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Baby Botox: What is it?

Baby Botox: What is it?

By Beverly Fischer on June 10, 2020

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babybotoxBefore you blanch at the notion of performing Botox injections on infants, you should know that Baby Botox is actually a new method of less extreme cosmetic injectables. As many women know, problems like fine lines and wrinkles start small, so small that only you may notice them for a while.

Even the tiny wrinkles bothering you today are only going to get worse, and you want to nip them in the bud.  Still, if you haven’t tried Botox before, it’s natural to have concerns going in.

What if you could try a mini-Botox designed to deliver just enough improvement that people will comment on how well-rested you look without any suspicion that you’ve undergone treatment? This is where Baby Botox comes in.   

What is Baby Botox?

Even though many women (and men) would like to reduce lines and wrinkles that age them, those who have not tried Botox before may be hesitant to go the whole nine yards, so to speak. You may be worried about a semi-permanent smoothing effect that seems unnatural, for example.

Baby Botox provides the perfect solution for minor wrinkles or fine lines that you’re trying to quickly and easily take care of. It is basically the same as a normal Botox treatment, but with a smaller dose of Botox used for each injection. Typically, you’ll receive half the normal injection or even a quarter of it, depending on the area and the result you’re interested in. Speaking with your doctor about your goals will help to determine this. 

There’s a little more to it, though. Baby Botox relies on micro-injections of Botox to deliver natural results in targeted areas. This means your doctor delivering the treatment must be incredibly skilled and precise. This is not the purview of lunchtime procedures from your local esthetician.

You should always see a board-certified dermatologist, registered nurse, or plastic surgeon for safe and effective Botox treatment, but especially for this precision procedure, which requires proper medical training and experience, not to mention a degree of artistry.

Why is Baby Botox So Popular?

There are several reasons why patients are interested in Baby Botox. Some are new to Botox treatments, and even though the procedure is completely safe when administered by an experienced dermatologist, they may be more comfortable starting small to see how it all works.

Baby Botox is also ideal for fine lines and wrinkles like crow’s feet, for example. This is an area where a very small amount of Botox injection can go a long way, so a less-is-more approach is appealing for many patients, especially those who don’t want others to know they’ve had a cosmetic treatment.

In addition, this micro-injection option offers the opportunity for a much more personalized approach to Botox. Since very precise areas can be targeted, each patient can customize the treatment to deliver the best results for their unique visage.

Patients that use Botox regularly are also drawn to Baby Botox in conjunction with regular Botox treatment. In truth, this approach offers the best of both worlds. While Baby Botox is great for fine lines in delicate areas (like around the eyes), a more substantial injection is better suited to heavy folds around the mouth or deep creases in the brow area.

Is Baby Botox Right for You?

If you’re new to Botox and interested in trying it out, but you’re worried about going overboard with the normal dosage, Baby Botox is a great introduction to the treatment, with small improvements that can make a big difference in your appearance and self-esteem. If you’re dealing with deep wrinkles or folds, Baby Botox won’t do much to correct them, but if you have fine lines and wrinkles that bother you and you’re seeking subtle rejuvenation, you should definitely consider Baby Botox.

Are you ready to give Baby Botox a try?  Contact Beverly Fischer, MD and the talented team at The Advanced Center for Plastic Surgery today at 410-308-4700 or online to request a consultation.

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