Please upgrade to the latest version of Flash Player.

Mohs Surgery & Skin Cancer

Learn more about Mohs Surgery and Skin Cancer and view frequently asked questions.

Read More

Laser Services

Remove unwanted hair and reduce the appearance of wrinkles, redness, acne and acne scars & more.

Read More


Read more about Dr. Shim's techniques and up to date news on procedures!

Read More


« | »

Botox for teens?

Recently, there was much publicity about teens wanting Botox.  Is this a good idea? In my opinion, probably not.

Botox works by inhibiting muscle movement. Though muscle movement leads to wrinkles, it may also affect skin tautness because we somewhat rely on these underlying muscles to hold our foreheads up, to help our tears drain, etc. Will early Botox lead to early sagginess? There is no proof, but maybe.

Also, what are we saying about society and self-esteem that we are that obsessed with our looks at such an early age?

I think it is appropriate for someone in their late 20’s to begin Botox if they really have strong wrinkles between the brows or in the crow’s feet area.

Tags: , ,

This entry was posted on Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 at 8:14 pm and is filed under Botox. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Responses are currently closed, but you can trackback from your own site.

Comments are closed.