Improve Facial Contour with Botox Facial Slimming Treatment
How does Botox facial slimming/ Botox jaw reduction work?
Asian patients frequently seek aesthetic alteration of the masseter muscles to reduce the broadness of the jaws, thereby giving an overall impression of a slimmer and sharper face.
Botox Facial Slimming is a technique that doctors use to provide a slimmer, V-shaped face to improve the overall appearance. A common and popular procedure among Asians, the reduction of the masseter muscles gives the individual a more youthful, slimmer look.
Botulinum Toxin (Botox) induces the muscles to relax and reduce in size. At the same time, it reduces fine lines and wrinkles and improves your complexion. You can expect your overall appearance to improve, giving you a more youthful-looking face with smoother complexion.
Who is a suitable candidate for Botox facial slimming?
Botox Facial Slimming is suitable for people with people with the following conditions:
- Strong masseter muscles
- Chubby cheeks
- Round face
- Bruxism (involuntary teeth grinding) at night
For people who suffer from Bruxism – grinding of the teeth at night, Botulinum Toxin can be a life-saver. It helps stop the condition, and gives people who suffer from the condition a better night’s sleep, less headaches, and better teeth.
Botox Facial Slimming is also a convenient alternative option for people who don’t wish to opt for surgical methods.
How is the treatment administered?
Depending on the pain threshold of each patient, numbing cream can be applied to reduce any discomfort. A fine needled will be used to inject tiny amounts of botulinum toxin into the masseter muscles to temporarily weaken them.
The treatment is safe, fast, with minimal to no downtime, and effects can be seen as soon as 2 weeks after the initial treatment.
How often must I repeat the treatment?
Effects of Botox Facial Slimming can last for about 4 months after the initial treatment. Repeated treatments are required in order to achieve long-lasting results of up to 1 year or more. Once you have completed about 3 sessions, you may only require the treatment every 6 months or longer to maintain the result. A consult with the doctor is necessary so he is able to work with you to put together a treatment plan and advise you on the initial and subsequent treatments.
Are there any side effects?
Even though Botox facial slimming may seem like a simple, straightforward procedure, you may experience undesirable side effects if the wrong quantities of Botox are used. It will make a person look unnatural and the skin will lose its sensitivity. If too much Botox is administered, their faces may become frozen in appearance. It will limit your facial expression and movement. Some other possible side effects include headache, indigestion, and nausea.
However, if you are looking to treat a specific condition using appropriate doses of Botox, you may find relief and great improvement from various cosmetic and medical conditions. Hence, it is important to use the right amount so that you achieve optimal results with minimal side effects.
Benefits of Botox jaw reduction treatment
With tiny amounts of botulinum toxin injection into both sides of the face, you can expect to achieve the following benefits:
- Slimmer, more sculpted facial contours
- A more V-shaped face with a more prominent jawline
- Treats bruxism effectively
Who is Botox facial slimming/ Botox jaw reduction best for?
This convenient, fuss-free treatment is best suited for people troubled by their bulky jaw due to the over-developed masseter muscles.
Frequently asked questions about Botox facial slimming/ Botox jaw reduction in Singapore
How long does the effects of Botox jaw reduction last?
It can last up between 4 to 12 months, depending on how often you repeat the treatment and the type of botulinum toxin used.
How much do Botox facial slimming/ Botox jaw reduction treatments cost in Singapore?
Each treatment can cost anywhere between S$500 to S$1,000. It largely depends on the type of botulinum toxin used, the amount you need and the results you want to achieve.
How many units of Botox do I need for jaw reduction treatment?
On the average, you can expect the doctor to use about 60 to 100 units of botulinum toxin.
People troubled by their ‘babyface’ and would like a slimmer and shaper face to make their facial features more prominent.