What is the Best Age for Botox?

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Looking your best is important in Southern California, especially in the summertime when there are weddings, beach parties, vacations and countless other get-togethers. These are occasions when the cameras are out and you will be regularly posing for pictures which will document your appearance for years to come. A trip to the Newport Beach dermatology office for facial rejuvenation including Botox injections that can reduce wrinkles and fine lines and give you a younger, more energetic look. With Botox increasing in popularity, many prospective patients are wondering when is the best age for considering Botox for the first time.

If you are thinking about a visit to a dermatologist for Botox treatment you are doing so to get rid of signs of aging. As such, this is a personal decision and depends more on factors that contribute to these signs of aging than an age limit. Such factors include sun exposure, genetics and family history, and your overall health.

In most people, skin starts to lose its elasticity and volume between the age of 30 and 40, which leads to wrinkles. Getting Botox injections in an office can help with deep lines between the eyebrows, wrinkles near the corners of your eyes, lines on the forehead, and more. The younger you are when you choose to begin treatment on these lines and wrinkles, the easier it is to prevent them from getting worse.

As stated before, depending on your lifestyle and hereditary factors, signs of aging could begin to appear earlier than 30 and you might want to consider addressing these issues earlier. Bear in mind that the result of Botox are not permanent and when you begin the treatments you will need to continue with them from time to time in order to ward off signs of aging. You can also speak with your dermatologist to learn about other dermal filler injections or treatments that are available to help keep you looking and feeling your best.

To find out more about Botox injections and other forms of facial rejuvenation that can benefit you, contact Dr. Kappel’s office. From facial rejuvenation to lip injections in Newport Beach, Dr. Kappel and her staff will have you looking and feeling better all summer long. Call (949) 688-1288 to make an appointment or set up a consultation today.