Botulinum Toxin (Botox) CandidatesBotox is the most popular non-surgical cosmetic dermatology procedure in the United States today. Individuals with mild to moderate facial lines and wrinkles may find Botox beneficial in helping them achieve a more youthful appearance temporarily.

Botox contains an active ingredient known as botulinum toxin type A. This is a strong biological component with potential risks.

Therefore, it is vital to choose the right candidate who can gain significant benefits from Botox injectables. A dedicated Botox treatment provider will initially assess whether the patient is an ideal candidate for Botox injections to ensure effective and safe results. At times, they may advise Botox along with another treatment such as dermal filler injectables to meet the aesthetic objectives of the patient.

Suncoast Skin Solutions, led by board certified dermatologist Dr. Christopher Ewanowski, provides Botox to suitable candidates in Tampa, Brandon, Lutz, Seminole, Riverview, Brooksville, Winter Haven, Daytona Beach, Largo, St. Petersburg, Ocala, The Villages Central Florida, Florida, and surrounding locations in this region of the southeast.


Ideal candidates for Botox are individuals between 18 and 65 years of age who have good overall health with no history of neuromuscular conditions. The candidate would need the removal or reduction of mild to moderate facial aging signs from particular areas with Botox. They should also understand the possible risks of complications associated with Botox injections.

If the candidate seeks a non-surgical medical spa treatment, they will often achieve high levels of satisfaction with Botox, despite the outcomes being temporary.

The candidate can choose to undergo the treatment again in future for more sustainable results. Working professionals and busy mothers typically choose Botox as it involves negligible downtime. Also, the risks are significantly lesser in comparison to surgery.

Younger Candidates

These days many younger people also seek Botox to delay the onset of noticeable signs of aging. Some people in younger age groups now choose Botox injectables a few weeks before a social event such as a wedding. This enables them to have a more youthful facial appearance for the required period of time.

Younger patients can consider dermal fillers instead of Botox if they have saggy facial skin or deep creases because of genetic reasons. Botox injectables are more useful in the treatment of dynamic wrinkles on the face that occur because of underlying overactive muscles, and not due to tissue laxity of facial volume loss.

A good Botox candidate will have a positive outlook, clear goals, and realistic expectations. They must understand that Botox cannot generate dramatic, long-lasting outcomes as face surgery can. Instead, they should focus on the natural and subtle enhancements that Botox can offer.

Who is not a Candidate?

Individuals who are allergic to a component of Botox or people who have suffered from Botox side-effects in the past may not make ideal candidates for this treatment. Individuals with nerve or muscle-related problems, pregnant or nursing women, or people with a skin infection in the injection location should avoid Botox usage.

Dr. Ewanowski’s skin care clinic receives patients from Tampa, Brandon, Lutz, Seminole, Riverview, Brooksville, Winter Haven, Daytona Beach, Largo, St. Petersburg, Ocala, The Villages Central Florida, Florida, and other cities and towns in this majestic state for Botox treatment.

SunCoast Skin Solutions Dermatology offices are located in Tampa / Hillsborough, St. Petersburg / Pinellas County, Brandon, Lutz (2 locations), Winter Haven, Largo, Riverview, Brooksville, Ocala, Largo at Bardmoor, Daytona Beach, Sarasota, and Palm Harbor, Florida. Contact us at 1-844-786-3376 or click here.