At what age can botulinum toxin be applied? This is what they ask us every day. Today we will answer you here.
Botulinum toxin injections improve your appearance by relaxing the muscles that cause wrinkles. But to maintain aesthetic results, treatments must be repeated every six to nine months. This is when the question of many women and men arises: at what age can botulinum toxin be applied?
At what age can botulinum toxin be applied?
Botulinum toxin has been approved by the FDA (United States Food and Drug Administration) for patients over 18 years of age for medical and cosmetic conditions. Young patients are increasingly seeking botulinum toxin treatments to prevent wrinkles before they start.
If you look at data from botulinum toxin users in the United States from 2000 to 2019, approximately 20% of the increase in treatments occurred in patients between 20 and 39 years old.
Therefore, today a high number of women receiving botulinum toxin are between 20 and 30 years old. If you are part of this generation, you know the importance of good skin care and using high-quality products. Botulinum toxin is a natural part of taking care of yourself and preventing the formation of expression lines.
How long do the effects of botulinum toxin last?
After knowing at what age botulinum toxin can be applied, it is important to know that a typical botulinum toxin treatment lasts up to nine months. If you’re starting to use botulinum toxin in your 20s or 30s to prevent wrinkles, you may even be able to extend your treatments to twice or even once a year. I
njecting a small amount of botulinum toxin into very specific facial muscles temporarily relaxes the face. However, eventually the effect will wear off, so a new treatment will be necessary.
How do I know if botulinum toxin is right for me?
Using botulinum toxin for aesthetic reasons is a personal choice. Before using it, it is important to research the safety of the treatment and find a suitable professional like Dr. María Fernanda Benavides to administer it. Botulinum toxin is an effective and non-invasive treatment for all stages of a person’s life.
- By age 20, botulinum toxin can eliminate lines that have begun to form on the forehead and around the mouth.
- By age 30, you can reduce the appearance of early crow’s feet caused by laughing or squinting in the sun.
- At age 40, it can help eliminate dynamic wrinkles that remain even when the face has no expression.
- Beyond 40, the anti-aging effects of botulinum toxin can make anyone look younger
, which is why the treatment is so popular In general, the sooner you start botulinum toxin, the faster you can manage fine lines that can deepen over time. At Benavides Aesthetic Medicine we have experience in botulinum toxin treatments, as well as a number of other cosmetic procedures to help you look and feel your best. Let us help you preserve your beauty, contact us.