Category Archives: Botox

Botox for Men and the Benefits

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The secret is out – More men are getting Botox than ever before to rejuvenate their youthful appearance and stave off the signs of aging. According to a recently released study from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the number of men getting botulinum toxin injections (commonly known by their brand names as Botox, Dysport and Xeomin) totaled 453,281 in 2016 ― adding up to 9.9 percent of total procedures done on both men and women. In 2015, a study from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons said that the number of men getting injections increased by 337 percent since 2000.

Botox is a non-invasive cosmetic treatment that offers a long list of benefits from reducing frown lines to treating enlarged prostate glands. Here are 3 reasons why Botox has become so popular with men:

Feeling down? Could Botox help?

Botox-Emotion

An interesting read…

As suggested in his book, The Face of Emotion: How Botox Affects Our Moods and Relationships, dermatologist Eric Finzi says the relationship between facial expression and emotions could be stronger than you think! Studies have found that injecting Botox between the brows, thereby preventing frowning, could actually alleviate depression. In a 2003 study, for example, Finzi found that 9 in 10 patients reported fewer signs of depression after one treatment of Botox (he’s currently getting ready to publish his second study). “Much more research needs to be done, and we don’t know the mechanism by which Botox treats depression,” says Finzi. “But I wouldn’t be surprised if it was a combination of two things: Presenting a happier face means your interactions with others will be more positive, and your facial expressions speak to your brain to influence your emotions. This book is available at Amazon.