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How many units of BOTOX are allowed on the forehead?

BOTOX is delivered in units. Every unit of BOTOX is mixed with a saline solution before injection. Each area that can be treated with BOTOX has a maximum number of units possible. For the forehead, a maximum of 20 units is allowed per treatment session.

How do I know how much BOTOX I will need?

The amount of BOTOX units necessary to smooth deep forehead lines varies from person to person. Our highly trained nurses will evaluate your facial skin and muscles before any injections. We pride ourselves on our minimal approach and for consistently achieving smooth, natural-looking results. In determining the quantity of BOTOX to inject, several factors will be evaluated:

  • Previous BOTOX treatments and results
  • Using the minimum amount required to obtain optimal results
  • Your facial muscles
  • The depth and number of your forehead creases

How long will the results last?

BOTOX treatments for deep forehead wrinkles typically last for about three months. When larger muscle groups are injected with BOTOX, such those in the forehead, the smoothing effect is slightly shorter than when injected into smaller muscles. BOTOX injections to smooth crow’s feet, where the muscles are smaller, lasting up to four months. The longevity of the results can also depend on how long you have been receiving BOTOX treatments. The facial muscles will gradually “train” themselves to contract less frequently. Some patients can experience their results lasting for up to six months after undergoing years of BOTOX treatments.

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Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

Avalon Laser considers the health and safety of our patients, employees and families our top priority. We have been monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic very closely and want to do our part to ensure the best outcome. For this reason, in the interest of the health and welfare of our clients and our staff, we have decided to temporarily close our Carlsbad and San Diego locations, effective March 18, 2020 until further notice from the Federal Government and the State of California.

During these challenging circumstances, we want to reassure our clients that any discounts, specials or other promotions will be honored and that we will do our utmost to maintain appointment schedules in a manner that provide our clients with the best results, while also complying with the safety directives. We will continue to monitor this situation closely and provide updates as they become available.

Your health and well-being are our top priority. Thank you for your patience and trust in Avalon Laser. We look forward to serving you again soon.

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