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A Quick Guide to Botox- Masseter Hypertrophy

Masseter Hypertrophy is the enlargement of the masseter muscle (not to be confused with large jawlines). This uncommon condition can happen bilaterally or unilaterally. Patients who suffer from it commonly have complaints about the symmetry of their face, but Masseter Hypertrophy can do more than just make the face look irregular. It can also cause more serious problems, such as bruxism or grinding of the teeth, trismus or the spasming of jaw muscles, and protrusion. Botox is currently the primary solution for resolving this issue.

When injected, the compounds found in Botox cause the muscles to relax. Most people associate Botox with treating wrinkles and lines, but it is also used for treating problems such as eye twitching, excessive sweating, and gummy smiles. Before you look for a place to get a Botox shot, it is best to consult with a dermatologist.

There are excellent clinics that offer high-quality treatments. More importantly, clinics have qualified dermatologists that can assess your case before recommending a solution. In some cases, you might not even need a Botox. There are different types of Botox available, and a dermatologist will be able to tell you which one is best suited for your condition.

Botox may be approved by food and drug administrations but the wrong administration can lead to horrific results. It can cause itching and rashes to people who are allergic to it. If a clinic does not offer consultations and simply offers straight-up treatments, go to another place.

When seeking Botox treatment Masseter Hypertrophy, be sure to check the credentials of the dermatologist that will be administering your Botox shot. Make sure that the dermatologist is certified and experienced. He or she should be able to show you before and after photos of their previous clients who also undergone Botox as a treatment for Masseter Hypertrophy.


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