satisfied with their appearance, ≥78% felt more attractive, ≥77% felt better about themselves, ≥68% felt the treatment brought them a less tired look, and ≥60% a more youthful appearance, and almost all subjects in the aboBoNT-A group (≥98%) considered their treatment results to look natural (Figure 6).
A majority of subjects (73%) felt that they looked younger than their age, 1 month after treatment.
At month 6, 99% of subjects treated with aboBoNT-A responded that they would recommend this treatment to family and 96% that they would like to receive the same treatment again.
Subject-reported FACE-Q Scales
The subject-reported FACE-Q Appraisal of Lines Between the Eyebrows total score increased after treatment with aboBoNT-A, indicating that subjects were less bothered by their GL appearance post-treatment. Mean scores remained higher for aboBoNT-A than placebo from month 1 to month 6, with a peak at month 1 (Figure 7).
In the FACE-Q Psychological Function assessments, measuring concepts such as feeling happiness, confidence, and selfacceptance, the mean total scores showed an improvement in overall subject well-being in the aboBoNT-A group after treatment compared to placebo. Mean scores in the aboBoNT-A group improved after treatment (+9.1 at month 1) and remained higher than baseline throughout the study (+5.5 at month 6). Meanwhile, in the placebo group, there was a consistent decrease in the mean score after treatment (-1.2 at month 1; -3.5 at month 6 compared to baseline).