Our expert says:
Hi Craig, thank you for the question.
In the 20 years of the cosmetic use of Botox there has been no evidence that has demonstrated that one would be worse off when one decides to stop the treatments, in fact the exact opposite has been demonstrated. A seven year study was performed on patients (who never had Botox in the past) and for the first time skin biopsies were performed before and after the study was completed. Not only was the obvious improvements noted (less wrinkles or the elimination of wrinkles when compared to before the study was started) but the skin biopsies demonstrated an increased thickness of the skin due to more collagen and elastin. We can therefore say that Botox is a true anti-ageing treatment and that one will definitely not be “worse off” when you decide to stop the treatments.
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