Face slimming injection
Summary Of Your Treatment
30 minutes estimated
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No anaesthetic necessary
24 hours estimated
Duration Of Results
3-4 months *
Also known as Masseter Treatment, face slimming injection is a non-surgical technique to reduce a square jawline to create a more oval, softer face shape.
Grinding of the teeth at night or excessive chewing of gum causes over-activity of the masseter (chewing) muscle which in some cases can cause muscles to become enlarged, making the jaw appear wide and square.
Muscle relaxant into the masseter muscle is ideal for patients who are grinding, clenching, and wearing out their teeth and need a lot of dental work, for patients who have frequent tension or migraine headaches, and for patients who do not like the shape of their face because of square or thick jawline and who want to appear more feminine.
Frequently asked questions
What happens during treatment?
The procedure takes about 5-10 minutes.
Are there any side effects?
Side effects of this treatment are rare. Most people find that the injection causes only mild discomfort.
When will results be seen following face slimming injection?
Botulinum toxin starts to be effective in 5 – 7 days reaching a peak at 14 days. Most patients notice a softening of the masseter muscles at 2 weeks and improvement in facial shape / square jaw at 4 – 6 weeks.
How long will the result of face slimming treatment last?
Most improvement will last for approximately 3 months after initial treatment. In order to achieve the ideal result it is recommended to repeat the treatment every 3 months for 3 – 5 treatments. After 12 – 18 months it is necessary then to maintain the improvement with additional treatments every 6 – 12 months.