Oversized muscular calves are indeed a common problem in Asians. Large calves can be caused by exercises, sports, or wearing high heels on a frequent basis. Since botulinum toxin has been proved that it is a successful treatment for masseteric hypertrophy, now botulinum toxin A therapy becomes a simple therapeutic alternative to surgery without interrupting daily life to achieve the appropriate, reliable reduction in the muscle thickness, and significantly improve of the appearance of the calf contour.
ADVANTAGES OF CALF MUSCLE INJECTIONS
It is an effective and safe way to deal with the problem of calf muscle hypertrophy. After having the botulinum toxin injection, you can get the reduction in the prominence and size of calf muscle without scar and down time. Eventually, the outcome of calf reduction can give you a balanced, more feminine contour of the calves.
WHAT IS THE PROCEDURE?
Calf reduction by botox injections can create noticeable and lasting effects for patients who desire a slimmer lower leg. During the treatment, you will be asked to flex calf muscles to help determine areas of injection, then our practitioners will use a series of syringes to carefully inject evenly across the gastrocnemius muscle. Normally, this procedure can often be performed in under an hour and the outcome of slim and contour the calf muscles can be achieved.
THE RESULT YOU CAN EXPECT
Basically, botulinum toxin works by preventing the release of the neurotransmitter from the nerve endings and stopping specific muscle fibres from contracting. The results can be seen almost within 2 weeks, as the fast-acting Botox injections allow certain parts of the calf muscles to settle, and shrink slightly over time. Usually, the results of slimmer would be the most obvious within 2 months after the injection.
After the treatment, you can immediately return to normal activities. Results of more contoured calves can last up to 4 to 6 months. In order to maintain results, we suggest you to have repeat treatments as and when they are required.
THE KEY POINTS
- Only had minor pain feeling during the injection.
- The entire procedure was less time consuming.
- This treatment is simple to conduct and requires no surgical skill.
- Fast-acting Botox injections show immediate results within 2 weeks.
- The Final results of slimmer can be seen within 2 months after the injection.
- There is no recovery period required.
- It is barely invasive and does not leave scars.
- Reshaping your legs to achieve thin legs with a desirable curvature.
Is this treatment safe?
Botulinum toxin therapy is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments available. Various of clinical researchers have proven that botulinum toxin A has been a useful ingredient in the treatment of benign masseteric hypertrophy with correction of the squared facial appearance and the reduction of enlarged calf muscles.
What can I expect from my treatment?
The injections show immediate results within 2 weeks. Then, you can see the final results of slimmer and reduction within 2 months. However, the botulinum toxin injection provides only temporary result, so we recommend to have repeated treatment once every 6 months.
What is the recovery time?
Because this is a gentle and minimally-invasive procedure , there is no recovery or downtime at all. You will find this to be a convenient treatment that has fast results.
THE BRANDS WE USE
Azzalure®, botulinum toxin type A, has been available in the U.K. since the early 1990s as the brand name Dysport®, which has licensed for various indications in 67 countries worldwide, including the United Kingdom and many European markets. It works effectively especially on wide range of muscles, such as calves and shoulder areas.
Bocouture®, which is a brand from Germany, has been available in the U.K since 2008. It gained approval for cosmetic use in the UK in July 2010 and is able to provide similar results to those achievable with the other products without the risk of antibody formation.
Botox® Cosmetic has quickly became one of the world’s most recognized and iconic brands. Approved for use in various countries, it has become the No.1 selling treatment of its kind around the world. The safety and effectiveness profile have been proven in a variety of published research and articles, so it is also a good choice for your treatment.
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