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Botox on Forehead
As our forehead is divided into several parts, therefore, the application of Botox on forehead might vary according to the deepness of the wrinkles, age of the patient and muscle’s strength.
Before injecting the Botox on the forehead, the neurotoxin is diluted in the Sodium Chloride water (Saline) and injected directly into the targeted muscles. (Horizontal or Vertical Lines and Frown Lines ‘11s).
What is Botox?
Botox Cosmetic is used to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Botox injections block signals from the nerves to the muscle causing the muscle to no longer contract as forcefully which causes the wrinkles to relax and soften.
The FDA approved such usage in the late1980s when it was discovered that Botox could stop ailments such as uncontrolled blinking and lazy eye. Cosmetic physicians have been using Botox for years to treat wrinkles and facial creases. Botox is an approved treatment for frown lines on the forehead, crow’s feet (lines around the eye), and axillary hyperhidrosis (increased sweating of the armpits).
Botox works by injecting the muscle, so it no longer contracts as forcefully, which causes the wrinkles to relax and soften.
Where Botox can be used?
- Forehead lines
- Frown lines
- Under eyes
- Brow Lift
- Crow’s feet
- Bunny lines (lines in the nose)
- Chin (for dimpling)
- Skin bands on the neck
- Around the mouth (for smoker’s lines and down-turned corners of the mouth)
Botox is not a facial filler – it will not fill existing wrinkles or add volume to your face neither does it affect the quality of your skin, elasticity or the pigmentation.
How much do Botox forehead treatments cost?
Botox prices fluctuate depending on where you receive your treatment and the number of areas treated. It is worth doing your research before you undergo Botox treatment – and remember that going ‘cheap’ isn’t always a good idea.
Understand the cost. We charge per $11/unit. To give some perspective, the average person needs about 20-40 units to treat horizontal forehead lines
More is more, not better! Botox is a strong neurotoxin that has the potential to dramatically alter the planes of your face. And smoother doesn’t always equal prettier.
The cost of your Botox injections will depend on other factors as well. The qualifications of the surgeon, the time of year, and how many injections you are receiving may all come into play when determining your final Botox treatment cost.
Will Insurance Cover the Cost of Botox Treatment?
There are several medically related Botox treatments that are usually covered by insurance, including treatment for blepharospasm (uncontrollable eye twitching), excessive sweating, constant pain, and others. Insurance coverage for cosmetic uses of Botox injections is much less common, but you should consult your insurance provider to find out if you have coverage for Botox treatment.
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