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Xeominâ (pronounced Zeo-min) is the latest neutotoxin addition on the market and it’s quickly gaining popularity because it can be considered an organic Botox.
What is Xeomin®?
Xeominâ (incobotulinumtoxinA) is a neuromodualro approved by FDA for treatment of glabellar lines aka frown lines.
Xeomin® can be called organic Botox because it doesn’t have a carrier molecule like Botox ® and Dysport®, which delivers the product to the target zone.
What is the difference between Xeomin® vs Botox® vs Dysport® vs Myobloc®?
There are currently 4 FDA approved neuromodulators on the market and 3 out 4 of them are approved for cosmetic use as well. Myobloc® neuromodulators remains the only one indicated for medical use as of now.
OnabotulinumtoxinA (BOTOX®, BOTOX® COSMETIC) and abobotulinumtoxinA (DYSPORT®) and incobotulinumtoxinA XEOMIN® are all approved for cosmetic use and differ in their preparation technique, dosage of units and molecular consistency but they all essentially do the same thing, which is muscle relaxation which leads to wrinkle improvement!
How is Xeomin® different from Botox®?
The difference is only the molecular consistency of the product and the storage and preparation. Different bacteria makes them and one comes with a carrier molecule and the other one doesn’t.
Dosage of Xeomin ® and dosage of Botox®? Are they different?
The dosage of units and reconstitution is the same for both. Hence, for the treatment of glabella lines, the minimum indicated number of units is 20 units. As with any product, some patient variability exists and some patients may require higher dosage.
How is Xeomin® different from Dysport®?
The difference is the preparation and technique just like with Botox. Xeomin doesn’t have a carrier molecule and Dysport does. The difference in only on the molecular level with exactly the same effect and duration of the result.
Dosage of Xeomin® and dosage of Dysport®? Are they different?
Yes, dosage of Dysport and Xeomin is different bit that’s only the information needed for the provider an dnot the patient.
How does Xeomin® work?
Botox works by relaxing muscle activity, which creates wrinkles and/or early lines on the forehead, between your eyebrows or around the eyes.
Where can Xeomin® be injected?
Xeomin ® can be injected in the same areas just like Botox® and Dysport®. Some of these areas are FDA approved while others are not. That’s why it’s important to trust an expert when it comes to facial injections like Dr.Avaliani.
Common areas of treatments include:
- Horizontal lines on forehead
- Lines between eye brows aka 11 lines (Glabella)
- Lines around eyes (Lateral Canthal lines)
- Bunny lines (wrinkles on your nose)
- Smoker’s lines- vertical lines on the upper lip
- Wide jaw-slimming down the jaw line
- Neck bands- Platysma neck cords
- Hyperhidrosis – excessive sweating
- Gummy smile
- Migraine headache
- Chin wrinkles
- Liquid eye lift
- Brow lift
How old does one have to be in order to receive Xeomin® injections?
There are no FDA approved studies for Xeomin injection for adults less that 18 years of age. During the clinical trials the maximum age of the patients was 65 years old
Adults from 18 to 65 and older are all candidates for the treatment. There is no right age to start treatment, but Xeomin, Botox and Dysport are all being recognized as a preventative measurement to starting injections early to avoid the lines from getting deeper and becoming more prominent.
What are absolute contraindications to receiving Xeomin® treatment?
If you have pre-existing neuromuscular disorders such as (Myasthenia gravis, Lambert-Eaton Syndrome, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) should not be injected. If you also have pre existing swallowing or breathing problems, you should be advised against Xeomin treatment. Patients with evidence of active infection or inflammation at the site of potential treatment area, should not be injected until inflammation or infection completely resolves. Dr. Avaliani will perform a detailed history intake and physical exam to determine if Xeomin is the right treatment for you. You shoukd inform
How do I know if I need Xeomin®?
The best answer to this questions is: If you are bothered by the wrinkle lines on your face and want them removed, then you should schedule a consultation with Dr. Avaliani to determine if Xeomin will work for you.
How long does Xeomin® treatment take?
The treatment with Xeomin usually takes 5-15 minutes to complete, depending on the area being treated and is a very quick and safe “lunch time procedure”.
Can I have bruising after Xeomin® treatment?
Dr. Avaliani pioneered a special technique and with the help of AccuVein, there is almost a 99% guarantee that there will be no more embarrassing bruising. At any time, during each injection point, there is a 50/50 change of hitting a small vessel that will develop into a bruise, with the help of Accuvein laser, Dr. Avaliani directly visualizes small and large blood vessels under skin and avoids injuring them, which means no more bruising and very happy patients.
Is there any downtime after Xeomin® treatment?
There is absolutely no downtime and virtually all people return to their regular duties immediately.
How long will Xeomin® effect last?
Dr. Avaliani adheres strictly to the rules and regulations of the manufacturer to ensure that the product will have longevity as advertised. Typical duration of Xeomin® treatment depends on the area and the dose injected. For the most commonly injected areas on the face, the average duration is 3-4 months.
What are the most common adverse effects associated after Xeomin® injections?
After your treatment, you might experience and see very mild swelling, redness and tenderness where the product was injected. You may also experience temporary headache sensation. Rarely with Dr. Avaliani will you develop any bruising.