Platysmal Bands

SLIMMER FACE

PLATYSMAL BANDS REDUCTION

SMALLER JAWLINE

At our East Midlands clinic we can offer treatments that will reduce the jaw line by weakening the masseter/chewing muscles which gives the appearance of a wider lower jaw. It gives a softer angle to the jaw and a more pleasing facial shape.

Botox can be used to weaken these muscles and thereby giving a less square jaw with a softer angle. Botox blocks the action of selected muscles which reduces their power and cause a reduction in muscle size over time.
A small quantity of toxin is injected into the masseter muscles. Treatment takes only 5-10 minutes to perform.
As with any procedure involving needles, there is a small chance of mild bruising or mild transient redness at the site of injection but in most cases these are not seen.

The Botox takes about a 1 week to begin to take effect, when you will first feel some softness of the masseter muscles. At 6 weeks the softened muscles will reduce in size and you will see a reduction in the size of your jaw line.
The effects of the Botox in weakening the muscle typically last about 3-6 months, but in some patients the effects can last longer. Many people find they only require a repeat treatment about once a year before the masseter volume begins to increase again..

Treatment Time

30 minutes

Anaesthetic

None

Recovery Time

Immediate or 24 Hours Estimated*

LONGEVITY

3 - 6 Months

RISKS & COMPLICATIONS

Mild Redness, Infection, Bruising, Allergic Reactions (e.g. Swelling)

TREATMENT COURSE

None

RESULTS

10 -14 Days

PRICE

Starts From £399

* Results can vary from person to person