Cosmetic surgery is not only for adults but also for young people. Youth, nowadays, also undergo Botox treatment for adjusting their face, eyes, and nose shapes. According to the statistics from the Institute of Dermatology, in the past 4 years, it is found that teenagers above 19-20 started using Botox. In the past, there are 10 people undergoes Botox in a month; however, nowadays, there are more than 100 people per month undergo Botox. Moreover, the ages of patients become younger due to social influences
Botulinum toxin is a protein produced by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum which can cause local muscle relaxation. Thus, wrinkles around treatment areas, as well as jaw muscles, are reduced. It is useful for adjusting the shapes of the face, nose, chin, and eyes. Botox manufactured in America is high-priced, so American citizens who can afford Botox treatment must have a high income. However, in the past 4-5 years, Botox is imported from Korea and China which is much cheaper. Thus, young people are able to afford Botox injections causing a high number of Botox users
Although Botox is beneficial for adjusting face shape and reducing wrinkles, it has long-term effects on teenagers. If you take Botox for a long time with a high dosage, muscles around those areas may permanently malfunction. Especially, if you use impure and low-quality Botox, the immune system may produce antibodies against it causing ineffective or fewer results.
Therefore, Botox selection is very important as well as a suitable amount and physician’s skill. If Botox is injected in the wrong areas or in high dosage, it may cause many side effects such as aging, downward eyebrows, malformed face shape, or life-threatening. There are some people who cannot take Botox such as
Generally, Botox will fully activate within 2-3 weeks. Each injection can last long for 4-5 months, and it will be gradually degraded. Then, you need to re-inject for your satisfying appearance. Therefore, you should carefully learn its use and checking yourself for your own safety and esthetic.