Botox remains unbeatable in the non-surgical facial restoration treatments in the United States. This popular injectable is not only just a household name anymore, but it continuously stays at the top of the list as the most widely-used neuromodulator to reverse signs of aging.

Botox Popularity

The popularity of Botox in Tampa, FL, is boundless with countless celebrities rumored that uses the injectable for age-defying looks. According to a recent survey by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), more than 4.5 million injections were performed worldwide, most of the patients, women desiring to look younger.

Botox may be the top pick for non-surgical treatments because it provides a quick fix and prevents wrinkles when injected properly by a certified injector. Most individuals notice small, faint lines, such as crow’s feet, that they would like to fix as soon as possible. It also requires no downtime, and can be performed in your lunchtime break!

Brotox – Botox and Men

For most plastic surgeons, it’s surprising when they come across someone who’s never tried Botox before. Even younger individuals in their 20’s are beginning to receive treatments to avoid any signs of aging from forming. Another huge surge the cosmetic industry – “Bro-tox” or Botox for men. As men begin to see their significant others or friends begin to do it, the more likely other will begin the treatments as they see the aesthetic benefits.

Expanding Botox Use

Botox isn’t only used for smoothing out wrinkles anymore. The treatment is also FDA-approved to ease migraine pain and urinary incontinence. The main downside of Botox is its longevity, since it typically lasts only 3 to 4 months after a touch-up is recommended. Although this is a short amount of time, the results are effective and dramatic that many patients don’t have an issue coming back for more.

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Dr. Shienbaum is a double board-certified plastic surgeon with over 30 years of experience in all forms of Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, including Mommy Makeovers Liposuction Breast Augmentation Tummy Tucks and Brazilian Butt Lifts.