how long will a Botox treatment last for sagging cheeks?

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Answered by Harry Glassman, M.D.

Botox is not a highly effective treatment for sagging cheeks. In some instances the platysma muscle in the neck may be partially responsible for jowl formation in which cases Botox may be helpful; however, there are other more effective treatments for "sagging" cheek. Nevertheless, the duration of effect of Botox varies from one person to another and may be dose related. Generally speaking, Botox lasts 4-6 months.

Published on May 10, 2018

Answered by Harry Glassman, M.D. (View Profile)

Botox is not a highly effective treatment for sagging cheeks. In some instances the platysma muscle in the neck may be partially responsible for jowl formation in which cases Botox may be helpful; however, there are other more effective treatments for "sagging" cheek. Nevertheless, the duration of effect of Botox varies from one person to another and may be dose related. Generally speaking, Botox lasts 4-6 months.

Published on May 10, 2018


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