When the average person thinks about Botox injections, they may envision a blonde Hollywood starlet visiting her plastic surgeon monthly to eliminate all wrinkles from her face. However, Botox is losing its stigma of only being for the famous, and more and more patients in the Maryland, PA area are opting for the treatment. This treatment is also not solely exclusive to women either- more men than ever are selecting the treatment, resulting in the name “Brotox.”
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reported that “Brotox” is the most popular minimally invasive procedure amongst men, with about 429,000 men receiving injections in 2015. That is a 335% increase from 2000! So, what is causing this explosive growth of interest in “Brotox”? It seems that men want to look as young as they feel, just as women do, and they are not ashamed to admit it. Feeling younger restores confidence, which can have a positive impact on many facets of your life. Also, men are feeling more pressure to look youthful and energetic in a competitive job market. Social media and how we portray ourselves on many platforms is also a social pressure that makes men want to look their best.
So, what exactly does a “Brotox” treatment entail? “Brotox” is a term that is used to describe the use of FDA-approved injectables in men, and does not only include Botox. Injectables that do the same thing as Botox, like Dysport and Xeomin, are also included in that category. The steps for receiving “Brotox” are relatively simple. One treatment is quick, lasting less than 30 mins, and results are evident in a few days. Injections are virtually painless, and there is absolutely no downtime required after treatment. Most people will have no idea that you just had a procedure done directly after. Depending on the type of injectable used, results can last from four to five months before another treatment is needed.
If you are interested in “Brotox”, contact us today to schedule a consultation. We would love to hear from you!