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Botox in procerus?

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Dean Kane of Baltimore Answers Question Regarding Botox

Q. If I get Botox in my procerus only, can I expect a subtle lifting effect? As I age, Botox in the corrugated drops my brow and gives me a “hard” look.

A. Yes, if diagnosed properly as the procerus muscle of the mid upper nose, Botox may release some of the downward pull on the mid lower forehead between the brows.

Generally, it is a properly injected corregator and upper lateral orbicularis muscles which will allow the frontalis muscle to lift the forehead.

Find a well skilled, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who understands the anatomy and dynamics of facial muscles to perform your injections. All the best!

This information is not meant as medical advice. It is provided solely for education. Our practice would be pleased to discuss your unique circumstances and needs as they relate to these topics.

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