It’s no secret that men shy away from the idea of injections. But why? There is a perceived notion that injections hurt much more than they do. Botox injections use the thinnest needle there is, not much thicker than a hair. Because Botox Cosmetic is a liquid, the injection process is exceedingly fast, so treatment is over in under a minute. We can’t think of a single male patient who didn’t say that it was much easier than he’d thought.
There are even studies* that indicate the hindered ability to frown helps people keep their cool in heated situations – perhaps the physical act of frowning or scowling feeds into the aggression one feels, and when that physical movement is restricted, the aggression levels simply don’t escalate the same way. *See the Finzi study in the Journal of Psychiatric Research.