Op. Dr. Burak Pasinlioglu

Clinic Address

Harbiye Mah. Mim Kemal Öke Cad. Erenler Apt. No:12 Daire: 1 Nişantaşı, Şişli - İstanbul

Phone Number

+90 212 706 9075

E-mail Address

[email protected]

Masseter Botox

Masseter Botox
Masseter Botox

F.A.Q.

Masseter Botox

Doctor Details

Op. Dr. Burak PASİNLİOĞLU graduated from Ankara Science High School in 2006 and Ankara University Faculty of Medicine in 2013. In 2019, he completed his residency at Gazi University Plastic Surgery Clinic; He received the title of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon. In 2020, he received the European Plastic Surgery Recognition (EBOPRAS). Since 2021, he has been accepting patients in his private practice.

What is Masseter Botox?

Masseter Botox procedure is a cosmetic treatment aimed at relaxing the jaw muscles and improving jaw aesthetics without surgery. In this procedure, botulinum toxin is used to reduce the activity of the jaw muscles, resulting in a thinner jawline and enhanced facial symmetry. It is commonly chosen to alleviate jaw clenching issues, soften jaw contours, and achieve a more youthful and balanced facial appearance.

Who Can Benefit From Masseter Botox Procedure?

Individuals seeking Masseter Botox treatment typically experience prominent jawlines, excessive muscle development, or jaw clenching problems. However, it's important for those considering the procedure to have no allergy to the botulinum toxin and to be in good overall health. Pregnant or breastfeeding women, individuals with chronic health conditions, or those allergic to the botulinum toxin should not undergo this procedure.

How is the Masseter Botox Procedure Performed?

The Masseter Botox procedure typically begins with cleansing and numbing the area. Then, botulinum toxin is injected into specific points using fine needles. This procedure aims to reduce the activity of the masseter muscles to slim down the jawline and address jaw clenching issues. The procedure usually takes between 10-20 minutes and patients can typically resume their daily activities immediately afterward.

Post-Treatment Care for Masseter Botox

After the procedure, patients are advised to take certain precautions. For example, massaging the jaw area should be avoided for the first 24 hours, and extreme hot or cold foods should be avoided. Additionally, excessive jaw movements should be avoided for the first few days, and the face should be protected from exaggerated facial expressions. Sun exposure should be minimized, and caution should be exercised when using skincare products. Swelling or mild bruising may occur after the procedure, but these effects typically subside within a few days.

Effects and Results of the Procedure

The effects of the Masseter Botox procedure typically begin to manifest within a few days and reach full effect within 2-3 weeks. During this time, patients may notice a slimming of the jawline and a reduction in jaw clenching issues. However, the duration of the effect may vary from person to person and generally lasts between 3-6 months. To maintain the effects of the procedure long-term, it is recommended to repeat it at regular intervals.

These insights provide a general understanding of the Masseter Botox procedure and underscore the importance of consulting with a doctor to create a personalized treatment plan for each patient.

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