Botulinum Toxin for the Neck

  • Luciana R. Patricio Linhares
  • Adilson Da Costa


Botulinum toxin for the neck has found widespread use in the last few years in the attempt to enhance face and neck appearance.

This chapter aims to elucidate the indications of the procedure, helping choose the adequate candidate, as well as guide the reader through the step-by-step technique and management of possible complications.


Botulin toxin Neck Mandibular contour Nefertiti lift Neck rejuvenation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luciana R. Patricio Linhares
    • 1
  • Adilson Da Costa
    • 2
  1. 1.Sociedade Brasileira de Dermatologia (SBD)São PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Instituto de Assistência Médica ao Servidor Público Estadual, Tenured International Professor and Mentor for PhD and MSc ProgramsSão PauloBrazil

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