The dreaded over Botoxed problem!

I had a Botox treatment a week ago and I really don''t like it... Is there a way to make it go away faster and how long is it going to take to wear off?

One of my pet peeves is over Botoxing.  It seems to me that many injectors really have a heavy hand and often less is better!  Sometimes much less!

In your situation, you just have let the Botox wear off – usually about 3 months that first time.  Botox lasts longer generally, the more it’s done and many of our patients come every five to six months.  The goal, in my opinion, is a relaxed, rested look.  And, to get rid of wrinkles but not movement. For more information see my article on Botox Mistakes & How to Fix Them.

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Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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