Can Botox correct my uneven smile? (photos)
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Botox and Facial Asymmetry
Botox cannot correct an asymmetric smile. However, the correct facial fillers may be able to be injected and correct this asymmetry. Please consult an expert. Best, Dr. Green
Botox for an asymmetric smile
Thanks for sharing your static and action photos. I notice natural differences in your normal facial anatomy. This is normal as none of us have mirror-images faces or bodies.
There are options to improve the symmetry short of surgery. Botox by itself will not fix the asymmetry of your lips. Filler may help.
Consult with an expert and talented, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon to properly examine you face and make his / her recommendations. You have a gorgeous smile! Keep it up. All the best!
Thank you for your question.
It is very common to have facial asymmetry and a difference in muscle movement on each side of the face. If this is something that bothers you, it may be helpful to discuss subtle options for injectable treatment, (Botox or Dysport for example.) with a skilled injector, and then decide if that's the right option for you.
All the best.
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The complexity of using Botox to adjust your smile
Botox is a medication injected into muscles and it makes the muscle pull less. Technically, Botox could be used to weaken select muscles to even out a crooked smile. It would likely take a few tries to get it right. And each attempt would last 3 months. Furthermore, you run the risk of changing the look of other expressions, altering the way your face looks at rest, or even affecting your ability to eat.
Everyone's smile is unique and you have a beautiful one. I wouldn't change a thing about it.
Crooked smile and Botox
#Yes but carefully
Firstly, everybody has some asymmetrical features of the body including face. In this case, there is no pronounced asymmetry of the smile.
Secondly, the lower part of the face has more muscles than the upper part. Therefore, there are more procedure complications. Only doctors with long experience of botox treatment can promise good results. Pay attention when you choose your doctor.
Botox for crooked smile
I am not able to see anything from the photos that you supplied. In theory Botox could be used to partially correct a crooked smile but it is very difficult and somewhat unpredictable and not necessarily easily repeatable. For all those reasons I wouldn't recommend it. Symmetry is also greatly overrated and a perfectly symmetrical face isn't great. Embrace your face and go with it!
Botox and fillers for uneven smile, or lines
Botox can not correct uneven smile.
The good news is that a variety of fillers are available to improve the symmetry very effectively.,
Please visit a board certified plastic surgeon with passion for creating beautiful results.
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