What is too young for Botox?

Dr. Irwin, How long can u use botox...I hear girls in there 20 staring allready...I would think 50 yreas old would be a good start...I use topical serum for fine lines and trying to hold out as long as possible...also by using botox is more preventative the longer you use it? Thanks! :)

I really agree with you!!!  I think 20 is waaay too young.  I really discourage patients under 40 unless they have real lines to treat.  If someone is getting real frown lines in the center of the forehead (glabella) at 35, then I think it’s fine to begin with a little.  But so often it’s more anxiety about a wrinkles that might occur.  My point is …… what if they don’t occur??  Not everyone gets the same lines and wrinkles.  You will have spent all that money and time for nothing.   Dr. I

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