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Are you considering BOTOX? If so, you have probably heard people talk about the best time to have this treatment done. Some people say you should wait until you are in your 40s. Others say that if you start treatments when you are in your 20s, you can prevent dynamic wrinkles from forming later on in life. So what is the truth?

Looking as Young as You Feel

Social media has changed the way that people think about the aging process. If you took a photograph ten or so years ago, you would be fortunate if a handful of people actually saw it. Now, if a photograph is taken in the afternoon, it could theoretically be seen by all of your friends and family members before the setting of the sun. This is why people are more conscious about their image than ever. BOTOX® is being used by individuals who are in their early 30s. They see it as a secret of staying ageless.

One of the neat things about modern society is that the perception of age has changed. You can see this when you look at the way that people who are in their 30s, 40s, and 50s act today as opposed to how those same groups acted just decades ago. This is leading more people to want to use BOTOX® earlier.

Younger people are turning to this treatment because they want to eliminate forehead lines, improve the appearance of their brow, and prevent the wrinkles that they might be developing early from etching into their skin as they get older. Men and women in their early 30’s are using this treatment as a way to combat the idea of aging gracefully. For these individuals, this treatment works as a self-esteem boost. It is something that gives them a sense of self-empowerment. It makes them feel and look younger.

What About Younger People?

There are a number of individuals in their 20s who are turning to BOTOX® as a form of preventative care. They are not waiting for dynamic wrinkles to begin, but they have opted to minimize facial muscle contractions with the goal of preventing them from forming. Of course, nothing can permanently prevent wrinkles. But taking preventative measures may be able to push the aging process out even further.

For many people, knowing that they have control over how they age gives them a sense of power. There are many men and women who have used anti-aging injections like BOTOX® for a number of years and are happy with the results. If they opt to have cosmetic surgery in the future, they know that these treatments will help push the date for the surgical procedures farther out into the future.

Get In Touch with Us for More Information

As you can see, there are a number of different viewpoints on when the best time is to get BOTOX®. Do you think that now is the right time for you to look at these treatments? If so, make an appointment with Southwest Michigan Plastic and Hand Surgery. At our convenient locations in Portage and Battle Creek, our caring and devoted team of professionals will be pleased to explain this benefits of this treatment in full and answer any questions you may have. Contact us today to set up your consultation – we look forward to speaking with you!


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