Your Guide to Neurotoxins: BOTOX®, Dysport®, and Jeuveau®
BOTOX® has led the cosmetic injectable industry for many years as the most popular non-surgical treatment available. But, as the industry innovates, there are more BOTOX® alternatives available than ever. If you’re considering your options, then it can feel overwhelming knowing which one is best for you. At Laser Skin & Wellness, we believe in having choices, and we offer some of the leading neurotoxins on the market. Here’s what to know about them, their differences, and which one is best for you.
What Are Neurotoxins?
Sometimes called neuromodulators, these injectable treatments are made with different forms of botulinum toxin type A, a bacteria that can effectively block chemical movement signals in the muscles. This process is beneficial for cosmetic treatment because it can relax furrows in areas like the brow that tend to hold on to tension. It can also smooth dynamic wrinkles that are the result of facial expressions over time. Finally, it can also prevent the further formation of aging signs if used early enough. These options are very safe when administered by an experienced injector and are some of the best ways to achieve a more refreshed look without surgery or downtime.
What’s the Difference Between BOTOX®, Dysport®, and Jeuveau®?
BOTOX®, Dysport®, and Jeuveau® are simply different brands of the same treatment. There are, however, minor differences that may mean one option is better for your goals than the other. For example, many people prefer BOTOX® for its reliable results and decades-long reputation. Others prefer Dysport® because it has a more concentrated formulation and can produce results slightly longer than BOTOX®. And still others prefer Jeuveau® for its lower cost and can produce results slightly faster than BOTOX®. The best way to pick the right option for you is by discussing your goals with an experienced injector who can recommend your best options.
What Can I Expect From My Treatment?
Since neurotoxins are only temporary, you should plan on returning for re-treatment every 3-4 months. This might seem daunting, but keep in mind that treatment sessions only take about 15 minutes and require no downtime or recovery. Patients tolerate the injection process without any anesthetic, meaning you can easily fit your neurotoxin treatments in your busy schedule. Afterward, you can expect some redness and sensitivity at the injection sites, but this subsides within a day. You’ll be given detailed instructions to follow afterward, so make sure to follow them for best results. It can take up to two weeks for your full results to settle in, after which you’ll see a noticeably more refreshed and rejuvenated look.
Schedule a Consultation
There can be a lot to learn about injectable treatments, but our team can help. To schedule your private BOTOX® consultation at Laser Skin & Wellness, we invite you to contact our Lake Worth and Palm Beach Gardens locations by calling or filling out our online form.