Botox treatment is one of the most popular aesthetic procedures done today. However, there are several misconceived ideas related to Botox. The decision to have Botox cosmetic treatment should be made after consulting with a medical professional  At Advanced Laser Clinics of Shreveport, we offer free consults to help you decide if Botox is the right treatment for you. If you are considering Botox there are a few things we can clarify prior to your consult.

It is best to wait until the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles to begin Botox treatments. This is NOT true. It is actually better to get ahead of the aging process by preventing those fine lines and wrinkles from forming in the first place. Waiting can allow for those lines to form a permanent creases in the skin that make it much more difficult to treat. Botox is used to prevent lines and wrinkles caused by muscle movement in the face, such as squinting and scowling. Used preventatively, Botox can inhibit the frequency of these movements and possibly reduce the amount of Botox needed in the future. So get started now to head those wrinkles off at the pass.

If I stop using Botox, once started, my wrinkles will be worse. This is NOT true. Your muscle movement will return to baseline. Once Botox is stopped, normal muscle movement and wrinkle development will return. Botox results typically last 3 to 4 months. However, those that are injected regularly with Botox often get longer lasting results.

Botox is a cosmetic procedure only used in women. This is NOT true. Botox is frequently used by men to smooth lines and wrinkles between the brows, around the eyes, and on the forehead. Botox has been said to soften a man’s looks, making him appear younger.

Advanced Laser Clinics of Shreveport offers Botox injections individualized to meet the clients needs. Contact us today to get started, don’t wait until those lines are permanently etched in your skin.