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Reversing Bad Botox Injections

When Botox injections go wrong, it can have a severe impact on facial aesthetics. This may be the result of turning to someone who is not a qualified plastic surgeon. Although it is not technically possible to reverse Botox injections, Dr. Maurice M. Khosh may be able to offer you non-surgical solutions to even out the effects and improve the appearance of the treated area.

It is important to only trust Botox injections to a reputable provider who understands how the muscles react to injections. Dr. Maurice Khosh is a highly qualified specialist in the areas of facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.

When you receive Botox as a treatment from Dr. Khosh, he draws from extensive experience as a plastic surgeon who is dual certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery.

There are a number of common results that Dr. Khosh would expect to see from bad Botox injections. A completely expressionless face – otherwise known as “frozen face” – is the classic impression most people have of bad Botox. An experienced and skilled plastic surgeon of Dr. Khosh’s caliber understands the anatomy of the face and can limit the freezing of facial features with precision Botox injections.

The quizzical eyebrow, which is reminiscent of Mr. Spock from Star Trek, is another example of Botox gone wrong. One or both eyebrows are raised, giving the impression of someone who is permanently in a state of puzzlement. Fortunately, this undesirable appearance can be erased with precise injection of additional Botox into the overactive muscles which are causing the peaked elevation of the outer brow.

A more problematic manifestation of poor Botox treatment is a droopy eyelid. This complication occurs due to unintended seepage of Botox into the muscle which elevates the eyelid. Dr. Khosh can help to improve the appearance of the droopy eyelid by prescribing eye drops that help to stimulate a secondary muscle that elevates the eyelid.

Correcting Injections That Used Too Much Facial Filler

Although the terms “Botox” and “facial fillers” are commonly used interchangeably, they are not the same thing. If too much Botox is used, the effects are not reversible. However, Dr. Maurice Khosh is an accomplished plastic surgeon who can offer a consultation to determine whether there are any cosmetic solutions to balance out the impact of bad Botox.

Unlike Botox, too much volume resulting from overuse of facial fillers can be reversed in many cases. Dr. Khosh can use hyaluronidase to precisely target the undesired effects and reverse the impact of too much facial or cheek volume by dissolving the hyaluronic acid gel facial fillers. Often times partial dissolution of excess filler will resolve the issue; other times complete dissolution of the fillers will be necessary to allow re-injection into proper anatomic locations. This approach is often necessary for correction of overfilled lips. A consultation with Dr. Khosh will allow him to offer recommendations for correcting bad cosmetic work.

Consult With a Qualified Plastic Surgeon for Botox

The only way to avoid bad Botox is by trusting an experienced facial plastic surgeon to carry out the procedure. Dr. Khosh not only has the academic qualifications as a sub-specialist in cosmetic and functional surgery, but he also has extensive experience in delivering optimal outcomes for patients based on a focused consultation.

The next time you want to make aesthetic improvements to your face or neck in New York, make Dr. Maurice M. Khosh your primary provider. He understands the anatomy of the face and how tissue, muscle, fat and connective tissues react to Botox and dermal filler injections. With a long history in plastic surgery, Dr. Khosh can achieve the desired results for patients who have had a poor experience with Botox in the past. You will have your faith restored in cosmetic treatments for creating a rejuvenated look when you choose Dr. Maurice M. Khosh as your trusted plastic surgeon.

Reach out to Dr. Khosh and his team if you have had previous Botox or dermal fillers that fell short of your expectations. Dr. Khosh is an accomplished provider of Botox and other procedures to enhance aesthetics.

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What Dr. Khosh's Patients Say


Based on 174 reviews

Meredith G.
Saw Dr. Khosh for a fractured nose. He reset my nose beautifully (and with little discomfort to me) and then discussed some of my sinus issues with me upon my follow up visit. Never felt like he was rushing me out and felt very confident in his abilities. I would highly recommend to anyone needing plastic or reconstructive options!
Jackie C.
Great front office, really good experience after what was a terrible accident. I was made to feel comfortable. Dr. Khosh is very good at what he does. I'm still healing but I'm confident of the results
Kaitlin M.
Dr. Khosh takes exceptional care of his patients. He has operated on me twice, each time making me feel extremely comfortable and satisfied with the results. His staff is also very kind and knowledgeable.
Diana G.
Dr. Khosh & his staff Susan & Christine are absolutely amazing! They were so supportive & helpful from beginning to end & they are just wonderful people. Thank you guys I truly appreciate everything you guys have done for me. I would recommend them to anyone & everyone!
Joann M.
After visiting and being evaluated by several doctors, I kept going back to Dr. Khosh. His tranquil spirit and professionalism were captivating. Thank you for a job well done and keeping me calm throughout the entire process. A special thanks to your staff Susan and Christine for all of their support as well. Hi highly recommend Dr. Khosh.
Leah G.
Upon hearing of the overwhelmingly positive experience a friend of mine had in choosing Dr. Khosh as her surgeon, I decided to make an appointment for my own septoplasty/rhinoplasty/turbinate reduction. Although I was slightly skeptical as the praise I had heard seemed a bit hyperbolic, all uncertainty dissipated after meeting the Doctor and his staff. My pre- and post-operative experience was excellent in terms of concerns adequately addressed prior to the surgery and mitigation of any bruising in the convalescent period. Despite my apparent predisposition to rather slower healing, a year after the surgery, my nose looks really pretty and my breathing entirely unobstructed! I highly recommend Dr. Khosh!
Courtney G.
AMAZING!!!!!! I had Dr Khosh perform lipo on my chin/neck and my result is unbelievable! Better than I could have expected! I met with a couple of surgeons and the second I met with Dr Khosh I knew he was the one I was going with. He was compassionate and explained every detail of what would take place during the surgery and what to expect during recovery. I even emailed a few times during recovery with various questions and he got right back to me asap which was really comforting! I honestly fully recommend Dr Khosh, he did an amazing job and is an amazing person.
Frieda S.
i can finally breathe!! Dr. Khosh made the entire experience a breeze, it was truly a pleasure to be under his care. I am forever thankful and highly recommend him. Not only does his work speak for himself, but he has excellent bedside manner. His kindness and patience is above and beyond. He takes the time to answer to every question you have to help you understand the process while at the same time making you feel so comfortable. From the first consultation i knew i was in good hands. I am so pleased with the result and forever thankful.
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