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Anyone with access to modern technology or magazines is sure to have heard a plethora of information regarding different anti-aging treatments. However, this information is often directed towards women and their appearance as they get older. That is until recently. Over the past few years, Facial Aesthetics and Anti-Aging researchers and product developers have begun to learn more towards possible male clientele. Believe it or not, Botox is quickly becoming the go-to treatment for men who are looking to slow down the aging process.
Is There a Difference Between Male and Female Botox Treatments?
Although the majority of anti-aging treatments and procedures are the same for both men and women, the way in which they are applied are quite different. This is because men have a different body and tissue structure than women do. For men, Botox must be administered while taking the male facial features and composition into consideration. Examples of these differences include the fact that men tend to have thicker and stronger facial muscles. This explains why men need to have higher dosages than women to achieve the same results.
In What Areas of the Face Can Men Expect to See the Most Noticeable Difference?
When men decide to start getting Botox treatments, they generally decide to do it in the space right between his eyebrows, in the forehead to reduce wrinkles, and around the corners of the eyes. Now, as with any medical treatment, it is critical that interested patients find a highly qualified professional to do the treatment. While there are many ways to slow the aging process, Botox still remains one of the most popular and least invasive anti-aging treatments to the face. An added bonus to having Botox is that it also has no downtime at all.
How Can You Best Prepare for a Botox Treatment?
Before the actual Botox procedure takes place, it is best to consult with a qualified and highly experienced healthcare professional such as a doctor or nurse injector. They will be able to confirm which areas of your face you want to focus on, as well as what type of results and recovery time you can expect. Your injector will then be able to calculate the accurate dosage and also suggest any alternative or additional therapies that may work to enhance the end results to help you get the look that you desire.
You may notice immediately after the procedure some areas of your face will look red from the treatment, however it will resolve within a few minutes. Results begin to show within 3 to 5 days and full results are seen after 10 to 14 days.
Trained and qualified injectors who administer Botox are knowledgeable of the expectations and unique physical characteristics of the male facial structure. The best results come from professionals that have a number of years worth of hands-on experience, as well as a deep understanding of how the procedure works to reduce lines and wrinkles.