Xeomin Washington DC
Dr. Michael Somenek offers the full complement of neuromodulators, including Xeomin. Xeomin® was developed by Merz Aesthetics and is one of the latest treatments for wrinkle reduction on the market today. Xeomin® (incobotulinumtoxinA) has been approved by the FDA for the temporary improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe glabellar lines (frown lines between the eyebrows) in adult patients.
What does Xeomin do?
Just like Botox, this injection weakens, or relaxes wrinkles by blocking the signal from the nerve to the muscle. As a result, the targeted muscle cannot contract. Xeomin offers yet another option for achieving a smoother, fresher, and younger appearance, without undergoing surgery. As an expert injector, Dr. Somenek can help you achieve a natural, more subtle appearance.
When will I see the results and how long will it last?
You can generally expect to see results in 3-5 days, although it may take as long as two weeks. Most people can expect to enjoy the benefits for 3-4 months, and some people will see results lasting up to 6 months. The lasting results may reduce the need for a facelift or brow lift. Results can last up to 9 months when treating hyperhidrosis in the underarms, hands, and feet.
Xeomin treatment includes an initial consultation and facial evaluation. An individualized treatment plan to achieve your goals is created. The treatment takes only a few minutes and is nearly painless. Details about how your Xeomin treatment will be performed will be provided during your initial consultation.
How much Xeomin will I need?
This depends on the size of the treatment area, the goal of your treatment and your anatomy. Every face is different and every patient has a different look they are trying to achieve. Consultations with providers are a great way to discuss how much you need as an individual. Not everybody needs the same dose in the same area, and we customize the dose accordingly to your individual needs.
Post Treatment Instructions
Dr. Somenek does not have many post treatment restrictions and will review all of these with you during your consultation and successive treatments:
Remain upright for 3 hours after injection, keeping your head above your heart.
Tiny bumps and marks at the injection sites usually disappear within a few hours.
With any injection procedure bruising is possible; if it occurs apply ice to area for 20 minutes. You may also use an OTC topical Arnica product.
Headaches can occur after Xeomin treatments. If you have a headache, you may use Motrin, Tylenol, and/or cool compresses. If headache is unrelenting or continues to get worse, please contact the office.
DO NOT massage or manipulate injection sites for 24 hours after injection.
Schedule your follow up appointment (if applicable) prior to leaving office.
Contact Our Office Today!
If you have further questions regarding your Xeomin treatment, please call or contact our office today to schedule your initial consultation.