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Botox Injections May Improve the Appearance of Facial Scars

In the study, doctors injected the surgery site immediately to prevent scar tissue from ever forming. So, in other words, the findings wouldn’t apply to older scars. Even with fresh wounds, Botox wouldn’t be suitable for all locations. “Some areas scar very well [on their own]” — for example, eyelids — “due to the thickness of the skin and the location of the wound,” Melissa Doft, a board-certified plastic surgeon in New York City (also not involved in the study), tells Allure. “For the forehead, where Botox works very well, it would reduce tension and perhaps improve the scar.”

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Botox Injections May Improve the Appearance of Facial Scars

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