One of the most common questions that people ask is, How many units of Botox do I need? The answer depends on your needs and the area of your face that you want to treat. Allergan the company suggests that when treating the frown lines (between the brows [ aka. The # 11’s] the forehead, and the crow’s feet [ around the eyes’- that the average number of units suggested is 64 units. However, all people are unique and require a different amount.
You may hear us say Dosage equals duration. Meaning, the more number of Botox units used, the outcome commonly lasts longer.
As with any cosmetic treatment, you should consult with your provider at Glow Theory to determine the proper dosage. Since the neurotoxin is an active ingredient, the dosage calculated using units (the number of units in a vial). Units are important because they ensure that the right amount of neurotoxin used to treat the area.