At What Age is it Best to Start Injectables?

It depends on whether Botox/Dysport, Juvederm, Restylane, Sculptra etc. are being used to repair an existing problem, prevent problems later, or create beauty by re-contouring areas lacking desireable bone structure.

On repair – examples would be an obvious frown line or lines around the mouth or mild sagging. On prevention, it would be just the beginning of lines based on muscular patterns in the face or early volume loss (often seen in serious aerobic athletes, for example).

But there is no one rule or age that applies to everyone. Each individual needs an individual plan that looks at their particular goals (repair, prevention, re-contouring) and their current skin and face – not a “cookie cutter” approach. Dr. Irwin

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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