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Pruksa Information about Calf Reduction using Botox

 

For most ladies, enlarge calves are one of the undesirable cosmetic concern that causes lower self esteem. Calves contribute greatly to the overall appearances of the legs. Enlarge calves cause the legs to look less slim and muscular. One of the causes for having enlarge calves is from overusing the calf muscle either from too much walking, too much cycling or even from wearing too much high heels.

 

How can Botox reduce the size of the calf?    

            Botulinum toxin (known as Botox), when injected in the calf will loosen the calf muscle causing the reduction in the overall size of the calf area.

 

How long is the effect of Botox?

            After injection, it will take around 4-6 weeks for the result to show. Result could last anywhere between 4-6 months depending on the client’s use of the calf muscle. In the case that client’s muscle enlarges back to previous size faster than usual, reinjection of the Botox is needed to keep the slimmer appearance. Reinjection is recommended 1-2 times a year for a consecutive time of around 3 years. For some cases, calf enlargement is also cause by accumulation of fat as

An additional factor. In that case, liposuction and lipo-dissolving injection might be needed depending on the recommendation of the doctor.

 

How much Botox is needed?

            In general, the amount of Botox needed for calf injection will be a lot more than the amount needed for a face injection. In average, an amount of around 100-150 unit of Botox is needed; however, the doctor will determine the right amount for each person and the exact area of injection will also be determine case by case. Due to the precise amount and area of injection that is needed base on each client’s needs only experienced doctors can perform this procedure.

 

 

Dose it hurt?

          Numbing cream will be applied on the area of injection 40-60 minutes before hand.                                                              

 

What are the side effects of Botox?

           Bruises could appear on the site of injection. To prevent bruising from occurring, ice the treatment area. Bruises typical go away on it’s own within 1-2 weeks after injection. Some might experience muscle weakness in the treatment area which is normal. Muscle weakness will disappear within 2 weeks.

 

What is the difference between Botox calf reduction and surgical calf reduction?

          Calf Botox injection reduces the overall size of the muscle without interfering with the muscle performances. While surgical calf reduction could interfere with muscle performances.

 

Botox Aftercare instruction

 

 

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