When is the right time to start Botox?

Our Dermatologist Dr. Raj Kirit says that Botox— or any injectable neuromodulator that softens lines, for that matter—is just as much an art as it is a science. And just as there's no one "right" approach to smoothing out wrinkles, there's no "right" age to get started with injectables. However, depending on the decade when you take the plunge to get your first treatment, your experience might vary a bit.

The sign that you have to need start Botox is when fine lines are visible under close observation. Wrinkles in this stage can be corrected and botox can prevent them from deepening further.

The onset of wrinkles is determined by many factors such as your genes, diet, and lifestyle, etc. Fine lines can start to occur after you are teens, or early 20’s and since Botox halts the further spread of wrinkles, it’s best to get them treated at the earliest signs.

Teenage is too early for Botox

Our Best Dermatologist Dr. Raj Kirit Says that Teenagers don’t require botox “At that age, You do not have lines in the face.

Get your wrinkles treated early

Wrinkles that are visible during facial expressions and disappear when rested are known as dynamic wrinkles. They have good candidates for Botox treatment They have fine lines Since or later. If you are still a teenager, this won’t be needed. However, as you mature, getting these wrinkles treated can keep your skin flawless for years to come.

Additionally, Botox has been shown to reduce fine lines even after the effects wear off. The wrinkle-prone area has already weakened and can no longer produce lines deep enough like those before the procedure. These types of injections taken 2-4 times a year act as a preventive measure, significantly reducing the wrinkles as you age.

When to Start Botox: How Young is Too Young?

If you are looking for a hard and fast rule about when to start Botox, we are going to disappoint you, because there is not one. Although many people start getting preventive treatments in their 20s & 30s, there’s no one “magic” age when you should start getting it.

Instead, you should focus on your skin & its issues. Once you start noticing fine lines beginning to start, that’s when you should consider Botox. If you want to clog the earliest fine lines from becoming full-blown wrinkles, preventative Botox can be the solution.

Botox is approved for patients who are 18 years and older. Most experts agree that patients in their mid to late 20s & early 30s are at a good age for preventative Botox treatment. It’s has been unlikely that you’ll have enough lines to worry about earlier than your mid to late 20s, so any earlier than then is probably unnecessary.

Am I a Good Candidate for Preventative Botox?

Again, there is no hard and fast rule about when you should start Botox, but earlier than your mid-20s is perhaps too early. Certain Wrinkles are often genetic, so once you start noticing fine lines that mimic what you see in your older relatives, you might seek treatment.

Our Doctor can usually say if you need preventative Botox simply by looking at your face. If you purse your lips, furrow your brow, or your face is in a permanent scowl, they can identify the areas to inject. This helps train your facial muscles to no longer fall into that habit, preventing the formation of deeper or more noticeable wrinkles.

The good thing about preventative Botox is that it helps keep the muscle weak which means you do not need as much Botox as the older you get. Your Botox will be ending longer and need fewer treatments, as it does not last forever, especially if it’s effective in preventing your wrinkles.

In fact, too much Botox can actually make you look older. Overuse could result in atrophy of your muscles, especially the ones around your eyes, so don’t overdo it, or the results will be the opposite of what you want.

It’s also important to note that Botox won’t work for all wrinkles though. If your face is wrinkled due to sun damage or an unhealthy lifestyle, Botox can’t help you. You need to do your part to prevent sun damage, eat healthily, and take care of your skin to prevent these types of wrinkles. Botox is meant for wrinkles that you are genetically predisposed to.

Treatments at Our clinic

Botox treatments in Hyderabad at Celestee Skin Laser and Hair Clinic are administered by Senior dermatologists who are committed to giving the best possible attention to your wrinkles. The treatment is virtually painless and the results come to full effect within 10-14 days. Our doctors ensure the success of the treatment and your safety is always our top priority.


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