Are you ready to be pricked in exchange of a younger-looking face? Various medicines and treatments nowadays are administered to different routes which could be done topically, orally or via injection. If you are interested in receiving a Botox, then you should be now curious on how it is done.
Where Are the Botox Injected?
Botox injection sites vary depending on the lines you want to disappear. But what is certain here is that you will be injected on your face. So, you better get ready.
Crow’s Feet Lines
– These are the lines located above and below the outer corner of the eye. To diminish this, you will be injected with 12 units per side with 4 units in each 3 sites.
o 1st Site: at least 1.5 to 2.0 cm from the outer corner of the eye. This would also serve as the reference point for the 2 other sites.
o 2nd Site: 1.0 to 1.5 cm above the first site with a 30 degrees angle going medially
o 3d Site: 1.0 to 1.5 cm below the first site with a 30 degrees angle going medially
– Meanwhile, for the lines located only below the outer corner of the eye, expect to be injected below:
o At least 1.5 to 2.0 cm from the outer corner of the eye. Like the from above, this would also serve as the reference point for the 2 other sites. With 1.0 to 1.5 cm apart, the 2nd and 3rd sites will be injected medially on a line below the 1st site.
– These are the lines located on your forehead at the middle of your eyebrows. You will be given with 4 units in each of 5 sites.
o 1st Site: Middle of the eyebrows. As a middle point, your doctor will form a V. With 1 cm apart, 2 sites are injected on each part.
Knowing how Botox works is just as important as knowing how it is done. Botox injection sites depend on the site of the unaesthetic facial lines that hinder you from having a smoother look. With adequate knowledge, you will become more confident on undergoing this special cosmetic treatment.