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Cleveland area professional discusses the difference between Botox and Xeomin

woman with beautiful wrinkle free face posing, botox

At Seriously Skin, we offer a wide range of services for Cleveland area patients who are interested in improving the appearance and health of their skin. We have professionals here to assist individuals in finding the treatments that will benefit them and their specific situations. We want our patients to have access to the best treatment available for their needs, and we offer many cosmetic injectables. While many patients who are seeking anti-aging benefits from an injectable may ask for Botox by name because it is a familiar brand, there is another injectable available at Serious Skin known as Xeomin.
 
Patients who are advised to consider these injectables will often ask about the difference between Botox and Xeomin.

Similarities

Botox and Xeomin are both used for anti-aging purposes. They are neuromodulators that are injected into the muscles to reduce contractions. Both are available through Seriously Skin for patients who want to address wrinkles and folds on the face. This may include glabellar lines, forehead folds, and crow’s feet. They are both FDA approved and considered safe for use when injected by a professional.

Differences

Botox has been on the market for many years, being used for many medical conditions including chronic headaches, TMD, and cervical dystonia. It has a positive reputation and record, while Xeomin is newer. However, both are approved by the FDA for cosmetic use, though Xeomin is shown in studies to not last as long as Botox. Continued studies are being done to verify the longevity of the results of Xeomin versus Botox. Some doctors prefer Xeomin because it does not require refrigeration as Botox does and it reduces the likelihood of allergic reactions. Both are readily available at the practice of Seriously Skin in Cleveland.
 
If you want to speak to a professional in Cleveland about the advantages and disadvantages of both Xeomin and Botox, contact the team at Seriously Skin today to book a consultation appointment. We can make recommendations based on an initial evaluation.
 
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