2-3 Weeks | 3-4 Months Multiple sessions may be required
Allergic Reactions, Bruises, Infection & Temporary smile asymmetry
Calf reduction is often desirable by women with large muscular calves. Botox calf reduction is a non-surgical cosmetic procedure in which multiple Botox treatments are administered on the Calf or lower limb area. This results in reducing the activity of calf muscle which causes it to atrophy (Shrink). Botox calf reduction treatments require multiple sessions over a few months to get the ideal result. Maintenance can be performed at depending on individual circumstances.
Generally, women who have bulging calves or muscular calves and they want to achieve slimmer and more feminine calves, can undertake calf reduction treatment with Botox. It is simple and easy procedure with minimum possible side-effects.
As it is already known fact that Botox is an approved and prescribed medication which is used in non-surgical cosmetic treatments. It basically restricts the activity of muscles, making them inactive.
In the procedure of calf reduction using Botox, the practitioner or doctor selects certain muscles in the calves which are relaxed. Mainly, gastrocnemius muscle is the cause of bulkiness and muscular appearance. When these muscles become inactive, they start shrinking and progressively become smoother. This results in the reduction of size of the calves. It is important for the patients to note that the regular calf functioning is not restricted and they can carry out their regular activities.
Benefits Of Calf Reduction With Botox
Yes, it is appropriate for everyone who is not satisfied with the size of their calves. It is also important that you must be healthy with no serious illnesses. During the initial consultation, your doctor will ask you about your medical history and will conduct some basic tests to ensure that you are in good condition for Botox calf reduction.
Botox, when injected into calf muscles, induces muscle atrophy. It reduces and shrinks the size of calf muscle with the passage of time.
There can be slight pain and discomfort in the treated area which is quite bearable. Numbing of anaesthetic cream may be used to minimize discomfort.
Treatment is very quick and can take 5minutes. The consultation may require 15-20 minutes.
This depends on the size of your calf muscle. The results of Botox calf reduction appear gradually. Botox shrink the size of the calf muscle overtime creating a smooth and slimmer appearance.
The results are not permanent and but repeated treatments after initial ones are long lasting.
It may take 2-3 months for the results from one treatment to show. Multiple treatments are usually required to achieve the desired results for most individuals with calf muscle hypertrophy.
There are no serious and permanent side effects of the treatment. You may have bruising and depending on the dose mild weakness in the calves but rarely does it cause trouble in daily life.
It is a non-invasive procedure with no down time and regular activities can be resumed instantly after the treatment. There is no scarring and it visibly reduces the prominence of muscular calf muscle.