Do Horizontal Forehead Lines need multiple Botox Units?
A local doctor in my area is having a deal on Botox Units and I am wondering how many people typically need for Forehead lines. I am a 39-year-old woman that has had a large amount of sun exposure of the years. What is a safe bet for how many units I would need?
This of course will depend on what we see on exam if you are seen for a consultation. A good ballpark for many patients is 10-20 units for the forehead excluding the glabella (frown lines), which often need 15-20 units depending on the patient, goals, muscle mass, etc.
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The average number of units used to treat the forehead has decreased over the last 10 years in my practice to about 6 units. The range is 3 to 18 units. Patients are wanting to keep their brows elevated (means less units) and are satisfied with improvement of the horizontal lines not having them go all away.