Botulinum Toxin for Forehead

  • Beatriz Rosmaninho Caldeira Avé
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Part of the Clinical Approaches and Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology book series (CAPCD)


Today botulinum toxin is considered a gold standard cosmetic procedure for the frontal lines, and although different brands have been introduced to the market, understanding the individual mimics and real muscle extension lead to a differentiated natural outcome. For good and beautiful features, the patient must be evaluated dynamically and other issues must be considered such as the brow level, the facial and rhytids asymmetry as well as muscle hypertrophy and extension. Based on these individuality, the doctor might be comfortable to rapidly classify the lines and predict the distribution of the sites to determine the amount of botulinum toxin to be injected to each one. The physician’s aim is a natural look and a long-term treatment, not only to minimize the rhytids, but to prevent the deep forehead lines. Different clinical presentations require an individual analysis and planning to show different results between highly trained professionals and non-physicians.


Botulinum Toxin Forehead Frontal Forehead Lines Rhytids 


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  1. 1.Rio de JaneiroBrazil

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