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Aging Gracefully with Botox

Aging Gracefully with Botox

Forehead lines, crow’s feet, and frown lines are common signs of aging that can add years to your appearance. In the past, women and men had to either embrace their wrinkles or undergo a surgical procedure to correct them.

Fortunately, patients can now age gracefully with Botox injections. The non-invasive treatment temporarily smooths creases and rejuvenates skin, while maintaining a natural look.

Continue reading to learn how you can maximize the anti-aging benefits of Botox and avoid unwanted effects.

What Is Botox?

Botox is the brand name for botulinum toxin type A and one of the world’s most famous anti-aging treatments.

In the hands of a skilled and experienced provider, the FDA-approved injectable can safely and effectively relax forehead lines, crow’s feet, and glabellar lines and achieve a more refreshed and youthful appearance.

How to Get Natural-Looking Botox Results

When Botox is done well, its effects should be virtually undetectable. People may comment that you look well-rested or ask if you changed your hair or makeup, but they won’t be able to tell you’ve undergone injections.

However, overcorrection or improper product placement, can lead to a frozen appearance, asymmetry, or other adverse events.

So, how can you make sure you achieve natural-looking results? An expert injector, with intimate knowledge of facial anatomy, is key to aging gracefully with Botox.

For this reason, many women and men insist on a board-certified plastic surgeon who has the knowledge, training, and experience to carefully customize their treatment.

This is in stark contrast to an unqualified injector, who is offering low-priced Botox with one-size-fits-all injections.

Can Adverse Effects Be Corrected?

Unlike hyaluronic acid fillers, Botox cannot be reversed. However, if you are unhappy with your results, it may be possible to modify them.

In cases of asymmetry or under correction, additional Botox may be strategically injected to improve facial harmony and achieve desired effects.

On the other hand, overcorrection or improper product placement are more difficult to resolve.

The good news is that, as Botox gradually wears-off, patients will return to their pre-treatment appearance.

Nevertheless, it’s best to take every measure to avoid these issues in the first place.

If you are considering Botox, please call our office today to schedule a comprehensive consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Wendy Wong.

If you are looking for a way to enhance your appearance without surgery, Dr. Wong at W Med Spa can help. Contact our office today to find out how we can help you achieve all of your aesthetic goals.CALL TODAY! 301-681-8000