According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Botox continues to be the most popular noninvasive cosmetic treatment among men. In fact, it’s become so popular it has even gained a nickname: “Brotox.” As a leading facial plastic surgeon, Dr. David Magilke has seen the trend firsthand by treating countless men who seek Botox for different reasons. In this blog post he discusses some of the most common reasons why men pursue Botox.

To Look Younger

Crow’s feet, wrinkles fine lines around the eyebrows, mouth and cheeks can make an unwelcomed appearance on women’s and men’s faces alike. Botox provides a temporary solution for these unsightly signs of aging by relaxing the muscles underneath the facial skin. This, in turn, smooths out creases and fine lines for a fresh, rejuvenated appearance. Men in their 20s and 30s seek Botox to thwart premature signs of aging while middle-aged and older men use the injectable to restore their youthful appearance.

To Get the Competitive Edge

Research shows more men than ever are working later in life; many well past retirement age. In addition, research shows that more middle-aged and older men are pursuing cosmetic enhancement, including Botox. Experts believe this is because these men want to keep up with their younger colleagues in the workplace. Botox can smooth out the facial appearance for a more relaxed, energetic, youthful appearance. This can give men the extra boost of confidence they need to succeed in the job market.

To Minimize Signs of Stress

Many men also lead busy, demanding lives at home. The stresses of fatherhood can take a toll on young and older fathers alike. Sleepless nights and other parental stresses can lead to wrinkles and dark circles. Other men seek Botox to help them look their best as they navigate the dating scene. Botox can be used to erase unsightly wrinkles and creases, such as a “furrowed” brow, for a more attractive and approachable appearance.

More About Botox

Many male patients want to look their best but do not have the time or inclination to pursue surgical procedures such as facelift and eyelid surgery. Botox is a minimally invasive treatment that requires no downtime and almost immediate results. A treatment can be conveniently scheduled during a lunch break and achieve natural-looking results almost instantly.

To learn more about Botox or our other nonsurgical treatment options, schedule a personal consultation today. Contact the Portland Face Doctor by calling (503) 297-6511.