My doctor is charging me $1,900 to get my forehead and my underarms Botoxed. I want to get both the frown lines and the sweating off of my forehead, and the sweating off of the underarms. Is this too expensive?
Estimated Cost of Botox for Underarms and Forehead?
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Hyperhidrosis, Arms and Forehead
The laser I currently use is the Cynosure 1440 nm Precision Tx. Earlier work was done with the 1064 YAG laser and the current 1440 is directional and can be directed against the skin to remove the sweat glands. The laser is computer controlled to prevent the temperature rising too much and causing skin damage.
Botox treatment cost for underarms and forehead
Cost for injecting Botox for hyperhidrosis
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Botox for Sweating
In my practice we charge a lower price for a vial of Botox when it is used for sweating. Other practices may do the same.
Check Insurance First
Most insurance companies do pay for this procedure as long as there has been a sincere effort with another therapeutic option. You would thus only have to pay a co-pay.
If you do not have insurance, Allergan is presently running a sample program for axillary hyperhidrosis, You might inquire to see if your dermatologist or plastic surgeon is participating in this program.
Without insurance, our office charges $850, for 50 units of BOTOX in each axillae. This would not include the forehead so you are receiving a fair price for New Jersey.
We charge $12 per unit of Botox
To do the underarms we usually use 100 units and for the forehead we use around 20 units.
So the fees would be 120 X12= $1440.
Botox for the underarms and forehead
Typically at my office, when we know that an entire vial of Botox will be used on one client then we drop our price down to $9.50 per unit. The underarms require anywhere from 50-100 units per arm and the forehead takes 15-25 units, therefore you can expect to pay between $1,092.50 and $2,137.50. It sounds like the estimate you recieved is quite fair.
Botox Pricing for Forehead and Underarms
Sounds like a good price to me. Pricing for those two areas could range anywhere from $1700 to $2500. If I were you, I would make that appointment.
Botox treatment of the underarms and forehead
It seems to be a reasonable fee, as there needs to be considerable number of units for the underarms. Keep in mind, that you will not be able to keep all the forehead dry as some areas should not be injected for fear of creating a droop of the eyebrows and eyelids.
Botox cost for underarms and forehead
Sounds like a fair price. If I use 100 units per arm pit + 200 units + another 50 units for the upper face. Total units = 250 x $12 = $3000. If using only 50 units per arm pit than only 150 units are being used = $1800. So the range in fees in my personal practice is $1800 to $3000. I recommend 100 units per arm pit. Regards.
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