What are Neuromodulators?
Botox Cosmetic™ Dysport™ & Xeomin™ are all neuromodulators on the market for reducing wrinkles in the face.
These are all variations of Botulinum toxin which in micro-doses acts as a therapeutic muscle relaxing agent that works at motor nerve endings (nerves that lead to muscles) to reduce dynamic wrinkles. These are the wrinkles caused by repeated muscular contractions that from lines in the forehead, the deep creases between the eyebrows and the horizontal lines from the corners of the eyes down into our cheeks.
What is BoNT-A? What types of BoNT-A are out there?
Botulinum toxin (a naturally occurring protein) type A (BoNT-A) is the active ingredient and has been used around the world since the early 1990's for facial rejuvenation purposes.BoNT-A is produced commercially from Clostridium botulinum serotype A and normally comes with accessory proteins attached to the complex. Each company Allergan, Galderma and Merz have proprietary changes to the BoNT-A to make it special to their company. Botox is FDA approved for also migraine therapy, and hyperhidrosis whereas Dysport is FDA approved for the frown lines between the eyebrows and Xeomin is the least allergenic of the three products. Ask us today which BoNT-A is best suited for you.