What is Xeomin?
Xeomin® is a botulinum toxin type A. Dr. Balogun affectionately refers to Xeomin as naked Botox! Xeomin® claims to be an innovative Botulinum type A formulation, in which the complexing proteins have been removed by an extensive purification process from the botulinum toxin complex. In contrast to the other commercially available preparations, Xeomin® contains the pure 150 kD neurotoxin.
How does Xeomin work?
- Bleeding and bruising at the injection site
- Allergic reactions such as itching, swelling or shortness of breath.
What areas can be treated with Xeomin®?
Xeomin® is used to treat dynamic facial wrinkles. Areas Dr. Balogun most commonly treats with Xeomin® include crow’s feet (lines around the eyes), worry lines between the eyebrows, and the lines across the forehead.