Xeomin®, La Jolla CA
Wrinkles around the eyes and forehead are among the first signs of aging, often appearing as early as your 20s. If you’ve started to notice these changes, you’re not alone. Years of facial expressions can leave an unwelcome mark on your skin, causing you to look and feel older than you should. Fortunately, you have the power to restore and maintain a youthful complexion with just a few injections!
At KOI Wellbeing, we offer Xeomin injections in La Jolla, CA as an effective treatment for smoothing and improving the appearance of facial wrinkles. With just one treatment, we can restore and preserve your youthful skin.
What is Xeomin?
Xeomin is an anti-wrinkle injection that relaxes overactive facial muscles, preventing expression-based wrinkles, similar to Botox. It is most commonly used to reduce the appearance of crow’s feet, glabellar lines, and forehead lines, but can also be used on other areas such as the jaw muscles for facial slimming. The active ingredient in Xeomin is botulinum toxin type A (BTXA), which works by blocking nerve signals from reaching muscle cells, preventing muscle contractions.
How does it work?
During the procedure, your provider will assess the desired treatment areas and determine the necessary number of units needed for best results. The liquid solution is then injected directly into the wrinkle areas, relaxing the facial muscles, and reducing the appearance of wrinkles. Within two weeks, the full results will show, and you will notice the smoothing effect within days of treatment.
Benefits of Xeomin
Xeomin not only delivers outstanding anti-aging results, but also offers a variety of benefits that make it a suitable treatment for anyone looking for a solution for wrinkles.
Xeomin treatments can smooth out dynamic wrinkles for up to 4 months after each treatment, and help to prevent the formation of deeper, static wrinkles, maintaining the youthful appearance of the face.
Safe & effective
Xeomin is FDA approved and proven safe for treating facial wrinkles.
Quick & convenient
Xeomin injectable treatments are minimally invasive and take only 15 minutes per session.
You can resume your normal activities directly after treatment!
Xeomin can achieve a variety of results including:
- Treating and preventing dynamic wrinkles and fine lines
- Smoothing nasolabial folds
- Softening the appearance of frown lines
- Slimming the jaw muscles
- Lifting the brows
- Reducing nostril flaring
- Smoothing dimpled chin, bunny lines, and smile lines
- Lip flip to reduce visible gums
Xeomin vs BOTOX®
Xeomin and Botox are both cosmetic treatments that use a form of botulinum toxin to relax facial muscles and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. The active ingredient in both Xeomin and Botox is botulinum toxin type A (BTXA), which works by blocking nerve signals to the muscle, preventing muscle contractions and wrinkles. However, Xeomin is a “naked” or “pure” version of botulinum toxin type A and the only product that doesn’t contain any additional proteins, which may help to prevent antibody resistance.
Injections of Xeomin can be used in the same areas as Botox, providing a similar effect in reducing the appearance of lines.
Am I a good candidate?
Xeomin is an effective anti-aging treatment for individuals who are looking to preserve their skin’s youthfulness and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Injections are suitable for all skin types and tones and can be combined with other treatments such as microneedling for added rejuvenation and reduction of facial lines.
Mild side effects such as redness, swelling, and bruising may occur, but typically subside within a day. It is important to inform your treatment provider of any existing medical conditions or medications you are taking before treatment.
This includes allergic reaction to botulinum toxin products, prescription medicine, or over-the-counter medicine you may be taking such as blood thinners (aspirin-like products) prior to treatment.
Downtime and recovery
You may resume your normal activities immediately but will be required to avoid strenuous activities and exercise for at least 24 hours.
To prevent the spread of the solution from the treatment areas, it is also important to avoid lying down for at least 4 hours after treatment.