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I have very strong temporal bulging on both sides caused by

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I have very strong temporal bulging on both sides caused by temporal muscle hypertrophy, so that the area from just behind the eyes over the zygomatic bone to the region behind the ears is overdeveloped (the whole temporal muscle).

How much Botox Units do I need per side to achieve a successful atrophy ?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Plastic Surgery
Expert:  Doctor Natasha replied 3 years ago.

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Hello

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Generally you would want to err on the higher side, since it is a strong muscle group

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so, probably around 10 to 12.5 units each side.

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to start with. If you do not feel that is enough, you can repeat it in 3 weeks.

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You don't want to obliterate the muscle completely, just take care of the over effect

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I hope that this helped

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Ok thank you so far !

As one get up to 25 infections each side just for the masseter muscle shrinking, it looks pretty few to me.
I heard somewhere, that at my case ( not masseter, but temporal ) about 50 units per side are needed, as the area is ca. palm-sized.

But if you are sure that 10 - 12,5 units would shrink the thickness of that muscle, I would be very happy, because one unit costs me about 10€ ( ~13$)

The area is overdeveloped because of strong teeth clenching and I've problems helmets etc...

Thank you again !!
Expert:  Doctor Natasha replied 3 years ago.
Hi Anel
It may take about 25 units on each side- as mentioned before- you need to start in progression- start with 12.5 then repeat in 3 weeks.

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