Botox, the now number one minimally-invasive cosmetic procedure in the U.S, has boomed in recent years. From 2000 to 2020, the number of annual Botox injections increased by nearly 459%. These simple treatments take just a few minutes, and deliver results that last months.
What is the average amount of Botox women get?
Number of units – The basic recommendation from the manufacturer of Botox Cosmetic is four units for each of the injection sites (20 total). Most dermatologists say they administer between 10 and 50 total units, depending on the individual patient's needs and history with the treatment.
Why are so many girls getting Botox?
When women in their 20s first consider getting Botox, prevention is often the primary factor, since the early signs of aging—such as crow's feet, forehead wrinkles, and fine lines—are beginning to show. “Lines get deeper and deeper with age,” explains Patricia Wexler, MD, of Wexler Dermatology in Manhattan.
At what age should a woman start getting Botox?
Although many people start getting preventive treatments in their 20s and 30s, there's no one “magic” age when you should start getting it. Instead, you should focus on your skin and its issues. Once you start noticing fine lines beginning to start, that's when you should consider Botox.
Is Botox becoming less popular?
While we have seen plenty of other cosmetic treatments out there used for ridding the face of fine lines and wrinkles, it's still clear that Botox runs the show. While some might be looking for an alternative to this type of treatment, it doesn't mean it still isn't being used.
What percentage of the population gets Botox?
Nearly 1% of the Earth's population underwent Botox treatment in 2021. While 1% may not appear impressive at first glance, consider that the Earth's population is 7.8 billion people.