Slimmer calves can be achieved safely and effectively with calf reduction botox or dysport injections.
Bulky calves that make you feel awkward when you are wearing skirts or shorts?
Calf reduction injections can help to feminize your legs, creating a gentler contour from the knees to the ankle.
One of the key benefits of calf reduction using botox injections is that surgery is not required.
How does Calf Reduction Botox work?
The goal of a calf reduction by Botox injections is to slim and contour your calf muscles.
Calf reduction botox or dysport works by temporarily weakening your calf muscles which leads to controlled atrophy or shrinkage of your calf muscles.
Compared to surgical treatments, Botox injections are less invasive than surgical muscle resection of the calf muscle, liposuction or nerve ablation.
Botox injections can still create noticeable and temporary effects for patients who desire a slimmer lower leg.
How many units of Botox do I need for Calf reduction?
50 to 100 units of Botox or 100 to 200 units of Dysport are needed for calf reduction .
The target muscle is the gastrocnemius muscle. This is the most superficial calf muscle that is responsible for bulkiness and definition of your calves.
How is calf reduction botox performed?
After numbing cream is applied, Botox or Dysport will be carefully injected evenly across the gastrocnemius muscle in a series of multiple tiny injections.
This procedure can often be performed in under an hour.
How many sessions of calf reduction injections do I need?
You might require 1 to 2 treatment sessions to see noticeable results.
How long will the results of calf reduction injections last?
Maintenance calf reduction treatments are needed every 4 to 6 months to see continued effects.
How long do I take to recover from calf reduction botox injections?
There is minimal to no recovery time associated with this procedure.
Most patients are able to return to normal activity, like walking, almost immediately.
We recommend to wait 24-48 hours before resuming intense physical activity or exercise.
Are there any precautions that I need to take before treatment?
No, there are no dietary or physical activity restrictions before treatment.
When can I see the results of calf reduction botox injections?
The results of calf reduction botox injection take 2-4 weeks to be obvious. The results of calf reduction injections are not instant as it takes time for the muscles to absorb the calf reduction injections and for the muscles to atrophy (shrink).
Ideal Candidate for Calf Reduction Injections
The ideal candidate for calf muscle reduction with Botox injections is one who unhappy with the contours of their lower legs but is not keen for calf reduction using surgical methods.
What are the side effects of calf reduction botox injections?
The most common side effects of calf reduction by Botox injections include redness, pain or discomfort at the sites of injection.
What is the price of calf reduction botox in Singapore?
The price of calf reduction botox is from $1500 at Sozo Aesthetic Clinic at One Raffles Place, Singapore.
All treatments are performed by Dr Justin Boey, international physician trainer for Dysport by Galderma.