When you look in the mirror, are you starting to notice fine lines across your forehead, between your brows, or at the corners of your eyes? If so, it may be time to consider a neuromodulator injectable. At First State MedSpa, we offer a selection of treatment options to meet your individual needs and aesthetic goals.
Xeomin® & Dysport®
There are a number of different injectable treatments available on the market today. One of the most common types of injectables includes neuromodulators such as Xeomin®, Dysport®, and Botox. These products all contain botulinum toxin type A, which works to smooth dynamic wrinkles, or the wrinkles that form as a result of repeated facial movements.
So, what is the main difference between these injectable products? The main distinction lies in their formulation. This will influence how the product spreads, the dosage used, and how quickly results can be seen.
The most common neuromodulator treatment areas include:
• Glabellar lines also called frown lines
• Crow’s feet
• Forehead creases
• Corners of the mouth
• A “cobblestoned” appearance on the chin
You will be able to return to your regular activities directly after treatment. However, we do recommend that you avoid exercise and other strenuous activities for the rest of the day. Mild swelling, redness, and bruising at the injection site are normal and should dissipate with time.
Can xeomin be used for crows feet?
Yes! Xeomin can be used for all the same areas that Botox is used for.
Can xeomin be used for lips?
Xeomin can be used to create a lip flip. This is for those who are looking for more subtle results than filler gives.
How do you make Xeomin?
Xeomin comes in a powder form, which is then mixed in the office and refrigerated until use!
How long does it take to see results from xeomin?
Results can take up to 14 days to take effect, but most patients will see their results within a couple of days.
How long should xeomin last?
Xeomin is expected to last 3 to 6 months, comparable to Botox.
Do Xeomin injections hurt?
Xeomin injections are relatively painless. Before treatment, a small cooling device is used to numb the injection sight, therefore assisting greatly in any discomfort.
Can xeomin cause headaches?
Xeomin does not cause headaches, but it can be a side effect. If this does occur, it usually will subside within two weeks.
Can you mix Botox and Xeomin?
Combing the two is not studied and therefore should not be done, however, you can inject the forehead with Botox and glabella with Xeomin in the same day, if you so choose.
How often can you get xeomin?
Similar to other toxins, Xeomin can be repeated every 3 to 6 months.
Is xeomin safer than Botox?
They are both safe, the most common side effects are that of the injections.
What does xeomin treat?
Xeomin helps prevent fine lines and deep wrinkles from forming. It can also help prevent migraines, jaw clenching, and sweating!
What is better Botox or Xeomin?
Both are great neurotoxins, but Xeomin is a more purified version and most of our patients do prefer it.
What is Xeomin injection?
Xeomin is a prescription medication that is injected into muscles to improve moderate to severe lines.
Does dysport last longer than xeomin?
Although some report Dysport lasting longer than Xeomin, there is a reason. Both Botox and Dysport contain unnecessary added proteins and Xeomin does not.
Does xeomin contain human albumin?
Yes, most if not all botulinum toxins contains human albumin, a natural protein found in human blood.
Does xeomin work faster than Botox?
In most cases, Xeomin sets in as little as 1 day while Botox can take 3 to 5 days to show effect.
Is xeomin as effective as Botox?
Xeomin and Botox are both extremely effective treatments for a variety of medical conditions and for eliminating fine lines and wrinkles on the face.
Is xeomin FDA approved for migraines?
Botox, Dysport, Xeomin and Mybloc were all approved in 2010 by the FDA for treating migraine headaches.
Is xeomin more expensive than Botox?
At First State Med Spa, both Xeomin and Botox are priced at 13 dollars per unit.
Is Xeomin or Botox better?
Our patients range in opinions of the best neurotoxin out there, but a large percentage prefer the effects of Xeomin.
What is xeomin used for?
Xeomin, like Botox, can be used to treat fine lines and wrinkles, prevent fine lines from forming, treat migraines, TMJ, hyperhidrosis, muscle tension, and more!
What should you not do after taking xeomin?
Avoid extreme heat and exercise for at least 24 hours after injections and if you intend to sleep within 4 hours after injections, do not sleep on your back or face.
Where can xeomin be injected?
Xeomin can be injected into the face for anti-wrinkle treatment, the temples for jaw clenching, head and neck for migraines, feet/hands/armpits for sweating, and more. It is a versatile treatment!
Can dysport be used for crows feet?
Dysport is actually known to excel at minimizing the appearance of crows feet.
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