Is there a recommended age for Botox?
I am in my early 30's but have had a few girlfriends who told me they started using Botox to prevent wrinkles as they age. Is this true or even recommended? Thanks!
Botox or neuromodulators can be used as a preventative measure for the development of wrinkles. Wrinkles form as creases in the skin where muscles cause pull forces on the skin; dynamic wrinkles. These are wrinkles that appear when your muscles are contracting; like "11 lines". They can eventually turn into permanent wrinkles as you age. If you decrease the pull force, the wrinkles will not be as deep or pronounced. A little Botox can go a long way to help prevent wrinkles.
Thank you for the question. You can start Botox as soon as you see fine lines to prevent the appearance of permanent wrinkles. I personally think it's a good idea. You can modify it to meet your needs with lower doses and less frequently at first.
Discuss this with a plastic surgeon who can devise a specific plan for you.
Best of luck!