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How much does Botox cost?

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There are several common ways to charge for Botox.  It is commonly charged per unit of Botox.  A unit is a measure of biologic activity.  Some places charge by the area.  At Surgical Artistry, we chose to charge by the Unit of Botox.

However, charging by the unit is hard to comprehend how much it costs if it's your first time getting Botox.   Thus, we have converted on this page our usual per-unit charge of Botox to the cost of Botox per area.

Repeated regular visits are recommended for best results.  We recommend a return visit every 3 months to keep the effects of Botox active.

Please call us for the most current pricing of Botox (per unit).

Webpage to help calculate costs of Botox


Chart of Most Common Cost of Botox and Range of Botox pricing per Area

Prices gathered from June 2018, Surgical Artistry, Modesto, CA.  The price may fluctuate but the # of units of Botox would most likely stay the same.  The price chart is converted to the units chart below.  Also note that Botox around the lips (mouth) is not the same as getting fillers (ie. Juvederm) in the lips.  I have found several patients confused by the differences between Botox and Fillers.  In general, we can think of Botox as relaxing muscles, and fillers act to plump up the skin or lips.  The page here is dedicated to Botox usage and effects.

Location of Botox injection Most Common
cost of Botox
Cost Range
Area between the eyes (Glabellar area) $258 $155-$310
Crows feet (both) $310 $155-$413
Forehead $155 $104-$310
Around the mouth (top and bottom) $104 $52-$207
Dimpling of the chin $129 $104-$181
Vertical neck bands (each) $78 $78-$104
Jowls (both) $155  
Down turn of the mouth (both) $52 $52-$104



Chart of Most Common Units used of Botox and Range per Area

Location Most Common Botox Units Common Botox Units Range
Area between the eyes 20 12-24
Crows feet (both) 24 12-32
Forhead 12 6-24
Around the mouth (top and bottom) 8 4-16
Dimpling of the chin 10 8-12
Vertical neck bands (each) 6 6-8
Jowels (both) 12  
Down turn of the mouth (both) 4 4-8

Finding the Average cost of Botox

$464 for 36 Units of Botox (average)

In 2018, I looked through several charts over the course of one month and found that 36 units is the average number of units obtained by each Botox patient.  Although, I think most patients probably would benefit the most from 56 units of Botox which would cost $721.28 - if I were able to do my "dream" botox injections for the patients.

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I hope the information above helps you figure out a rough idea of how much Botox Costs.

Disclaimer:  please call us to get the latest Botox information.  Furthermore, prices across the country vary.  And some Botox practitioners will charge an additional injection or consultation fee.

Dr. Tammy Wu & Dr. Calvin Lee's office in Modesto, California

Surgical Artistry     |    (209) 551-1888

Botox and Juvederm injections are performed by
Dr. Calvin Lee, Board Certified Surgeon

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