Are anti-wrinkle (Botox) injections right for you?

If your heart sinks watching the increasing wrinkles and lines on your face, you’re certainly not alone. Botox has become a go-to treatment for women AND men who want to keep their youthful good looks.

Key takeaways:

  • Injecting botulinum toxin type A (Botox) into facial muscles inhibits muscle action, thereby decreasing forehead furrowing, frown-lines and wrinkles around the eyes.
  • Botox also combats excessive perspiration from the underarms, palms and soles of feet, known as hyperhidrosis.
  • Results last up to 4 months. Repeated injections visibly improve the appearance of the skin. These anti-wrinkle treatments are a preventative treatment.

‘Brotox’ has risen over 40% over the past year, with a huge surge in popularity amongst men. What was once considered a procedure predominantly for women, now has one in five male patients.

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