Botox is a cosmetic injectable that has gained much popularity in its effectiveness in treating the horizontal lines on your forehead. It is basically a neuromodulator that consists of a special protein called the botulinum toxin. When you decide to undergo Forehead Botox [โบ ท็ อก หน้าผาก, which is the term in Thai], the doctor will inject the neurotoxic protein to block communications between the muscles and nerve endings controlling the forehead lines.
The Botox injections will cause temporary paralysis of the forehead muscles responsible for the forehead lines. Naturally, it will smoothen the area. The dosage specification will be as per the analysis of the doctor. Usually, the doses are 50 to 100 units per vial. Injections generally is a total of 20 units in 5 seatings strategically.
Longevity of the procedure
Many of you might be wondering how long will the effect of Botox will remain when you undergo the treatment to reduce the fine lines on your forehead. The matter depends on a series of factors, out of which some are the most crucial.
- The size and depth of the forehead lines have a significant role to play in determining the durability of the Botox injection. If the lines are mild, the suppression can be considerable. But when the lines are deeper, the lines will become visible sooner than you expect.
- Dosage of the Botox will also be a determinant factor controlling the impact of the injectable. The lower dosage is good for subtle results, and the effect will wear off soon. Meanwhile, the higher dosage will last longer, but the doctor should determine whether the dosage will be appropriate for the desired correction.
- The frequency of Botox injections also determines the durability of the aesthetic impact. If you want to maintain the result for more than a year, you have to maintain the treatment every three or four months.
So, you have to maintain the results as per the doctor’s instructions.