Botox continues to be one of the most popular cosmetic treatments, and for good reason. It is an excellent solution for treating fine lines and wrinkles and providing the face with a refreshed appearance. Some are using Botox as a preventative anti-aging solution to slow the natural aging process and prevent wrinkles before they develop. If you are interested in using Botox as a preventative measure, continue reading below to learn more.
How Does Preventative Botox Work?
Botox is a neurotoxin that works by weakening certain muscles at the treatment site to prevent them from causing wrinkles. It temporarily improves the look of moderate to severe frown lines, crow’s feet, and lines on the forehead. Many patients don’t seek out Botox treatments until after they have already started seeing wrinkles. However, when used as a preventative measure, Botox can prevent deep lines and wrinkles.
Botox is a temporary solution and requires additional sessions to maintain or improve results. When used as a preventative anti-aging treatment, the frequency of your Botox sessions may change based on the condition of your skin and your cosmetic goals.
Preventative Botox Benefits
Prevent deep lines and wrinkles: Preventative Botox helps reduce the look of facial wrinkles by relaxing the underlying muscles, leading to smooth, rejuvenated skin. Dynamic lines are those that are only visible during facial expressions, while static lines remain on the face despite the face’s expression. Using Botox preventatively keeps wrinkles from progressing or even forming.
Requires less treatment: You may notice that you need fewer treatments when using Botox preventatively. This is because fine lines are easier to treat than deeper wrinkles. You may only need maintenance sessions to retain your wrinkle-free appearance.
Maintain a youthful appearance: While Botox cannot halt the natural aging process or the effects of gravity, it can delay the development of signs of aging, allowing patients to maintain a youthful appearance for longer.
What to Expect During Treatment
Botox is a safe, quick, and effective treatment that is performed in our office with your comfort in mind. Before the injection, a numbing agent may be provided to minimize your discomfort during the process. Our skilled practitioner will then inject the substance into the treatment area. Typically, patients are able to return to their normal activities, including work and school, right after treatment.
Preventative Botox at Craft Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Maintain your youthful features with preventative Botox. To get started, contact our office for a consultation today.