How much younger can we realistically expect to look?

Dear Dr. Irwin If one comebines minimal invasive techniques such as Botox and Fraxel Laser starting by around Age 30, while maintaining a healthy lifestyle and using sun scream every day, how many years can one realistically expect to look younger? Thank you for your great website with so much uselful information. Kind regards Elizabeth from Switzerland

You’re welcome!!  I love this question – thank you for asking it – because it’s really the bottom line, isn’t it!

I think we really don’t know the answer definatively yet because this field  – the research, knowledge, lasers, injectibles,  radiofrequency, products, etc.  have just progressed hugely and “taken off” in the past 10 years. 

I DO know that I have women in my practice who fit your description above, who are in their 50s and early 60s now and look 10-15 years younger.  Your generation may look even younger when you reach the ages of 50-80.

Dr. I





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