Botox Calf Reduction Treatment London | Botox Slimmer Legs Harley Street
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    2-3 Weeks | 3-4 Months
    Multiple sessions may be required

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    10-15 mins

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    Allergic Reactions, Bruises,
    Swelling, Eyebrow/eyelid dropping

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Botox Calf Reduction Overview | Side Effects | Prices

The calf muscle is a prominent human body feature, significantly influencing its overall appearance. Excessively large or bulky calf muscles can disrupt body proportion, leading to aesthetic concerns and diminished self-confidence. In instances where the calves appear disproportionately large, Botox calf reduction offers an effective solution. This procedure can elegantly reshape the calves, restoring balance and enhancing the aesthetic harmony of the legs, thereby boosting self-esteem and comfort in one’s own body.

Individuals with heavy, bulky, and muscular calves often face challenges in wearing their preferred outfits, such as dresses, short skirts, skinny jeans, or tall boots. This can be a significant concern for those desiring a certain look. Botox calf reduction emerges as the perfect solution for those seeking slimmer legs.

Calf Reduction For Slimmer Lower Legs

The Main Objective Of Calf Reduction Is To Achieve A Balanced And Sleek Leg Contour. The Muscle Reduction Is Performed Gradually Over A Series Of Sessions

Bulky Calves Are Not Just An Aesthetic Issue For Some; They Can Also Be A Medical Concern, Potentially Hindering Blood Circulation And Compressing Arteries In The Lower Leg.

Botox Calf Reduction Offers A Non-Surgical Approach To Slenderizing The Lower Limbs. This Method Stands Apart From Surgical Interventions Like Muscle Resection, Nerve Ablation, Or Liposuction, Providing Noticeable And Lasting Results Without The Need For Invasive Procedures.

How Does The Procedure Work?

Botulinum toxin (Botox) acts as a neuromuscular inhibitor and is carefully administered to specific areas of the calves. To be more exact, the calf comprises two primary muscles, known as the gastrocnemius muscle, each consisting of a medial and lateral head. Our skilled physicians meticulously identify and mark the precise locations for injection.

The Botox is then injected with precision and efficiency. In the subsequent weeks, Botox begins to relax the superficial layer of the muscle while preserving the underlying muscle activity essential for everyday movement.

Since the relaxed portion of the muscle is no longer actively engaged, the body gradually reduces its size through natural atrophy over months, culminating in a more refined calf contour.

Botox Calf Reduction Price

  • Male: £700
  • Female: £600

Alternative to Calf Reduction Surgery

Calf Botox has become the preferred alternative to surgical reduction because it doesn’t involve any cuts or leave any scars. While it may take a little longer to see the slimming results, the advantage is that there’s no need to take a break from your daily life after the treatment. Plus, it offers a more precise way to achieve beautifully sculpted calves.

Botox calf reduction before and after

  • Slimmer calves
  • Reduction in compression syndrome (if)
  • Quick and easy procedure
  • No scarring, No down time

Expert-Led Slimmer Calves

The calf muscle needs a higher dose of Botox because it is bigger. Moreover, calf reduction demands high precision; experienced professionals must perform this procedure.

“Cosmedocs has been performing calf botox since 2008 to slim the legs for cosmetic & asymmetry concerns”

Minor Side Effects
Non-surgical treatments such as calf reduction by Botox injection carry some side effects such as:

  • Redness
  • Discolouration
  • Slight discomfort
  • Swelling

Although rare, in case of severe complications, you must seek medical help immediately.

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How Does Botox Calf Reduction Work?

A detailed consultation takes place before the treatment. It involves examining your calf muscles, expectations, medical history, and possible outcomes of the procedure.

Very fine needles are used to inject Botox into the muscles. The Gastrocnemius muscle is responsible for bulky and thick calves. Botox, therefore, helps to reduce the size of these muscles and make them smoother. 

It is important to note that your calf muscles will continue to function normally. Therefore, you can continue your regular activities after the treatment.

calf reduction treatment with botox

Botox Calf Reduction Before and After

Before Calf Reduction Procedure

A detailed consultation with your doctor is essential to understand risks and complications. 

It is best to have realistic expectations from a non-surgical procedure, and aftercare must be ensured.

Aftercare for Calf Reduction

  • Avoid rigorous exercise and resistance training for at least 2 weeks of injections
  • Activities that may involve heat, such as hot baths, sauna rooms and laser treatments must be avoided
  • Avoid massaging or manipulating the treatment area.
  • Pain can be reduced using painkillers such as Tylenol 
  • Avoid drinking alcohol for a few days after the treatment.

Advantages of Calf Reduction By Botox Injections

Patients have reported a boost of self-confidence, enhanced appearance and a sense of well being through calf reduction treatments. 

Calf reduction by Botox injections provides the following benefits to its recipients, such as:

  • Successful calf reduction procedures can provide legs with the slim and defined transition from ankle to calves.
  • The short duration of the procedure
  • Elevates self-image and confidence
  • Little downtime
  • Little No cutting or incisions involved
  • Botox injections provide better results than liposuction as it targets muscles
  • No significant risks or complications attached to the procedure


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Disadvantages of Calf Reduction By Botox Injections

Compared to surgical interventions, the drawbacks of Botox for slimming bulky and thick calves seem minimal. Botox offers a non-surgical method for contouring the calves, but it’s essential to be aware of the following:


  • Botox treatments for calf reduction typically require multiple initial sessions, with each session spaced 3-4 months apart, to achieve long-lasting results.
  • The initial cost of Botox treatments can be high, although it is generally lower than surgical alternatives.
  • Mild side effects, such as bruising, may occur post-procedure. These can usually be managed with cold compresses to minimize discomfort and speed up recovery.

Botox Calf Reduction is a safe, less risky and effective treatment to achieve slim and contour legs with little downtime.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Calf Reduction Right For Me?

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.

How Does The Botox Reduce The Size Of The Calves?

Botox, when injected into calf muscles, induces muscle atrophy. It reduces and shrinks the size of calf muscle with the passage of time.

Is Botox Calf Reduction Painful?

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.

How Long Does It Take To Complete The Treatment?

Treatment is very quick and can take 5minutes. The consultation may require 15-20 minutes.

How Long Does It Take For The Results To Show Full Effect?

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.

Are The Results Of Botox Calf Reduction Permanent?

The results are not permanent and but repeated treatments after initial ones are long lasting.

How Much Reduction In Calf Size Should I Expect As A Result Of Treatment?

The outcome of Botox calf reduction varies based on the initial size of your calf muscles. The effects of Botox unfold over time, progressively slimming down the muscle for a sleeker look. Think of it in terms of T-shirt sizes: if your calves start at an XL, you might need 2-3 sessions to go down to a size L, and a few more if you’re aiming for an M.

What Are The Side Effects Of Treatment?

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.

What Are The Advantages Of Botox Calf Reduction?

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.

Why CosmeDocs?

CosmeDocs is a renowned name in the industry of cosmetics. Our clinics located in Harley Street (London), Derby, Nottingham, and Portsmouth are well equipped and modern practices. CosmeDocs are also well-known trainers to physicians from around the globe.

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