Calf Slimming with Botox
Learn about calf slimming with Botox
Why Calf Slimming?
Calf slimming with Botox is a growing (shrinking) trend! Even men and women who are in ideal physical shape with a low body mass index (BMI) may struggle to reduce the size of their calves.
Some shorter people and various ethnicities can be genetically predisposed to thicker, bulkier calves.
While calf liposuction is designed to remove fat and slim “cankles” away, muscle mass is often the contributing factor for this body characteristic. Fat reduction for calves is not effective when an overly developed muscle is the root issue.
Calf slimming with Botox can help if your calves are:
- enlarged with minimal contour
- asymmetrical or uneven
- out of proportion with your legs
Botox therapy serves as a simple, safe, and effective alternative to surgery for calf slimming. Imagine slipping on stylish boots or slim jeans again with no discomfort or embarrassment. Botox provides a subtle reduction in calf size with a quick, in-office treatment. Book your consultation today!
Reasons to Choose Calf Slimming with Botox
- Slim calves have long been desirable for women who want elegant, shapely legs. Optimal leg proportions can help people appear slimmer overall.
- Men can also be genetically predisposed to large calves due to their muscle development and can achieve a more proportionate body shape through calf reduction.
Sovereign Skin treats our guests with the industry’s latest non-surgical body-sculpting methods.
Our patients report that some body regions bulk up more or resist slimming when they work out and get toned. Walking, running, and wearing heels can also lead to thicker calves. Though it doesn’t pose a medical problem, the aesthetic result is sometimes undesirable.
These people are searching for surgery-free ways to contour their legs, without scars or a lengthy recovery to worry about.
That’s why Sovereign Skin is pleased to provide calf slimming with Botox, a well-established toxin used for decades in Canada across medical fields. Botox has an excellent safety and satisfaction record, and it’s one of the simplest ways to temporarily reduce muscle bulk for revitalized contours.
How is Botox Calf Slimming in Toronto Done?
At Sovereign Skin, only cosmetic doctors perform our Botox treatments. We believe the key to achieving desired results is skilled, experienced injectors using a personalized approach.
Your calf reduction treatment will take place in one of our stylish, private treatment suites. To begin, your doctor will discuss details of the procedure, what to expect, your vision, and concerns. They’ll map out the calf muscles to be treated and use between 40 and 100 units to achieve the desired size reduction.
The gastrocnemius muscle is most superficial (closer to the surface and visible), and this is the primary muscle we inject. Using thin needles, Botox is deposited evenly where definition and bulk are observed.
What Does Calf Slimming Feel Like?
The sensation described is like pinpricks. Though it’s not usually considered painful, we can apply topical numbing cream to keep you comfortable during treatment.
How Long Does the Treatment Take, and How Long Will it Last?
Calf reduction takes less than an hour, and you will be free to resume daily activities afterward.
When facial muscles are treated with Botox, results can often be seen within 2 weeks. However, larger muscle groups may take 3 to 4 weeks to show the desired results. Your Sovereign doctor might recommend 2 treatments and suggest that you schedule maintenance appointments every 4 to 6 months for a consistent outcome.
When treatment is discontinued, your muscles will gradually regain their previous form.
Are You a Good Candidate for Calf Slimming with Botox?
The best way to learn more is with a consultation to reveal what contributing factors cause your calf contours. Fat reduction can help when excess fat deposits add bulk to the calves and ankles. However, when minimal fat is present, non-surgical Botox treatment for calves is effective for relaxing the larger muscles and slimming their profile.
During the consultation, you will be examined while standing on tiptoes and relaxing, because the way your muscles work affects the shape of your legs. This helps direct your personal treatment plan.
Calf slimming with Botox isn’t advised for patients who have a disease affecting nerves or muscles, a known allergy to neuromodulators, or skin conditions in the region to be treated.
How Long Do Calf Slimming Results Last?
You can expect to enjoy your new calf shape for 4 to 6 months. People usually begin to see the desired size reduction within 2 to 4 weeks. A follow-up appointment to fine-tune your results may be scheduled.
Botox does not provide permanent results, but the effects often last longer when maintenance treatments are kept consistently. Less product is required over time.
Calf Reduction Benefits
- No scars
- No anaesthetic
- No recovery time
- Reduced prominence of calf muscles
- Taller-looking legs
- Better-fitting pants and slim boots
Considerations for Calf-Slimming Botox
You may see minor redness or bruising, which typically resolves within 14 days. If you have bruising concerns, your injector will explain which medications and supplements you should avoid for 2 weeks before the treatment. They may also recommend arnica gel to apply at home.
The medical team at Sovereign Skin in Toronto has an exceptional record for safety and patient satisfaction.
We use a bespoke approach, ensuring that each patient’s treatment is tailored to their needs and goals. Body sculpting is a growing cosmetic medical specialty, but it’s also a transformative art, providing stunning results and few drawbacks.
Recovery After Calf Reduction with Botox
We have great news! You won’t need time off work after calf-slimming injections. That’s because there is no significant downtime associated with Botox. Most patients can immediately return to regular activities like walking. We do recommend that you wait 24 to 48 hours before engaging in physical activity that breaks a sweat, such as going to the gym or saunas. You’ll also be asked to wait 2 to 3 days before waxing your legs, tanning, or leg massages.
For any discomfort post-treatment, an over-the-counter pain reliever can be used, and you may elevate your legs when sleeping if you have discomfort afterward.
Conveniently located in the heart of Toronto, Sovereign is a multifaceted cosmetic surgery and laser clinic with a holistic approach that caters to diverse needs. Our stellar team of medical cosmetic specialists is dedicated to advanced aesthetic medicine with a personalized feel.
We know that improving your appearance often means restored confidence, and even small adjustments can have a highly satisfying impact on our patients.
Our doctors will listen carefully to your questions, apprehensions, and desires so they can offer the best solutions and honest feedback.
If you’re considering calf reduction or you want to learn more about our body-contouring treatments, we invite you to reach out and book a private consultation today.
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If you would like to further learn about what this incredible team of beauty advisors and medical professionals can offer you, please contact Sovereign Skin today to start your journey towards the very best that Canada has to offer!