suitable as an anti-wrinkle treatment for guys as it is for ladies and just as a effective. Typically, men sometimes can have stronger muscles in the face than women which may mean a slightly higher dose is required to give the look you want.


No, you must wait until 24 hours after your Botox treatment before you can go running or do any other form of strenuous exercise.


Yes you can. If you are having Botox treatment THEN another treatment, you must leave it 48 hours. If you had another treatment and then you wanted Botox, you would have to wait 2 weeks before having your Botox treatment.


For the following 24 hours after you receive Botox treatment, you must not drink alcohol. After 24 hours, it is fine to drink Alcohol.


You should have your Botox treatment before having semi permanent make up treatment on your eye-brows. This is because the Botox can move the position of your eye-brows temporarily.


You should avoid heat for 24 hours. This includes the sun, sunbeds and hot baths and showers.


Yes, there is no problem with flying after having Botox treatment.


No! Botox is not addictive. It does really work though so, like a good haircut, most clients do want to keep up the fab results once they’ve started having Botox and come back every 4 months or so to have another treatment.


You need to wait 12 weeks between full treatment doses.


The effects of Botox treatment are not seen immediately. You should start to notice a difference about 3-7 days after your appointment and the treatment will be at its maximum at day 14. We will send you a text message after 14 days to check how your treatment is looking. If you would like an adjustment to your Botox, you’re welcome to book back in to be seen within the first month after your initial treatment and this will be free of charge.


Not necessarily. Many people do not need to come back in for an adjustment. It is a personal choice, not a clinical necessity. We will send you a text message after 14 days to check how your treatment is looking. If you would like an adjustment to your Botox, you’re welcome to book back in to be seen within the first month after your initial treatment.


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