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Preventing Wrinkles: How Botox Can Be Used as a Preventative Measure


For many, Botox injections are a solution to address noticeable fine lines and wrinkles after they’ve started developing. But for those interested in addressing problems before they arise, Botox can be a viable solution to ensure that fine lines and wrinkles don’t develop as quickly as they usually would. Let’s take a closer look at how Botox can be used as a preventative measure to delay the onset of wrinkles and fine lines for a more sustained, youthful look.

What Is Botox and How Does It Work?

Botulinum toxin, better known as Botox, is a neurotoxin that is injected into various regions of the face to relax the muscles. This addresses repetitive muscle usage from contributing to the fine lines and wrinkles that naturally develop over time. Despite its name, botulinum toxin is relatively safe in the small amounts used for Botox. Today’s specialists emphasize proper administration to give patients a more natural look to battle fine lines and wrinkles.

Does Botox Serve to Prevent Wrinkles Before They Happen?

Botox is mainly given to those who have already developed wrinkles and fine lines throughout their face. But does that mean Botox is only suitable for those with visible wrinkles? No. While wrinkles will naturally form with time, regardless of what you do, younger individuals are getting Botox to prevent wrinkles from forming earlier. This may help you look more youthful even as your peers age, slowing down wrinkles even as you reach an age where wrinkles become more prominent.

Do You Need to Continue Getting Botox?

The most considerable discussion about preventative Botox is whether further treatment is needed. Some people believe that even though they stopped getting Botox injections, their facial muscles had relaxed significantly over time and were no longer developing wrinkles as they would expect themselves to. Others, however, found that the benefits started to wear off once they stopped receiving injections, even if the wrinkles weren’t as prominent as they would be if they had not gotten Botox. It might be a good idea to continue treatment over time if you wish to avoid wrinkles, with new injections generally administered every three to four months.

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Botox can be an excellent tool to help you look youthful and stay youthful before wrinkles emerge. Learn more about what Botox can do for you and how you can start getting Botox injections with Levi Young, MD, at Advanced Cosmetic Surgery. Schedule a consultation with us today at our Kansas City location to receive more information about Botox injections and how they can help you reach your skincare goals.

Dr. Levi Young, MD

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