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Botox Now Viewed As a Preventive Procedure

Updated: Dec 17, 2018

Botox injections contain botulinum toxin that is injected into the muscles of the face. The toxins block nerve impulses thereby preventing the contraction of these muscles. Botox is very effective in eliminating and preventing wrinkles.

Key takeaways:

  • There has been an increase of 750 percent in Botox injections since the year 2000 with many 20 and 30 years olds going for Botox.

  • The procedure is now seen as a preventative measure rather than a treatment procedure by the younger generations.

  • Botox is recommended from as early as the mid-to-late twenties to reduce facial muscle over-expression and prevent wrinkles.

In your 40s: At this age, your skin is thinning more rapidly, meaning wrinkles are far more obvious. “If you’ve not yet used Botox, your muscles have been contracting for a long time and you might have a few static wrinkles.

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For further information or advice contact College Street Dental Centre in Petersfield, Hampshire on 01730 263180


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