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5 Clues You are Ready for Botox

Whether you are new to the world of cosmetic procedures or a seasoned veteran, it is likely you have heard of Botox. This gold standard in antiaging treatments has been used effectively for years to smooth away wrinkles around the eyes and forehead. As a more diverse patient base is seeking this injectable treatment, you may be starting to wonder if it’s time to consider Botox for your own visible lines. We have five clues to help you know if you are ready for this popular treatment.

Age

Most people begin to see the early signs of aging in their 30s, which is a great time to be thinking about Botox. However, that is a relative benchmark, since some individuals start to see lines in their late 20s and others don’t see those wrinkles until closer to 40. If you are in your 30s and unsatisfied with your appearance, it might be the right time to ask about Botox injections.

Frown Lines

Frown lines, those vertical lines that appear between the eyebrows, are some of the first to rear their ugly heads and alter your youthful appearance. Fortunately, Botox is tailor-made for those lines relaxing the muscles that create the frown expression and the lines that accompany it. The earlier you start Botox treatments, the quicker those frown lines begin to fade away.

Forehead Lines

Horizontal forehead lines can also appear early, particularly for individuals that regularly make facial expressions that wrinkle up the forehead area. Botox is also an effective solution for these lines, smoothing out the forehead for a younger look.

Fine Lines

Another place where signs of aging begin early is in the outer corners of the eyes. Fine lines known as crow’s feet become particularly prominent when you smile or make other facial expressions. If you are seeing these lines form, Botox may be the right treatment for you. 

Preventative Action

Individuals that are worried about the onset of wrinkles due to the frequent formation of some facial expressions may find Botox is an effective preventative treatment for the signs of aging. By relaxing facial muscles early on, you may be able to ward off the formation of dynamic wrinkles or lessen their impact on your appearance. Usually the late 20s is a good time to begin Botox injections as a preventative measure.

Botox injections are quick, painless and relatively safe for most patients. To learn more about this anti-aging treatment or other options in minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures, contact Dr. Dilip Madnani and his staff at 212-661-3376.