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What Are the Lesser-Known BOTOX® Cosmetic® Treatment Areas?

Posted January 04, 2021 in BOTOX® Cosmetic

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It is widely known that BOTOX® Cosmetic treatments can treat wrinkles on the upper part of the face, including crow’s feet, frown lines, and forehead lines. These BOTOX® Cosmetic treatments help to reduce the signs of aging and create a younger-looking appearance. 

Close-up image of woman's face highlighting common signs of aging that can be treated with BOTOX® Cosmetic.

But, are there other less commonly known uses of BOTOX® Cosmetic that you might be missing out on?

What Other Areas Can BOTOX® Cosmetic Treat?

Neck Bands

You have two Platysmal bands— the two muscles running down each side of your neck. These bands can protrude with age or dramatic weight loss. 

A small BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment of around 10 to 15 units per band can reduce the appearance of the neck bands, achieving a more youthful neck and overall look.

Lip Lines

Dramatic deep lines around the lips are often referred to as “smoker’s lips,” but you don’t have to be a smoker to get them. These lines age your face and often give you a permanent look of displeasure. 

A treatment of around eight BOTOX® Cosmetic units in conjunction with a filler can usually diminish the appearance of vertical lip lines.

Nasal Wrinkles

Nasal wrinkles are also known as “bunny lines.” These are the lines that appear on the bridge of the nose and result from the nasalis muscle contracting. 

This area can be treated with as little as four to six units of BOTOX® Cosmetic.

Chin Wrinkles

Have you heard of the phrase “chin cobble-stoning?” This is when the chin starts to have deep lines due to the contraction of the mentalis muscle. 

Since the chin is such a small area, you will typically only need about four to six units of BOTOX® Cosmetic to get a smooth chin again.

Drooping Lips

Drooping lips give the impression that a person is always annoyed or unhappy. It is a look that ages you and can make you appear less-friendly than you actually are! Your mouth starts to have down-turned corners because of constant contractions of the depressor angel oris muscle. 

You can fix this problem with usually just two units of BOTOX® Cosmetic injections on each corner of the mouth.

BOTOX® Cosmetic is a safe procedure that requires no downtime and offers immediate results. It is typically recommended you continue to get BOTOX® Cosmetic treatments every couple of months to maintain your BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment’s full benefits. 

Your plastic surgeon will advise when you need to come back for a touch-up appointment.

Interested in Learning More?

Whether you are interested in one of the more standard uses of BOTOX® Cosmetic or want to experiment with one of the above lesser-known treatment areas, book an appointment today with Hochstein Med Spa. You can schedule by calling 786-802-7766, or you can fill out this form.

Miami Florida Plastic Surgeon | Leonard M. Hochstein M.D.

Leonard M. Hochstein M.D.
Address: 585 NW 161st Street, Miami, Florida 33169
(Miami Metro)
Telephone:(305) 931-3338
Fax:(305) 931-3324