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5 Things You Need to Know About Botox Procedures for Seniors

While many young people are happy to enjoy the effects that having botox has on their skin, seniors can also benefit from this procedure.

Dr. William M. Jacobsen
Jan 8, 2020

5 Things You Need to Know About Botox Procedures for Seniors

While many young people are happy to enjoy the effects that having botox has on their skin, seniors can also benefit from this procedure. However, not all seniors are aware that they can enhance their appearance using botox. The good news is they can. In fact, we’ve come up with 5 things that seniors need to know:

1. It’s Safe for Seniors

If you are healthy, you’re not taking blood thinners, and you have no neurological issues, botox could be the ideal procedure for you. If you are 60+ years old, you should speak to your doctor about your intention to have botox. This will ensure you’re aware of any risks to your health. It’s also important that you tell your doctor if you’re taking any herbal remedies that could affect your health.

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2. It Has Side Effects

Botox comes with a few side effects, as does any cosmetic procedure. Some of the side effects associated with botox include:

  • Bruising
  • Headaches
  • Pain where the botox was injected 

These side effects are not limited to seniors who have botox. Everyone who undergoes this procedure has to deal with them. Please note, if you tend to sweat excessively, you will find that having botox can help with this. You’ll find you’re less likely to sweat quite so much after the procedure.

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3. It Might Not Be As Effective

If you have the best vaginal rejuvenation phoenix has, you might find the results differ due to your age. The same can be said for seniors who have botox. This is because they can find that it’s not quite as effective as they might have hoped. This is because it might need to be used along with facial fillers that can soften the wrinkles. However, everyone reacts differently to having botox. This may well mean that some people will find it’s hugely effective while others can still see some of their wrinkles.

It Might Not be As Effective
4. Stopping will Reverse the Effects

If you have botox and you like the results, please think twice about no longer having the procedure. This is because when you stop, the effects will be reversed. Botox does not last forever, and you will have to keep having the procedure every 3 to 4 months. 

If you do decide to stop, you will have to prepare yourself for the fact that your wrinkles will start to appear once more.

Stopping will Reverse the Effects
5. It Can Cost a Lot

Botox is not always cheap. Many people do opt for the cheaper option. However, cheaper isn’t always better. This is because a dermatologist who has a lot of experience with this procedure will know exactly what to do. It’s also likely that you’ll get better results. This is not to say that those who offer cheaper botox procedures don’t know what they’re doing. However, they will be cheaper for a reason. If you want a good quality procedure that’s undertaken by a trusted dermatologist you should be prepared to pay more. 

As long as your doctor is happy for you to go ahead and get botox there’s no reason why you shouldn’t. Botox can make your wrinkles look less defined. You can start to look and feel younger once more.

It Can Cost a Lot
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