How Much Does Botox Cost for the Face and Neck?

How Much Does Botox Cost for the Face and Neck?

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Botox costs vary

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Botox costs vary, depending on the region you live in, the service provider, etc. Our clinic typically charges by the area ($300 for 25-30 units), and we guarantee our results, so you do not pay if you would like a top-up on your Botox (i.e. additional units in that same area) after the results take effect. This works extremely well, and we have a high level of patient satisfaction using this method. In contrast, patients who pay for Botox by the unit often wish they had gotten a little bit more, but will have to pay additionally per unit at the Botox provider they went to.

Toronto Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 170 reviews

Botox Cost for Face and Neck

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Generally, clinics provide a per unit price, and you simply multiply that amount with the number of units administered during treatment. The price is typically the same as regular Botox injections.

The exact dosing for you can be determined in consultation with your cosmetic physician with an in-person evaluation, as this will allow for a better assessment of your concern.

Botox Cost

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Botox Fees vary across the country and even in the same city. Some offices will charge by area.  We prefer to charge per unit as it is clearer and generally more economical for the patients.  We charge $12/unit and our typical treatment for women is 40 units. Men tend to need more units.

Kris M. Reddy, MD, FACS
West Palm Beach Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 56 reviews

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Botox for face and neck wrinkles

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Some doctors charge per area treated with Botox and others charge per unit used.  The face can involve many areas, such as the forehead horizontal lines, the glabella, between the eyebrows, the crows feet, the DAO muscle, the under jaw neck area.  From person to person, the number of units vary per area. You need to have a consultation in person to evaluate your anatomy and determine how many units you would need. Sometimes the treatments are broken up into different days to minimize the number of units used at one time.  Furthermore, different doctors  may recommend different number of units for you. Different doctors also can charge differently per unit. Please remember that medicine, including cosmetic treatment, is both an art and science. Experience, skill, knowledge of anatomy and a gentle hand and artisitc eye are all important aspects of a provider's technique. Shopping only for price for Botox can lead you to a non-board certified physician or non physician provider. You would like to ensure your chances of getting a good result and being able to communicate your desires to your provider.

Ronald Shelton, MD
Manhattan Dermatologic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 39 reviews

How Much Does Botox Cost?

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Hi Marilyn.  Botox is normally sold by the unit rather than by the area.  The number of units required will depend on how many areas you are treating and how large the areas are.  There are some standards such as the area between the eyes (20 units), but the forehead and crow's feet can vary slightly and the neck can vary greatly.  We have seen Botox sold in Los Angeles for prices varying between $8 - $21 per unit.

In addition, if you are going to consider Botox for the neck, this is a very specialized treatment and we would recommend weighting experience much more so that price in your determination of an injector.  There are not many physicians that offer this treatment and even fewer that can do it well.

Other variables to consider besides price in choosing a practitioner can be found at the link below.  Good luck.

Harold J. Kaplan, MD
Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.4 out of 5 stars 7 reviews

Botox Costs Vary for the Face and Neck

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Dear MARILYN8178-

Botox costs are usually based on Units.  Botox will cost anywhere from $5-20 per unit, and the cost varies based on who is injecting it and where you are in the USA.  The majority of Botox injectors in the US use this to base their charges.

Some providers inject Botox based on "area", and this costs varies as well. 

I've written an article on my blog answering the Botox units needed, based on your facial area.  Everyone is different, so the most precise answer requires a visit with your plastic surgeon, and going over your personal needs.


Best Wishes,


Roy Kim, MD
San Francisco Plastic Surgeon

How Much Does Botox Cost for the Face and Neck?

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Botox prices vary as they are related to the number of units, of Botox used.  The prices range from $300-$400 per area.  The Glabella, Crow's Feet and Forehead represent separate areas.  The neck can vary dramatically depending on how many units are required which will increase with longer platysmal neck cords or multiple horizontal neck lines.

Francis R. Palmer, III, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 28 reviews

Cost of Botox for Face and Neck Wrinkles

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The cost of Botox may vary widely. The cost ultimately depends on how much is used. Some Botox specialists price based on units, while some based on number of areas treated. Many will give touch-up treatments complimentary. Some plastic surgeons will add complimentary Botox to eyelid surgery or facelift surgery. Botox is also commonly discounted with various specials, combined procedures, loyalty programs, etc.

RealSelf has some information on Botox cost here

Best of luck.


Houtan Chaboki, MD
Washington DC Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 89 reviews

How Much Does Botox Cost?

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Botox Specials are $300 for 1 area, $500 for 2 areas and $675 for 3 areas. Add $300 more for the neck.  Smile lines around the eyes are 1 area; frown lines between the eyebrows are a 2nd area and the forehead is a 3rd area. The bunny lines on the nose and the lines under the eyes are usually thrown in with the adjacent area at no charge.  Sincerely,

David Hansen,MD

David Hansen, MD
Beverly Hills Dermatologic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 46 reviews

Don't choose your physician injector based on the cost of Botox

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All physicians pay the same price to purchase Botox from Allergan. Therefore, the price a physician charges to inject Botox has more to do with how much profit the doctor wants to earn than how much talent and/or skill they have. Always ask how many units are being injected so you know exactly what you are paying for. I am a highly experienced platinum level Botox injector as well as the highest level Radiesse injector and am a member of the medical education faculty (physician trainer) for Radiesse, yet I charge less for Botox than a new, inexperienced physician in my area. That is because I can make it affordable for more of my patients while still making a profit.

Mitchell Schwartz, MD
South Burlington Dermatologic Surgeon
4.4 out of 5 stars 13 reviews

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