Nonsurgical Calf Reduction
Calf Botox in Atlanta, GA
When it comes to the lower legs’ muscles, many women feel self-conscious about having bulky-looking calves or uneven calf sizes. As an alternative to surgery, Botox can be used to relax certain muscles, which makes them appear slimmer and more streamlined.
This procedure does not affect the calf function; patients can continue with their regular activities. Relaxing the calf muscles with Botox® can result in a slimmer, more feminine appearance. Botox can make their legs look and feel more symmetrical for women who have larger muscles in one calf than in the other.
To learn more about Non-Surgical Calf Reduction and how it might benefit you, contact Radiance Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine to schedule your consultation with renowned facial plastic surgeon Dr. C. Carson Huynh. We proudly extend our services to our communities in Atlanta and also the neighboring communities of Sandy Springs, Buckhead, Dunwoody, Alpharetta, Kennesaw, Roswell, Johns Creek, Duluth, Lawrenceville, Suwanee, Marietta, Brookhaven, and Cumming Georgia.
What Is Calf Botox?
Botox is an injection that temporarily blocks nerve impulses to the targeted muscles. When it comes to the muscles of the lower legs, many women feel self-conscious about having bulky-looking calves or uneven calf sizes. As an alternative to surgery, Botox can be used to relax certain muscles, which makes them appear slimmer and more streamlined. This procedure does not affect the calf function; patients can continue with their regular activities.
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How Is Calf Botox Performed?
Although Botox injections produce very little discomfort, you may opt to use a numbing topical cream if you like. Then, using a series of syringes, Dr. Huynh will inject Botox evenly and precisely across the gastrocnemius, which is the main calf muscle that creates definition and bulkiness. The entire procedure can be completed in less than one hour. Since Calf Botox is a non-invasive procedure, no special preparations are necessary.
Benefits of Calf Botox
Relaxing the calf muscles with Botox can result in a slimmer, more feminine appearance. For women who have larger muscles in one calf than in the other, Botox can make their legs look and feel more symmetrical. Since the effects of Botox are temporary, Calf Botox offers a chance to “test drive” the muscle shrinkage; if they like the results, they can repeat the Botox injection or elect a more permanent procedure.
Other benefits include:
- Noninvasive procedure
- No scarring
- No downtime for recovery
- Less prominent calf muscles
Is Calf Botox Right for Me?
If you have overly defined calf muscles, bulky calves, uneven calves, or would simply like to have more svelte and sexy legs, then Calf Botox may be right for you. This technique works especially well for patients who are considering more permanent means of calf reduction but would like to “sample” the results first.
Calf Botox Recovery & Cost
After the injections, downtime is minimal. You may return to your normal activities immediately, even going out for a run. The results of your calf reduction will become visible gradually, leading to full results in about three months.
The cost of your Calf Botox procedure will vary depending on the specifics of your case and your treatment goals. For a precise estimate, contact our friendly staff to set up a consultation. We accept cash, credit cards, personal checks, and cashier checks. We also accept financing through CareCredit®.
Why Choose Radiance Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine for Calf Botox
Led by Dr. Huynh, our experienced, professional staff is here to help you turn your dreams into reality. With state-of-the-art technology in a comfortable, welcoming office, we want to hear your aesthetic needs, concerns, and goals so we can help you create an appearance that makes you look as good as you feel. You are our priority!
As a double board-certified cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon, C. Carson Huynh, MD, DMD, FACS is uniquely qualified to help you achieve the calves, you’ve always wanted. His deep interest in the form and function of the human body allows him to approach plastic surgery as an artist, creating attractive aesthetics while preserving mobility and function. Throughout his career, he has earned a reputation for skilled, compassionate care, and his patients recommend him highly.
During your consultation, Dr. Huynh will listen to your treatment goals and desires. He’ll take your medical history and conduct a physical examination, and then explain your treatment options carefully. He will answer any questions you have and help you select the right procedure for you. He’ll also describe the Calf Botox procedure, so you know what to expect. After the consultation, you may arrange a Calf Botox appointment that best fits your schedule. Schedule a consultation today to learn more!
FAQs for Calf Reduction
To retain the results of your calf reduction Botox® treatments, you need maintenance sessions. Typically, these sessions are scheduled four to six months apart. But the actual timeline varies on a case-by-case basis and depends upon how you are reacting to the treatment.
Its temporary nature makes Botox® for calf reduction a flexible treatment. If you do not like the results or want to let go of your new look, you can stop the maintenance injections at any time.
Botox® cosmetic treatments for calf reduction may cost around $300 to $400. However, this is just an estimate and the actual cost for your Botox® treatment may vary. To manage your expectations and make an informed decision, it is important that you get a personalized quote from your Botox® provider.
Often, you can get this estimate during the first consultation. This will let you determine whether you can afford the Botox® treatment or if you need to explore other options. In turn, you can obtain your dream appearance for your legs without putting unnecessary burden on your bank account.
Typically, neuromodulators (Botox® or Dysport) treatment for calf reduction can take anywhere from one to two months to take effect. It is because once the Botox® composition of botulinum toxin is injected within the treatment site, it starts blocking nerve signals from the treated nerves to the brain. In terms of calf reduction, this prevention of dynamic movement reduces the appearance of your gastrocnemius muscle, which is the chief muscle of your calf.
As a result, you can obtain shapelier legs that more closely match your ideal appearance. From there, you can maintain your new look with ongoing Botox® maintenance treatments.
After receiving Botox® or Dysport for calf reduction, you do not have to face excessive downtime. Typically, you can resume your daily activities right after your Botox® treatment. This little to no downtime ensures that you can go about your day-to-day engagements without having to take extensive time off work or your social engagements.
However, you may need to rest for at least one to two days after your neuromodulator treatment if you experience any side effects such as muscle weakness interfering with normal gait. This allows you to steer clear of any possible discomfort, ache, swelling, and bruising. You should follow the personalized advice of your Botox® provider to ensure your comfort after the treatment. This may include taking over-the-counter medicine to reduce pain and not rubbing the treatment site.
While Botox® does not require you to go through a recovery period, you still need to take certain steps before your treatment to ensure you get the results you desire and prevent discomfort.
This includes the practice to steer clear of exercise at least a day before your treatment and avoid alcohol and smoking at least a week before it. You can also discuss additional measures with your Botox® provider to get personalized preparation advice according to your lifestyle.