Botox Injections for Lower Facial Contouring (Masseter Muscle Reduction)

  The large masseter muscle (masseteric hypertrophy), unlike the prominent bony jaw angle, does not have a surgical solution. Surgical muscular reduction is associated with a high rate of complications and potental disability. As a result, the use of botulinum toxin type A injections (most commonly Botox) has become the standard of treatment to improve…Read More…

Surgical vs. Non-Surgical Jaw Angle Reduction

Jaw reduction strives to narrow the lower-third of the face, particularly that of the lower jaw and its muscle attachments. There are several techniques for jaw reduction, some surgical and others non-surgical. Jaw reduction is most common in Asians where there is a societal preference for a slender jaw profile. This is in contrast to…Read More…

Masster Muscle Reduction with Botox Injections

Botox, the world’s most popular injectable cosmetic treatment, works by providing a temporary muscle paralyzing effect reducing or eliminating unwanted facial expressions. The vast majority of Botox used for this purpose is done in the forehead and around the eyes. In the masseter muscle, however, repeated Botox injections over time can actually reduce the size…Read More…