Posted by: Cutie | 2008/08/22


Hi doc

Where can one get botox injected in the face = can it be used around the mouth ?

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Hi “Cutie”, thank you for the question.

I will list all the areas one can use Botox cosmetically below but one should be cautious with Botox around the mouth area as this should only be performed by experienced and adequately trained injectors.

Cosmetic Uses in the Upper Face:
Horizontal Forehead Lines
Central Brow or Glabellar Frown Lines
Periocular Lines or Lateral Canthal Lines
Lower Eyelids

Cosmetic Uses in the Mid Face:
Nasoglabellar Lines (Bunny Lines)
Nasal Flare
Nasal Tip Drop
Melolabial Groove or Fold (Nasolabial Sulcus)
Exaggerated Upper Gum Smile
Asymmetric Smile

Cosmetic Uses in the Lower Face, Neck, and Upper Chest:
Perioral Lip Lines or Rhytides
Melomental Folds
Deep Mental Crease & Chin Puckering
Horizontal Cervical Lines
Platysmal Bands
Upper Chest Wrinkling

Muscle Contouring:
Jaw Line Recontouring (Masseter)
Calf Recontouring

Other Uses:
Botox® ‘Breast Lift’
Pain Control

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