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Botox is a completely innovative injection therapy that is developed from the botulinum toxin. In a layman’s language, Botox is a simple treatment that relaxes the muscles. It is very important to follow Botox after care instructions to avoid possible side effect or complications. In this blog we will talk about necessary information related to Botox aftercare instructions.
It is mainly used to treat muscles for facial expression to avoid wrinkle formation. Botox has been widely used for aesthetics purpose such as anti wrinkle treatments in forehead, glabellar areas, crow’s feet and other facial muscles. Botox for lip flip is also getting very popular now a days in which Botox injections were given above upper lips to enhance the shape of the lips. Botox is also used for migraine treatment, neck pain or neck stiffness due to muscle spasms, hyperhidrosis also called excessive sweating.
Need for Botox is different from person to person. It depends upon the muscle strength and areas need to be treated.
Here are the ranges for Botox units and it will be varying upon person to person.
Forehead wrinkles: 10-30 units
Glabellar region or Frown lines: 15-30 units
Crow’s feet area: 5-15 units/side
Bunny line: 5-10 units
Gummy smile: 4-6 units
Smile lift: 3-6 units each side of mouth corner
Dimpled chin: 5-10 units
Botox for lip flip: Normally 4-10 units above upper lips are required
Botox for TMJ, masseter muscles: around 20-30 units of Botox needed in each side
Normally about 5-10 units every 1 cm interval are injected in each platysmal bands. The total dose to treat platysmal bands may ranges from 50-150 units.
To treat hyperhydrosis of hands or excessive sweating around 50-80 units of botox required in each palm ranges total units between 100-150 units.
To treat hyperhydrosis of hands or excessive sweating around 40-60 units of botox required in each palm ranges total units between 80-140 units.
Normally about 5-10 units injected in various neck, scalp and facial muscles in different spots. The total dose to treat platysmal bands may ranges from 50-150 units.
Once you have received Botox treatment, your skin will look much younger and vibrant. To maintain the glow, it is important to follow necessary Botox aftercare instructions to keep the results for a longer duration. There are necessary precautions should be taken for initial 4 hours to 24 hours after treatment to avoid any possible complications or side effects.
Follow the below-mentioned aftercare tips post Botox treatments:
Common side effects are
Less common side effects
ShineMD Medspa proudly offers ShineMD VIP Membership Program. ShineMD VIP members get Botox at a discounted rate of $8.99/Unit. There are no limits on amount of units anyone can get. VIP members save 10-20% of services and products.
ShineMD proudly offers Alle rewards program which is a part of Brilliant Distinction Program offered by Allergan who is a manufacturer of Botox. Alle rewards can be offered for Coolsculpting a FDA approved treatment for the permanent fat reduction, Juvederm Dermal Fillers for restoring volume in the face, Kybella for double chin removal and other products from Allergan.
As we have reached the ending of this article, we hope you have got the information you were searching for. We here at ShineMD have certified medical practitioners who efficiently perform this treatment with ample expertise at hand. Besides, we provide complete information about the treatment beforehand to make the patient aware of the entire treatment.
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