MicroBotox for Rosacea
What is MicroBotox?
MicroBotox is the injection of very small amounts (0.05 cc) of dilute Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA) superficially into the skin. When used in this fashion, one can take advantage of the effects of Botox on the skin without concern for the effects on the muscles of facial expression. A typical concentration is 1.4 to 2.5U/0.1 cc, or dilutions of 100U Botox in 4 to 7 cc of diluent.
How is MicroBotox used for Rosacea?
MicroBotox for the treatment of rosacea uses small doses of dilute Botox spaced about 0.5 cm apart and injected intradermally. Eight to 15 units per cheek is typically used.
What can I expect from MicroBotox for Rosacea?
Decreased flushing, erythema, and inflammation will typically be noted within one week and persist for up to three months. In addition, the use of MicroBotox can result in decreased sebum production and decreased sebaceous gland activity on the face, as well as a decrease in the appearance of pore size.
Can I use MicroBotox for Rosacea with Laser?
You can combine MicroBotox for rosacea with Vbeam laser or IPL. However, it is possible that you will not need laser with MicroBotox.
Schedule a MicroBotox consultation for rosacea today at SOMA Skin & Laser 973-763-7546