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How Often Should I Get a Botox Touch-Up?

Botox® is a top choice for patients looking to reduce the appearance of crow’s feet, frown lines, forehead wrinkles, and other visible signs of aging in the face. Its popularity has only grown due to the treatments only requiring a few minutes, with little to no downtime after the procedure. Plus, the results are stunning, natural, and affordable.

For those considering Botox or other non-surgical facial rejuvenation treatments, a meeting with Dr. W. Marshall Guy at Dr. Guy Facial Plastic Surgery can help you achieve your most perfect complexion. This meeting will allow Dr. Guy to evaluate your concerns and determine if you qualify for Botox or other cosmetic procedures. It also enables Dr. Guy to educate you on Botox and Botox touch-ups.

What Is A Touch-Up for Botox?

A touch up for Botox is sometimes required in the days or months after a Botox procedure. The results of a Botox treatment generally become visible within 24 to 36 hours, with the full effect of the injectable becoming noticeable within one to two weeks.

There are several reasons why a Botox touch-up is performed. If Botox is injected into the forehead, lips, eyes, neck, or jawlines and does not achieve the desired effects, patients may require additional injections to accomplish their treatment goals. Botox is also only a temporary solution to aging. As a neuromodulator, it temporarily inhibits wrinkle-causing muscles beneath the skin. By injecting measured amounts of Botox or Dysport into specific areas, Dr. Guy can safely reduce the appearance of lines, wrinkles, and much more.

How Long Does Botox Last?

A Botox treatment typically delivers results that last three to four months. In some cases, the results of Botox can last up to six months. Yet, in other instances, Botox can wear off sooner than expected depending on how a patient’s body breaks down the substance. In these instances, a touch up for Botox may be performed, or more frequent Botox treatments may be required.

Botox Touch-Up After Two Weeks

Patients who undergo Botox injections should expect to see the full treatment results after 14 days. However, if patients notice minimal changes or no changes in their facial appearance within two weeks, a Botox touch-up can be performed.

Botox Touch-Ups After Two Months

A Botox touch-up may be necessary after two months if the injectable’s effects have worn off. The effects of Botox will disappear faster than expected due to several factors. If a patient’s Botox dosage is insufficient, their Botox treatment is unlikely to last as long as anticipated. Because of this, it’s essential to find an experienced facial plastic surgeon like Dr. Guy to achieve long-lasting results.

Botox Injections with Dr. Guy in The Woodlands, Texas

Dr. Guy is a specialist in many procedures of the face and neck, including faceliftsneck liftsrhinoplasties. As a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Guy knows that every patient ages differently and requires a customized treatment plan for their individual needs. He continually educates himself on the best treatments for his patients to achieve the best results. For more information on how Dr. Guy can help you look your best, contact his office here or call (832) 956-1040 today!