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At What Age Should I Get Botox?

Most people are familiar with Botox®, recognizing it as a treatment for lines and wrinkles. While they know what the injectable is used for, they may also associate it with its popularity in those of older age. But the truth is, this injectable treatment can be beneficial for men and women of all ages—even younger people in their 20s! Read on to learn how Botox can help, no matter your age.

Botox ToledoPrevent Signs of Aging in Your 20's

Are deep lines and wrinkles what you fear about getting older? The good news is Botox can be used to prevent these signs of aging before you even notice them. This injectable treatment stops your muscles from making the movements that cause lines and wrinkles to form, so the sooner you “freeze” them, the better. Plus, getting Botox when you’re younger can save you money, as less injections are needed when it’s used preventatively. 

While this injectable treatment may only be a quick thought when you’re in your 20s, you may want to seriously consider.

Soften Lines in Your 30's

More adults think seriously about Botox in their 30s, once they begin noticing the effects of aging. The signs usually start with fine lines between the brows and around the eyes.

Opting for this injectable treatment in your 30s can effectively soften lines and wrinkles, but there will be a bit more of an upkeep compared to what you would need if you started in your 20s. Consult with a specialist about your goals for an exact timeline of treatments.

Correct Wrinkles in Your 40's

This is the point in life when most people consult a specialist with a serious interest in getting Botox. They notice their skin becoming thinner, causing lines and wrinkles to appear deeper and more pronounced.

There is nothing wrong with waiting until your 40s to get Botox—but just know that more units per treatment may be necessary, and injections may need to occur more frequently. Botox is just as effective when you’re this age, but like your 30s, will require more upkeep compared to when it’s used preventatively. A specialist will decide how often treatments are necessary to acquire the results you’re looking for.

Preventative Botox

Botox Treatments in Toledo, Ohio

At Anders Dermatology, we can help you achieve the appearance you’ve always wanted—without making it look like you’ve had work done! If you’re interested in treating lines and wrinkles, or preventing them, schedule an appointment by calling 419.473.3275. Plus, check out our specials page for offers on our services!