Jawline Slimming

4 Frequently Asked Questions About Jawline Slimming

What can be treated?

At our Nottingham clinic, we can offer treatments that will reduce the jawline by weakening the masseter/chewing muscles which gives the appearance of a wider lower jaw. It gives a softer angle to the jaw and a more pleasing facial shape.

Botox can be used to weaken these muscles and thereby giving a less square jaw with a softer angle. Botox blocks the action of selected muscles which reduces their power and causes a reduction in muscle size over time.

What happens during the jawline slimming treatment?

A small quantity of toxin is injected into the masseter muscles. Treatment takes only 5-10 minutes to perform.

What can be expected after jawline slimming treatment?

As with any procedure involving needles, there is a small chance of mild bruising or mild transient redness at the site of injection but in most cases these are not seen.

The Botox takes about a 1 week to begin to take effect, when you will first feel some softness of the masseter muscles. At 6 weeks the softened muscles will reduce in size and you will see a reduction in the size of your jaw line.

How long do the effects last?

The effects of the Botox in weakening the muscle typically last about 3-6 months, but in some patients the effects can last longer. Many people find they only require a repeat treatment about once a year before the masseter volume begins to increase again.

30 Minutes


Immediate or 24 Hours Estimated*
3 – 6 Months
Mild Redness, Infection, Bruising, Allergic Reactions (e.g. Swelling)
10 -14 Days
* Results can vary from person to person
Starts From £399

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