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How long does Botox last?

how long will my botox last

Good Botox is ok, great Botox is priceless.

Don’t be fooled, not all Botox is the same. The word Botox is actually a brand name for Botulinum Toxin Type A, the substance used to temporarily relax the muscles, associated with causing expression lines and wrinkles. Botox itself is a fantastic example of a quality product, used by the very best aesthetic doctors, but not all practitioners are discerning about the products they use and the techniques they perfect, to offer a lasting result. But how long does Botox last?

Dr Dan Dhunna is one of the world’s leading aesthetic medical professionals and offers a superlative treatment when it comes to anti-wrinkles injections from his many clinics around the UK.

How long does Botox last?

Botox injections involve the application of tiny injections into the muscles that cause movement of the face. When done properly, dynamic lines and wrinkles can be temporarily smoothed, without that ‘frozen’ look that we often associate with this treatment. Some patients can enjoy results for up to 8 months at a time, whereas others may have to return to the clinic sooner than this. The reasons for this are many and do include the expertise of the practitioner and the quality and durability of the product used. However, the patient’s own bodily response and activities after a treatment with Botox can influence the longevity of results.

Maintaining Botox results

If you are one for having a variety of cosmetic treatments, including device-led treatments, you might find that your Botox doesn’t last as long as perhaps it might, were you not to have additional facial procedures between treatments. Devices that vibrate the skin or use excessive heat such as radiofrequency can affect the longevity of results by stimulating the facial muscles. If you have a fast metabolism or are a gym ‘bunny’, you might also find you need to visit your medical practitioner sooner than if you have a slow metabolism or are fairly sedentary.

In some cases it’s just a case of bad luck, your body processes the treatment faster and your facial muscles return to their original state sooner than perhaps your friend who enjoys months with results and who might only need 2 Botox treatments a year!

Will I need more Botox over time?

How long does Botox last if you have it regularly?

If you have had regular Botox treatments over a number of years, you might start to notice that you are having to return to the clinic on a more regular basis than you did, say 10 years ago. This could be that your system has become more used to the product and metabolises it faster as the years go on OR you are simply becoming more critical of your features and want a smoother look. You have to also consider that your skin will be ageing over the years and your appearance and the efficacy of the treatment will change as time goes on. The wrinkle that was easily erased in your 30s might be a little deeper in your 40s for example. It’s at this point that it’s worth speaking with Dr Dan Dhunna about alternative or complementary treatments to address the more permanent, static lines, wrinkles and furrows on your face.

Achieving the best results starts with a great consultation…

It’s important to have realistic expectations when it comes to any facial procedure and the longevity of results. In a no-obligation consultation, Dr Dan Dhunna will carefully explain all the factors that might contribute to your treatment’s shelf-life and will monitor your treatment needs long-term so that you can be fully aware, knowledgeable and ultimately satisfied with the results you and he achieve each time, every time.

You can ask Dr Dan any questions you have, including ‘how long does Botox last’!

Contact the best Botox doctor London has to offer

If you are considering anti-wrinkle treatments, a no-obligation consultation with Dr Dan Dhunna in one of his UK-wide clinics is a great place to start. You will be in safe and experienced hands. Contact his clinical team today to make your appointment.