Introduced in 2019, Jeuveau is the latest neuromodulator to hit the market, offering highly similar results to BOTOX®. Also known as “Newtox,” this formula can be a great introduction to people who haven’t tried cosmetic wrinkle reduction with Botox before.
What is Jeuveau?
In short, Jeuveau is the same formula as BOTOX®, although the manufacturing process differs in slight ways that could make this injectable a better choice than BOTOX® —and vice versa— for some patients. The active ingredient is botulinum toxin type A, which inhibits muscle movement to reduce the appearance of dynamic wrinkles that appear when you move certain facial muscles.
- Relaxes Facial Muscles
- 15-30 minutes
What Can Jeuveau Treat?
Currently, Jeuveau only has FDA approval for the temporary treatment of moderate to severe glabellar lines, sometimes called “eleven” lines, that appear between the eyebrows at the base of the forehead. While these folds naturally occur when frowning, over time they can appear during a resting facial expression, causing people to look angry or older than they actually are.
Our board-certified injectors may also use Jeuveau for off-label uses to treat areas that haven’t been FDA approved for Jeuveau specifically, but have been for BOTOX®.
Is Jeuveau Better than Botox?
The formulas for these two neuromodulators are remarkably similar. They have nearly the same molecular weight and complex proteins, and require similar units to achieve the results people expect from wrinkle treatment. The subtle difference between these two products (and Dysport) is well understood by our medical injectors, who can give you the best recommendation based on your goals, concerns, and budget.
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The Jeuveau Treatment Process
Like other injectable treatments, Jeuveau treatments in both Lake Worth or Palm Beach Gardens is simple, fast, and relatively painless. Our experienced and highly trained staff will first give you a consultation and recommend the most effective treatment for your unique concerns. They will reconstitute and inject Jeuveau in a predetermined pattern, usually requiring several points of injection for the most even distribution. There’s no downtime required and the total process takes about 10 minutes, so you can even have this treatment on a lunch break and not take time off work.
Results of Jeuveau
Jeuveau is capable of producing results for wrinkle reduction or elimination that are highly similar to BOTOX®. Although not as much research has been done on this new formula as the nearly 20-year-old BOTOX®, Jeuveau results can come a little sooner than with Botox, while lasting the same amount of time, about three to four months, in many patients.
Is Jeuveau Right For Me?
The best way to know if Jeuveau is a good option for your wrinkle treatment is to schedule a consultation with our medical practitioners. If you’re looking for a temporary, non-invasive solution to wrinkles in the forehead and between the eyes, either Jeuveau or one of our other injectable solutions is likely a good option for you.
Schedule a Jeuveau Consultation in Palm Beach
To learn more about this new injectable treatment for glabellar lines, the next step is to talk to a medical practitioner who can explain how Jeuveau is different than BOTOX® and whether it can help achieve a natural reduction in the appearance of your wrinkles. Call or visit one of our convenient locations today, or contact us online to get started.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Jeuveau last longer than Botox?
As both Jeuveau and BOTOX® use botulinum toxin A to treat wrinkles and fine lines, they last a similar amount of time, with effects fading within three months.
Is Jeuveau a filler?
No, Jeuveau, also called “Newtox,” is a neuromodulator that treats dynamic wrinkles by relaxing overactive muscles with botulinum toxin A.
What areas can Jeuveau treat?
Currently, Jeuveau is only FDA-approved for injection between the eyebrows to treat glabellar lines, or frown lines.
Why should I get Jeuveau?
Introduced in 2019, Jeuveau is the newest formulation of injectable botulinum toxin A, the same ingredient that has made Botox so popular since 2002. Jeuveau can be a good option for people who haven’t tried neuromodulators before and are looking for a slightly cheaper option than BOTOX®.
What are the side effects of Jeuveau?
The risks of Jeuveau are the same as BOTOX®, and include soreness, redness, and unsatisfactory results. When administered by a board-certified PA, Jeuveau and other injectables are safe and effective.
How long does it take for Jeuveau to kick in?
Jeuveau takes about 2-3 days to kick in and take effect.