Wrinkle treatments with Neuromodulation and Xeomin are two of the most popular neuromodulators for wrinkle treatments. It injections are used not only for therapeutic purposes but for cosmetic ones too. Unlike fillers, which are superficially injected just beneath the skin, neuromodulator is injected directly into the muscle. Because Neuromodulation and Xeomin are made of a neurotoxin, they block signals between the muscle and the brain, ultimately preventing muscle contraction in a localized area. When the muscle relaxes, wrinkles smooth out and soften. Performed correctly, these injections only affect targeted muscles while still allowing for facial expression. It can be used for any type of wrinkle that has not been caused by sun damage or stretching of the skin due to gravity. Results are usually best on expression lines, such as those around the eyes and forehead.
Did you know…
that 11 million women have undergone neuromodulator injections? In fact, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports that it is the most common cosmetic treatment requested in America, with numbers at an all-time high. More than a million treatments are performed every year, and it isn’t just the rich and famous indulging in the liquid facelift. People of all economic backgrounds get neuromodulators because of its affordability.
Frequently Asked Questions
Am I a candidate for Neuromodulators treatments?
If you are between the ages of 18 and 65, consult with your cosmtic physician to find out if neuromodulator is right for you. The best candidates for cosmetic neuromodulator treatments are usually men and women bothered by facial lines and wrinkles – particularly those along the forehead and between the eyes. You should not get neuromodulator injections if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you suffer from any type of neurological disease. For more information of potential side effect, please click here.
What should I expect when getting Neuromodulators?
Neuromodulator injections are in-office procedures performed in just a few minutes. In fact, you can schedule a neuromodulator injection for your lunch hour or on your way home from work. Injections use a very fine needle, which is inserted into the facial muscles. There is very little discomfort during the injection, and no anesthesia is necessary.
Are there any special instructions I will need to follow after getting neuromodulators?
There is a minimal recovery period of approximately 48 hours after getting Neuromodulation. During this time, you may experience bruising or headaches. Avoid rubbing your face in areas treated with neuromodulator, and do not lie down for the first few hours after the injections. Keep in mind that results from Neuromodulation – though significant – usually begin to fade within 4 to 6 months. You’ll need to return for retreatment periodically.
What are the differences between Neuromodulation and Xeomin?
Neuromodulation and Xeomin are both popular cosmetic treatments designed to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, particularly on the face. They work by temporarily relaxing the underlying facial muscles, which softens wrinkles. While both products are derived from botulinum toxin and are quite effective, there are some differences. Neuromodulation has been available longer and contains accessory proteins, while Xeomin is a purer form of botulinum toxin. This can result in a slightly quicker onset of action for Xeomin in some cases. Additionally, some individuals may prefer Xeomin due to its reduced risk of developing resistance to the treatment over time. Ultimately, the choice between Neuromodulation and Xeomin should be based on individual preferences and the recommendation of a qualified healthcare provider.
Wrinkle treatments in Pottstown PA and Havertown PA
After years of working with Neuromodulation and Xeomin for wrinkle treatments, Dr. Yuan has gained valuable insights into achieving optimal results for each person, taking into account their unique facial features. We have two offices in Pottstown and Havertown PA. If you would like to have more information regarding the treatment, you can send us an email.