Botox for Scrotum New York City and New Jersey
What is Scrotox?
Scrotox is the term for non-surgical cosmetic relaxation of the scrotum with BOTOX treatment.
Why Scrotox (Scrotal relaxation with BOTOX)?
Because some male patients prefer a lower hanging and more relaxed scrotum for cosmetic reasons.
BOTOX (Botulinum toxin A -Botox™) when injected in the scrotal areal causes relaxation of both the cremasteric muscle (that regulates the height of the testicles) and the Dartos muscle (think muscle underneath the skin of the scrotum that regulates it size). When BOTOX is injected in these muscles, they paralyze, thus resulting in significant descend both the scrotum and testicles.
What are the indications of Scrotox (Scrotal relaxation with BOTOX)?
- Cosmetic (Aesthetic) enhancement
- Hyperdynamic / hyperactive scrotum
- Painful contraction of the scrotum
What are the contraindications of Scrotox (Scrotal relaxation with BOTOX)?
- Blood thinners (aspirin, Coumadin, Plavix)
- Hypersensitivity (allergy) or Botulinum toxin
- Infection in the scrotal area
- Recent trauma in the scrotal area
- Scrotal scars ( patients with scars in the scrotum may not respond to the treatment)
How is Scrotox (Scrotal relaxation with BOTOX) performed?
The scrotal area is first cleaned with an alcohol pad. Then a layer of topical anesthetic is placed over the entire surface of the scrotum. Once the area is anesthetized (about 15-25 minutes after) the scrotal area is injected with BOTOX with minimal discomfort or pain.
How many units of Botox are required for Scrotox (Scrotal relaxation with BOTOX) treatment?
The amount of units of Botox required to achieve a clinical significant result vary among patients. In general patients could achieve a clinically significant result with an average of 50 units of Botox.
What is the duration of Scrotox (Scrotal relaxation with BOTOX)?
In average, scrotal relaxation with BOTOX ( Scrotox) last between 3 to 4 months. Results may vary among patients.
How will the scrotum look after Scrotox (Scrotal relaxation with BOTOX)?
The clinical pictures bellow shows the clinical results that can be achieved with Scrotox. Results may vary among patients.
What is the cost of Scrotox (Scrotal relaxation with BOTOX) treatment?
The cost of Scrotox treatment with Dr. Mesa depends on the office location (New York City vs. New Jersey). Please call our office to get an estimate of the cost of Scrotox treatment.
NYC: (212) 203-7745, NJ: (973) 386-4862
How is Scrotox performed by Dr. Mesa?
Dr. Mesa usually performs Scrotox (Scrotal relaxation) under local anesthesia without sedation in the office setting as an outpatient. The procedure usually take about 45 minutes. This Facebook video explains how the Scrotox procedure is performed by Dr. Mesa:
SCROTOX (Scrotal relaxation with BOTOX) by Dr. Mesa in the Media:
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