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Preventative Botox Can Make a Huge Difference

Preventative Botox Can Make a Huge Difference Houston

It’s essentially common knowledge that Botox is one of the most popular forms of cosmetic treatments on the market today. This feat is definitely deserved, as Botox is a great solution for treating wrinkles, fine lines, crows feet, and other signs of aging. 

Botox also can help with other medical conditions, such as excessive sweating, migraines, and teeth grinding. This truly well-rounded treatment is even more incredible because of its cost effectiveness in comparison to other procedures. 

One of the more popular reasons why younger and younger generations are undergoing Botox procedures is the idea of preventative Botox. This helps slow down the aging process before it starts to take hold of an individual.

Preventative Botox – what is it?

Before we look at preventative Botox let’s have a quick recap of Botox. “Botox” is actually a shortened form of Botulinum Toxin. It is a neurotoxin that when used correctly can minimize signs of aging such as fine lines, wrinkles, and crow’s feet by injecting the toxin into desired areas.

Preventative Botox is the same thing, but it implies using Botox treatments in order to prevent signs of aging before they form. To do this, your doctor will inject specific muscles that over time lead to wrinkles. Muscles that cause lines around the mouth due to smiling or frowning, muscles on the forehead that lead to forehead lines and creases, and whatever else needs attention. 

By immobilizing the muscles, you effectively slow down the ability of those muscles to cause wrinkles. This is an important process because once deep lines form, it is very difficult to find an effective treatment to revert the area back to how it looked before. However, with preventative Botox, deep lines take substantially longer to form, and it could be years or even decades before you need to deal with them!

Preventative Botox – who is a candidate?

If you’re in the market for preventative Botox, the good news is you’re most likely a solid candidate for the procedure! The most pressing concern for candidacy is age. As long as you’re over 18 years of age you are technically a candidate. However, it is likely that Botox is not a needed procedure at least late into one’s 20s.

Schedule a consultation with Dr. Fortes, and he can determine whether or not preventative Botox is a possible necessity through meeting face to face and analyzing your facial needs. Issues such as excessive eyebrow movements, constant frowning, or persistent furrowing of the brow will be noticed in a consultation and could potentially reveal a need for preventative Botox. 

Additionally, if you notice the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, it is probably time to consider preventative Botox. Catching early wrinkles can prevent deep lines later on!

Finally, if you have had allergic reactions to certain medications in the past, it is important you disclose this information during your consultation for preventative Botox candidacy. 

Preventative Botox – what is the treatment like?

Botox treatment utilizes injections of the Botox solution in order to immobilize the muscles to minimize and prevent fine lines, wrinkles, and deep creases. The entire procedure generally takes around 15 minutes. You can get it done on the way home from work or during your lunch break without much inconvenience at all! The results usually last 3 to 4 months, but can possibly extend up to 6 months or more!

Preventative Botox can become less frequent over time as well, as the continued treatments prevent muscles from regaining strength and makes them less effective at producing wrinkles. Treatments will be fewer and further between each time.

It is important to see a reputable specialist like Dr. Fortes, as too much Botox can cause muscles to atrophy, making you look older instead of younger. However, with a qualified expert these issues should never occur. Call Dr. Fortes and you can join a long list of successful Botox treatments that have led to patients meeting and exceeding their aesthetic goals.

Preventative Botox – get started today!

If you’ve noticed that some wrinkles and fine lines have popped up here and there on your face and are looking for a way to make sure the problem doesn’t get out of control, call Dr. Fortes and schedule a consultation today! We can start you on the path towards a more youthful, vibrant appearance that will be the envy of your family and friends!

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