Q: I am 19 with fine lines on my forehead. Is it wise to do Botox at this young age? If I did it could I have consequences later? I have been wearing 47 SPF every day for the past two years. I am very expressive in my forehead and I worry this will be even deeper as I get older no matter what I do with sunscreen because I am extremely expressive. is it a bad thing to do botox at this young of an age?
A: Great Question! We are a product of our environments and our heredity. We are an expressive species. There are many things we can do to maintain our physiologic youthfulness and appearance and skin care is one of them. It is said that we lose 1% of total body collagen each year after 30. If we could protect ourselves from the aging process then why not do it if as you say there are no negative consequences. My recommendations:
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