What You Should Know About these Three Popular Botox Alternatives?
When it comes to the world of aesthetic enhancement treatments, there are countless different treatments and procedures out there. From things like laser hair removal, laser skin rejuvenation, and other, more advanced aesthetic techniques, are all becoming quite popular and make use of more advanced technology to help patients to achieve their best overall skin type or texture. However, when it comes to age-related skincare issues, while these newer techniques are certainly making a name for themselves, in order to defeat wrinkles and expression lines treatments like Botox will always remain king. The fact is that Botox is the most popular aesthetic enhancement method of all time, with more and more procedures being done year over year. in fact, according to the team at the best medical spa Queens has to offer, Aesthetic Solutions, Botox actually accounts for nearly, if not more than 50% of all aesthetic enhancement treatments performed each and every year. And while Botox is a proven to be effective procedure, in many instances, some patient simply may not be fans of Botox and may prefer to use other treatments, as they may no longer be effective for them anymore, or they simply may not want to have this procedure. For such individuals, there are a few popular alternative options out there for individuals looking to treat facial wrinkles. While two of these options, Xeomin injections and Dysport Injections are actually in the same class as Botox, being neuromodulators, a third, is an option for individuals who might choose to go the dermal filler route, with Juvéderm injections. In this article, we will explain how these three popular Botox wrinkle reduction alternatives work.
· Xeomin Injections
Xeomin injections are similar to Botox and Dysport in that they are prescription medicine that is injected into muscles, in the effort to help relieve unwanted wrinkles and fine lines. Xeomin works very much like Botox, by temporarily reducing or eliminating muscle contractions in the area. The difference between Botox vs. Xeomin lies in the type of botulinum toxin A used. Whereas Botox uses onabotulinum toxinA, Xeomin utilizes a slightly different version called incobotulinumtoxinA. Both treatments are FDA approved for treatment of frown lines and work by relaxing the treated muscles. According to the team at Aesthetic Solutions, the best medical spa Queens has to offer, much like Botox, Xeominrelies on botulinum toxin to temporarily relax facial muscles by preventing contraction of muscle fibers. Without muscle contraction certain wrinkles, like frown lines and forehead wrinkles, can be significantly reduced, since they are caused by muscle movements, and not just the natural aging of the skin.
· Dysport Injections
Dysport injections (abobotulinumtoxin A) are similar toXeomin and Botox, in that they utilize a neuromodulator for wrinkle treatment. This noninvasive procedure temporarily decreases muscle movement in the target areas to soften the appearance of glabellar lines, the vertical wrinkles most prominent on your forehead in between your eyebrows. It’s also sometimes used for certain medical conditions. Dysport was originally approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2009. You may be a candidate for Dysport if you want to treat glabellar wrinkles and you’re under the age of 65.Dysport belongs to a class of injections called neuromodulators. Other injections in this class include Botox and Xeomin. According to the team at ASNY, the best medical spa Queens has to offer, all use a form of botulinum toxin, but they’re used to target different areas of your face. Neuromodulators like Dysport reduce the appearance of lines by relaxing and limiting the movement of muscles around the injection site. Your doctor injects a small amount of the substance directly into your muscle. As your muscles relax, the skin above them becomes smoother, thereby reducing wrinkles. It’s important to note that these effects are only temporary.
· Juvéderm Injections
Now we finally move off the neuromodulators, and just to give prospective patients a different, alternative route, we bring in a hyaluronic acid based dermal filler, Juvéderm. There are several products in the Juvéderm family. They all are used to help people address the facial signs of aging. Each product in the Juvéderm line features different bonding and concentrations of hyaluronic acid. The different products are each tailored to target specific problems when injected into different areas and depths. Juvéderm fillers have a smooth, gel-like consistency.
For more information on all types of skincare options, be sure to contact the team at Aesthetic Solutions today.