How Much BOTOX® Cosmetic Will I Need?

If you don’t have much experience with BOTOX Cosmetic, you may be unclear as to how much (how many units) and where on the face you might want to get it.  When you come in for a BOTOX consultation at our facial plastic surgery practice near San Francisco, our staff will answer any questions and create a customized treatment plan to meet your specific goals and needs. In the meantime, here is a primer on BOTOX.

How much BOTOX will I need for different treatment areas


BOTOX Units Per Treatment Area

Though your required units may vary, here is an overview of how much BOTOX you’ll need to treat each area of your face:

  • Eyebrow Lift (2-5 units)
  • Forehead Lines (10-30 units)
  • Frown or Glabellar Lines (10-25 units)
  • Crow’s Feet (5-15 per side)
  • Bunny or Nasals Lines (5-10 units)
  • Smile Lift or Corners of the Mouth (3-6 units)
  • Dimpled Chin (2-6 units)

Interested in the difference BOTOX can make in your look? Visit our before-and-after photo gallery.

If you have any other questions about BOTOX treatments here in the San Francisco Bay Area, please contact us online or give our Palo Alto office a call at (650) 327-3232.

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