Botox (as well as Dysport and Xeomin) results are not lasting?
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Resistance to neurotoxins is rare
You can build a resistance to BOTOX, but it’s rare. With the newer BOTOX formulations, very few people (less than 1%) really develop a true resistance to BOTOX. Some people who have had a resistance to BOTOX have had good results when they switch to a different neuromodulator like Dysport or Xeomin. In your case, if you don’t have lasting results, it may be because you’re not getting enough product. Or, the reason may also be the injection technique and the amount of product being injected. Also, some patients just respond less well to BOTOX overtime. Your options are changing the dose, finding a different injector or trying filler instead (sometimes using filler along with BOTOX can make results last longer), or surgery.
Botox not lasting
I would recommend looking at the dose pre baby and then the doses you have been getting of the three toxins. If the dose is not high enough it will wear off too quickly.
Hope this helps.
Duration of Botox
There are several important points to consider. First, a picture would be helpful. Sometimes botox in combination with fillers can lead to longer duration for both. Second, which areas are of concern. Some areas respond better to botox than others. Third, how many units are you getting injected? Sometimes you may need more injected. What worked 2 years ago may not work now. Finally, it could just be you and the duration of action is 2 months. While most clients will enjoy 3 to 5 months, not everyone falls within this range
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Why isn't Botox lasting?
Thanks for your question. Botox and Dysport typically last 3-4 months. The first thing to do if patients find that Botox is not lasting as long as they want is to increase the dose and to be seen 2 weeks after injection to evaluate. I recommend you see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon or Dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. I wish you the best.
Short lasting results
That must be so frustrating for you, sorry to hear. While some people do develop resistance to Botox, this is rare and usually seen in people with muscular disorders that are receiving very very large doses. If it is working for you, but not the effect is going away too quickly, that does not sound like resistance.Since you have already tried switching types, my best guess is that there is a problem with the injection technique. It may be that the injection is going slightly too deep or too superficial and not getting into the muscle directly. You may need a different injector and a higher doseBest of luckDr Rodman
How long does Botox last ?
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