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Botox and Xeomin: Neuromodulators

Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA) and Xeomin® (incobotulinumtoxinA), are called neuromodulators. They block certain chemicals signals from nerves, mostly signals that cause muscles to contract. They are used in the treatment of fine lines and wrinkles. They gradually reduce and smooth wrinkles by relaxing the muscles around them. They help to improve the appearance of moderate to severe frown lines temporarily. They are neurotoxic proteins produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.

What are they used for?

The most common use of these injections is to temporarily relax the facial muscles that cause wrinkles in the forehead and around the face. They can temporarily improve the appearance of frown lines between the eyebrows often referred to as the “angry 11s” they can also be treated in other areas like Crow’s Feet around the eyes and smile lines.

When used in small doses, it has both cosmetic and medical uses. They are very helpful in treating many health problems including:

  1. Temporary smoothening of facial wrinkles and improving your appearance, including frown lines, crow’s feet, marionette lines, neckbands, and forehead wrinkles, among others
  2. TMJ disorder causes jaw pain and masseter spasms
  3. Severe underarm sweating
  4. Chronic migraine

Botox and Xeomin are FDA approved and safe for use. If you are an adult with moderate to severe glabellar lines, Botox or Xeomin may be right for you.

Do not use Xeomin® if:

  • you are allergic to botulinum toxin or any other ingredients in Xeomin®
  • you have an allergic reaction to any other botulinum toxin
  • you have a skin infection at the planned injection site

Interested in getting your Botox or Xeomin treatment done in Tallahassee, Florida? Trust Wellness Medical Clinic. We are proud to be one of the best local Botox clinics in Tallahassee, FL. Our services are designed for your highest satisfaction. Our cosmetic and Anti-Aging services are convenient, professional, and affordable. Injectables in our clinic receive the highest satisfaction ratings.

For a more detailed explanation, please visit our Botox/Xeomin® blog post: