Is there a way to reverse/minimize the effect of Botox in the upper lip?
Unfortunately, there is no way to reverse the effects of Botox like we can reverse hyaluronic acid fillers. You will need to wait for 3 to 4 months for the effects of the neuromodulator to be metabolized by your body and wear off. Be patient. It would be a good idea to return to your injector so they can understand what has happened and make plans for future injections to avoiud a repeat of the result you don't like.
Once Botox is injected into a given area there is no way to reverse the effects. The results of Botox gradually dissipate in time but it can take several months for it to wear off.
While neuromodulators will reverse with time (months), there is no immediate eraser for them. That being said, neurotoxins in the lips always take time for patients to get used to. Give your lips time to adjust. Some patients also think they speak or sound differently, but most friends and family don't notice a change. If you still don't like the effect after a few weeks, then it is best to avoid neuromodulators in the upper and lower lips. Patients either hate it or love it in the end, and that's often unpredictable.
Reverse/minimize Botox in upper lip
There is no way to "reverse" the effect of Botox once it's injected. Time will make it wear off. Unfortunately when it's injected into the mouth region the tiniest change in amount or location can provide a poor result. But it will go away!
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Reversing Botox effects on lip ?
While there is now direct antidote or reversal for Botox, you might be able to improve an undesirable outcome in the upper lip with filler placement. For example, if Botox lengthened the lip too much, that can be corrected with well placed filler. Ask your cosmetic physician whether filler treatment could improve your problem.
I routinely inject small amounts of Botox into the upper lip to reduce the vertical lines radiating from the lip. It works well, but the key is to use small amounts to prevent overtreatment. There is no way to reverse the effects of Botox, but fortunately the effects wear off over time.
Botox in the upper lip works well to smooth fine lines but -
- injecting too much and the lip gets weak and you may drool,
- injecting in the wrong place and you smile changes, with mouth corners down,
- there is no way to reverse Botox
- the effect will wear off, usually visible improving by 3-6 weeks and gone in 12 weeks.