A chin pitting treatment with botox is a quick and virtually painless procedure. Before treatment begins, the doctor will inform you about the process and what to expect. After taking preliminary photographs and filling out the necessary forms, the area around the chin is cleaned and disinfected. Small amounts of botox are injected into the muscles around the chin pits, softening them and improving the texture of the skin. After treatment, you can immediately resume your normal activities.
Chin pits, also known as “mental pits” or “golf ball pits,” refer to small dents or pits that can form on the chin. Botox can help by relaxing the muscles in the chin, making pits less visible.
In general, most people experience minimal pain or discomfort during botox treatment for chin pitting. The treatment is performed using a very fine needle, and if desired, a local anesthetic can be applied to minimize any discomfort.
Results can vary, but generally the results of a botox treatment for chin pitting last up to 3-4 months. After this period, follow-up treatment may be necessary to maintain the desired effect.
As with other botox treatments, some possible side effects may occur, such as mild swelling, redness or bruising at the injection site. These side effects are usually temporary and disappear within a few days.
Yes, botox treatment for chin pitting can be combined with other cosmetic treatments to achieve an overall improvement in the chin contour such as with fillers. Your doctor can discuss appropriate options with you based on your individual needs.
Botox treatment for chin pitting is designed to relax the muscles in the chin, but it will not completely affect your natural facial expressions. It makes the chin appear smoother and pits less visible, while still allowing you to smile and talk normally.
Results can vary, but generally the first results are visible within a few days to a week after treatment. The final result usually becomes fully visible after about two weeks.
Yes, after botox treatment for chin pitting, you can resume your normal activities immediately. No recovery time is generally required.
Almost anyone who is bothered by chin pitting may qualify for botox treatment. However, it is important to have a consultation with a qualified physician to assess your specific situation and discuss whether treatment is right for you.