What is the issue?
Botulinum Toxin (Botox) is used to weaken the mscle that pulls down the tip of the nose downwards and which pulls the wings of the nostil inwards.
It is very important to know that the results are often subtle.
When will results be seen?
How long do the results last?
Results usually last 6-10 weeks.
6 months later the muscle volume will usually have returned to some extent, and by 9-12 months after the injection the muscle volume will approach its previous state.
The duration of the effect is variable and depends on whether there is bruxism (sunconscious jaw clenching and excessive chewing of hard food.
What are the important side effects to be aware of?
This treatment may not be suitable for older clients as treatment here can cause lengthening of the upper lip.