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Xeomin: The Pure Alternative

March 18, 2020

Botox has been called “the worst-kept secret in Hollywood.” Everybody knows its name. And, to give it its due, Botox did help normalize the use of a neurotoxin to block the signals that send frown lines to the forehead. The familiar “11” that appears between the eyebrows when we concentrate can become a permanent fixture with time, and the safe application of neurotoxin has proven to erase it. A relaxed and youthful look is something that millions of women – and men – owe to this solution.

It’s time to consider looking deeper into your options, though. Botox is not the only game in town. Informed users have been aware of an alternative called Dysport, but the one we would like to bring to your attention is a relatively new entry to the field. We say “relatively,” because Xeomin was approved by the FDA in 2012, and a lot of experience now points to its advantages.

Consider the Difference

Xeomin is a purified form of the same neurotoxin, and treatments last about the same time, three to six months. Xeomin is called a “naked” neurotoxin because it does not include certain inactive proteins found in Botox. The benefit of this pure formulation is that people treated with Xeomin are less likely to develop a resistance that might limit the results they are seeking.

Compared with Dysport, we find Xeomin preferable for most people, because the dosage is similar to that of Botox: 20 units of Xeomin are equal in strength to 20 units of Xeomin. This is not the case with Dysport, so the complication of identifying the dosage that’s right for you is greatly reduced.

The Perspective We Apply

At Dermatology Consultants, we are dedicated to avoiding one of the unintended side-effects of the rapid growth of the popularity of Botox. As treatments such as these became so widely accepted and their effectiveness so recognized, we observed what we might call a tendency to trivialize. Sometimes in public communication about Botox injections, even qualified, ethical practitioners have tended to make the whole thing sound a bit like just another purchase decision.

We approach this decision with the same evaluation, care, and preparation we would apply to any medical treatment. The reasons include our respect for the individuality of every patient. Your goals, your concerns, and your physical characteristics are yours alone, and this makes the decision to use Xeomin, or any injectable, just as much an occasion for professional care and candor as any other decision that impacts your well-being.

This care is what led us to evaluate Xeomin for its advantages, and to offer it to those for whom its use makes sense. Our focus is on you. Just contact one of our three locations to learn more about this neurotoxin alternative. For further information, visit


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