15 Questions You Have About Botox, Answered
No, it won’t make your face look frozen.
3. Can it prevent lines?
Getting Botox before you see lines as a preventative strategy can be a recipe for new problems, says New York City dermatologist Patricia Wexler, MD. “When you inject Botox into a young muscle — for many years on end — you risk overweakening it, causing the skin to sag,” she says. Also, once you’ve frozen one muscle, your face can “recruit” others to help make the expressions you’ve just KO’d — leading to new wrinkles, says Dr. Nazarian. There’s no rule, but if you’re younger than 25, take a beat, says Dr. Wexler.
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