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How Often Should I Get a Botox Touch-Up?

Botox has become one of the leading non-invasive, wrinkle-reducing treatments in the cosmetic surgery industry. This efficient, effective procedure reduces the appearance of crow’s feet, frown lines, and other visible signs of aging in the face. As an added bonus, Botox only requires minutes of your time, and there is no downtime or painful recovery after the procedure.

If you are one of the many considering Botox or other non-surgical facial rejuvenation treatment, a personalized consultation with Dr. Shlomo Widder at Widder Plastic Surgery in Vienna, VA, can get you on the road to a youthful, rejuvenated complexion. This meeting will allow Dr. Widder to thoroughly analyze your skin to determine if you qualify for Botox or any other cosmetic procedures. It will also enable Dr. Widder to fully educate and personalize your Botox treatment and any necessary touch-ups.

What Is A Touch-Up for Botox?

A Botox touch-up is sometimes necessary in the weeks or months following a Botox procedure. The results of a Botox treatment generally become visible within 2-3 days, with the full effects of the injections becoming noticeable within one week.

There are several reasons why a Botox touch-up might become required. If Botox is injected in the jawline, forehead, orbital zone, neck, or lips and does not create the desired effect, additional injections may help accomplish your treatment goals. Or, if specific muscles didn’t respond to the initial injections, touch-ups in those areas of the face can help achieve a more balanced, natural facial appearance.

Also, the effects of Botox will wear off after 3-4 months. Your body will naturally absorb the neuromodulator, which will require reactivation by repeating the injection.

How Long Does Botox Last?

Botox results typically deliver results from three to four months, depending on each individual patient, how many injections were administered, and how quickly the body dissolves the solution. In some instances, Botox may wear off sooner than expected. In these cases, a touch-up or more frequent treatments may be required.

Do You Need a Botox Touch-Up?

If you are finding that lines or wrinkles are beginning to become more prominent, then it might be time to schedule a Botox touch-up. Dr. Widder can meet with you to determine if a Botox touch-up is necessary. The consultation will allow him to analyze the results of your previous Botox injections, and determine if a touch-up is necessary. Dr. Widder can also help create a personalized Botox treatment plan to keep your results looking fresher for longer.

If you are considering Botox touch-ups, Dr. Widder is available to discuss treatment options. To learn more or schedule a consultation with Dr. Widder, please contact us at Widder Plastic Surgery to schedule your consultation. We look forward to meeting you soon!