Can a 20 year old get botox for strong muscles in the "11's"? (Photo)
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Botox at Age 20
Great question! Yes, you can get Botox at age 20 as a preventative treatment. Even though you don’t see wrinkles yet, getting Botox to the “11’s”, formally known as the glabella, can reduce muscle movement in this area and prevent lines from forming. Based on the picture you provided, you will likely need a very small dose to be effective. I recommend consulting with a board certified plastic surgeon who can further discuss this procedure. Best of luck with your treatment.
Botox for frown lines
Thank you for your question anonv1. Botox is a purified protein used to address wrinkles associate with facial expressions such as the vertical lines between the brows seen when one frowns. Botox can be used on patients of 18 years of age or older. I frequently treat patients in their twenties. Botox will not break down muscle, it temporarily relaxes muscles. Please consult with a doctor for specific recommendations. Good luck!
Botox for Young Patients
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Pre-"11's" Botox prophylaxis
Absolutely! Relax those muscles and train them not to create dermal thinning and "permanent" creases.
I wish my daughter would heed the advice.
Botox for 20 year old?
Botox – What to expect
Thanks for your question. This is a question that we get asked often by our patients. As far as Botox treatments, muscle hyperactivity would likely require treatment 3 times a year. Botox effects can last anywhere from 4-6 months and with recurrent treatments, this will lead to mild atrophy of the muscle, and some prolongation of Botox's effects. Botox effects are never permanent, however, if you elected to stop, your muscle would hypertrophy back to its original size. These are advanced techniques so be sure to get an experienced cosmetic dermatologist consultation for recommendations and treatment options.
Results are expected to start in 2-10 days and peak within 14 days after injection. In some patients, it may take up to 30 days to reach full results. On average, results will last for 4-6 months.
Botox in the Glabella
Botox is a fabulous way to prevent deep wrinkles, especially in the glabella area. I would recommend you have a small amount in that area and it is best to continue the injections to prevent a deep line from forming. Please consult an expert. Best, Dr. Green