How Often Can We Use Botox?
- Asked by fariba
- 5 years ago
After using couple times the effect would be the same or it would not effect as much?
Repeat Botox every 3 to 6 months.
Botox usually lasts 3 to 6 months. Some people like to wait for the Botox to completely wear off and other people think it is an emergency at the first site of any wrinkles. Repeat injections will not cause any harm or loss of future effect. There is a very small percentage (1:10,000) that can become resistant to Botox, but there are so few people with this effect that the cause and relationship has not been fully studied. If this does happy, however, there are other forms of Botulinum toxin that can be used.
I hope this is helpful.
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Botox, Xeomin,or Dysport are all neuromodulators that act in very similar fashions. Depending on the area of treatment one can get injections every two to three months. There are some rare individuals who develop an immunity where injections would be needed more frequently. In my practice, I typically see individuals every 3 months and sometimes in between if the area being treated only calls for very low concentrations, such as in and around the mouth or for the treatment of platysmal bands.
Botox frequency can be every three to six months depending on the area
It would take huge doses of Botox after many years for someone to become "immune" to its effect. These cases typically involve Botox for neurologic conditions and not with the amounts injected for cosmetic purposes. In fact, after you receive Botox for cosmetic purposes and you continue on a regular basis, the effects usually last better and longer since the muscle has been "trained" not to make that wrinkle. That is why if you get Botox twice a year, and are consistent,you are much less likely to have new or deeper wrinkles in the future and will love the results.
How Often Can We Use Botox
Botox can be injected every 3- 4 months. Some patients have their treatment at 2 months to avoid any diminution of effect. It does not cause harm and the likelihood of resistance is small.
Botox treatments tend to be spaced 3 - 4 months apart. Some patients will do it as frequently as every 2 months or as needed if it is to be used for migraine headaches. Some patients like to wait longer and do it every 6 months (generally in conjunction with their dermal filler treatments).
Botox and/or Dysport can be used in conservative amounts as often as every 2-4 months
Botox and/or Dysport can be used in conservative amounts as often as every 2-4 months. However, when placed in the correct location and in an appropriate dosage, repeat Botox or Dysport treatment is usually only required every 3-6 months when used for elimination or improvement of facial wrinkles. When used for hyperhidrosis (excessive perspiration), Botox may last as long as 12-18 months with each treatment. Initial effectiveness in the treatment of hyperhidrosis is usually in the 4-6 month range, with results lasting longer and longer with consistent successive treatments.
Treat wrinkles every 3 - 4 months with Botox
Botox works well, and one can be treated every 3 - 4 months when the effects diminish. There are other remedies for wrinkles and fine lines, and Botox is just one option, but has proven to be effective and has withstood the test of time.
Botox Gives Visible Results Consistently
Botox injections are typically repeated every 3 to 4 months. Some patients have noticed visible results lasting up to 6 months. Within days you will see a marked improvement in wrinkles . Results are consistent and patient satisfaction is high.
Botox - Frequent use prevents permanent wrinkles
Botox and Dysport (botulinum toxin type A), if used consistently, can help prevent permanent wrinkles from forming in many areas of the face.
Long term use has also shown that the body 'forgets' about some muscles, and may require less frequent dosing.
How often do you need Botox treatments?
I generally see patients having a return of overactive muscles of the brow, forehead, or crow's feet, at around 4- 6 months after treatment. Over time and multiple repeat treatments, there is often a longer period of effectiveness, but the same dosing of botox is needed, just further apart in time.
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