Microdroplet botulinum toxin: A review

Rajat Kandhari, Ishmeet Kaur*, Jyoti Gupta, Firas Al-Niaimi

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Abstract

Microbotox is the administration of multiple microdroplets of botulinum toxin in intradermal plane. It is increasingly becoming popular owing to its more favorable outcome and better safety profile than the conventional technique. The intention is to treat fine lines and wrinkles without imparting an undesired 'frozen face like' appearance. Besides facial rejuvenation, it has found its way into the management of other indications such as rosacea, hyperhidrosis, keloid, and seborrhea. Being a relatively newer method, knowledge about the various dilution methods, desired volume, and correct depth of injection involved in this technique remain scarce. In this article, the authors have highlighted various indications, procedures, adverse effects, and contraindications of microbotox.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of cutaneous and aesthetic surgery
Volume15
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)101-107
Number of pages7
ISSN0974-2077
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Aug 2022

Bibliographical note

Copyright: © 2022 Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery.

Keywords

  • Botulinum toxin
  • facelift
  • facial wrinkles
  • mesobotox
  • microbotox
  • microdroplet technique

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