The most popular cosmetic treatments in the world today are Botox®, Dysport® & Xeomin. These cosmetic treatments are simple, non-invasive and can dramatically reduce wrinkles, within approximately two weeks.
Botox, Dysport & Xeomin offer long-term treatment for the prevention of facial lines and wrinkles, as well as other conditions, such as treating excessive sweating under the armpits.
Botox®, Dysport® & Xeomin® are common appearance medicines, used to improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines. They are also excellent treatments for preventing wrinkles. Regular use of Botox®, Dysport® or Xeomin® will soften or prevent wrinkles forming, making you look younger and fresher.
Debbie Clearwater is also an experienced appearance medicine professional and likes to treat her clients with Dysport®.
In order to get the best, most natural-looking result from your Botox®, Dysport® or Xeomin® treatments, they must be placed in the right muscles, in the correct places, at ideal doses, by an experienced Doctor or Registered Nurse. The most common areas we treat are the frown lines, the horizontal lines on the forehead, and the ‘crow’s feet’ around the eyes, as well as lifting the jowl and neck with the Nefertiti lift. We also do hyperhidrosis treatments, for excessive sweating under the armpits. Botulinum toxin works only on the specific muscles treated, which means that any muscle left untreated should not be affected by the procedure.
There are 3 main brands of Botulinum Toxin Type A in New Zealand;
Botox® – the American brand
Dysport® – the European brand
Xeomin® – the German brand.
We use all the brands depending on the needs of each client.
Botox® is a prescription medicine containing 100 units of Clostridium Botulinum Type A Toxin complex for injection. It is used for the treatment of severe frown lines and associated ‘crow’s feet’ around the eyes. It should be administered only by trained medical professionals. Talk to your specialists about the benefits/risks of this procedure in appearance medicine. Cautions: people with neuro-muscular transmission disorders, the presence of infection at the site of injection, pregnancy and lactation. Possible side effects include headaches, pain, burning sensation or redness at injection site, temporary local muscle weakness including eyelid droop, decreased sensation and nausea. If you have side effects or concerns, talk to your doctor. A charge applies. Allergan Pharmaceutical, Auckland.
The new kid on the block is Xeomin®. Coming out of Germany, Xeomin® is the purest form of the botulinum toxin type A brands. It has been used on more than 84,000 people worldwide. It is FDA approved and approved for use in 20 countries. It is “naked”, which means that there are no additives. This can lessen the likelihood of clients developing antibodies to Xeomin®. When your body senses a foreign invader, it responds by creating antibodies and launching an attack. If this was to occur with a neurotoxin, such as botulinum toxin type A, it may not have its desired effects.
Prescription Medicine containing 50, 100 LD50 Units of Clostridium botulinum Type A toxin complex for injection. It is used for the treatment of frown lines on the forehead in adults. It should be administered only by trained medical professionals. Talk to your specialist about the benefits/risks of this procedure in appearance medicine. Xeomin treatment lasts about four months and further courses of treatment may be necessary. Cautions: Generalised disorders of muscle activity; Infection or inflammation at the proposed injection sites, pregnancy and lactation. Possible side effects: a headache, pain, swelling or infection at injection site, local muscle weakness including drooping eyelids, lack of feeling & nausea. You will need to pay for this medicine. Discuss with your specialist if Xeomin is right for you. For more information or for a copy of CMI please contact the NZ distributor: NZMS Ltd: 2a Fisher Crescent, Mt Wellington, Auckland, Ph 09 259 4062. TAPS NA7621.
Dysport® is a prescription medicine containing Clostridium Botulinum Type A Toxin complex for injection. It is used for the treatment of frown lines and excessive sweating. It should be administered only by trained medical professionals. Cautions: People with defective neuro-muscular transmission disorders, infection at the site of injection, pregnancy and lactation. Possible side effects include headaches, pain, burning or redness at injection site, local muscle weakness including drooping eyelids, lack of feeling or nausea, or compensatory sweating in other skin areas. Talk to your specialist about the benefits/risks of this procedure. A charge applies. Dysport® treatment lasts about four months and after this time further courses of treatment may be necessary. Speak to your specialist about your own situation.