Masseter muscle hypertrophy is due to the enlargement of masseter muscle and could supplement a stern and square look. Masseter muscle is among the muscles that are active during chewing. Botox could be done to loosen and soften the facial outlook. Botox, when done to loosen the facial muscles that cause thin lines, show results in 7 to 10 days. Botox, when practiced to reduce Masseter muscle hypertrophy; results may not surface for 3 months, however, effects could last for about 9 months. In order to preserve the effects, we recommend that the botox treatment should be repeated every 6 months.
Faces that are square or appear to be very round may be caused by masseter muscles found along the parameter of the face and the jaw. However, it is possible to interfere with this situation without adhering to surgical means.
Applying botox to several parts of the masseter muscles could help loosen and narrow the facial linage. This will get rid of the square look along the jawline. The biggest advantage is that it could be realized without surgery. Another advantage is the convenience of the procedure; something that could be done even during your lunch break. This is due to the fact that only one injection is applied to both cheek areas and it reaches essential points within the masseter muscle.
How Long Will It Take to See the Results of Masseter Botox?
Results of Masseter Botox treatment can be seen between 2 to 8 weeks. At the same time, the procedure allows the face to take on a natural look; which makes it an ideal option for patients. However, the results are not permanent and certain scenarios require additional injections.
Are There Any Side Effects?
Within the next few days that follow the procedure, there may be some swelling that surfaces while chewing; although, it should be dealt with within a week. Additionally, refrain from massaging masseter muscles the first four hours that follow the procedure.
With the help of botox and other cosmetic procedures, you could also be relieved from having to receive surgery. Contact our doctors at Özel Zen Poliklinik to receive more information!