Botox® and Xeomin® are two types of injectables used to eliminate wrinkles, and other facial aging signs. These injectables share a similar ingredient called botulinum toxin. However, the difference between Botox® and Xeomin® is that the first type of injectable features a special protein. Xeomin® injections have been proven effective in clinical trials and they are approved in the Europe and US. These injections are capable of diminishing glabellar wrinkles.
Benefits of Botox® & Xeomin® injections
There are countless benefits offered by Botox® and Xeomin® injectables. They can offer satisfying results in reducing aging signs, and patients get a more youthful appearance. Here are other benefits of Botox® and Xeomin® injectables:
About The Procedure
Injecting Botox® and Xeomin® doesn’t require anesthesia and the procedure can be done in several minutes. These injectables are inserted into specific facial muscles with a very fine needle. Patients will experience minor discomfort or pain. The full effects of this procedure can be seen after 3 to 7 days. Alcohol intake should be avoided at least 1 week before the procedure.
Aspiring and anti-inflammatory medication should be avoided at least 2 weeks prior the procedure to reduce bruising. The results can last from 4 to 6 months. Additional Botox® and Xeomin® injections might be required afterwards.
Botox® & Xeomin® injections | FAQ
What are the side effects of Botox® and Xeomin® injections?
Some patients might experience headaches for 24 to 48 hours after the procedure, but this is rare. Temporary bruising is a common side effect of Botox® and Xeomin® injections. Some patients might develop eyelid dropping, but it will pass with time.
Who is not a good candidate for Botox® and Xeomin® injections?
Patients who suffer from neurological diseases, are breastfeeding or pregnant are not good candidates for Botox® and Xeomin® injections. Since Botox® and Xeomin® injections don’t work for all wrinkles, a consultation with the surgeon is recommended
How do Botox® and Xeomin® injections work?
These injectables are designed to relax and weaken the facial muscles. When these muscles relax, the wrinkles and other aging signs are reduced.
Are Botox® and Xeomin® injections painful?
Patients might experience small amounts of pain when Botox® and Xeomin® are injected because of the needle insertion. The smaller the needle, the less pain experienced. When Botox® and Xeomin® are injected under the skin, they might stimulate some nerve fibers and cause minimal discomfort.
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