Do I have to keep using Botox once I start?

Could discontinuing use after three years of regular injections have any bad effects? Will it make my wrinkles much worse than they were before I started using Botox?

ANSWERS FROM DOCTORS (3)


Answered by Rejuve

Your wrinkles will not get worse if you stop using Botox. They will go back to close where it would have been if you didn't use botox at all. You do have to use Botox regularly to maintain the desired benefits.

Published on Feb 12, 2010

Answered by Rejuve (View Profile)

Your wrinkles will not get worse if you stop using Botox. They will go back to close where it would have been if you didn't use botox at all. You do have to use Botox regularly to maintain the desired benefits.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

Discontinuing Botox will make you no worse off than you would have been without using it. With that said, when a patient has used Botox for an extended period of time, they tend to forget what the "before" pictures look like until we pull them out. You age normally while using Botox so there are no ill effects of stopping.

Published on Feb 10, 2010

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Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

Discontinuing Botox will make you no worse off than you would have been without using it. With that said, when a patient has used Botox for an extended period of time, they tend to forget what the "before" pictures look like until we pull them out. You age normally while using Botox so there are no ill effects of stopping.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by Esta Kronberg, M.D.

Stopping Botox after several years usage will not make your wrinkles worse. In fact, you are still better off having used Botox and keeping the wrinkles from becoming fixed. Basically, you have kept them from becoming fixed lines.

Published on Feb 10, 2010

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Answered by Esta Kronberg, M.D.

Stopping Botox after several years usage will not make your wrinkles worse. In fact, you are still better off having used Botox and keeping the wrinkles from becoming fixed. Basically, you have kept them from becoming fixed lines.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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