Xeomin (Botox Injections) in Toronto

Pricing
Starts at $8/unit
Procedure Time
15 minutes
Recovery Time
Immediate

How Much Does a Xeomin Injection Cost?

The price for Xeomin is similar to that of Botox injections, which start at $8 per unit (depending on the number of units injected and any ongoing specials).

How Long Does It Take to Recover from a Xeomin Injection?

Patients can return to normal activities immediately following Xeomin injections.

How Long Does Xeomin Take?

It takes approximability 15 minutes.

What Is Xeomin?

Xeomin is botulinum toxin type A, very similar in structure and outcome to Botox injectable.

If you’re a healthy adult, tired of dealing with unsightly frown lines, crow’s feet, or forehead wrinkles, Xeomin injections are a quick, easy and affordable solution.

Who Is a Xeomin Candidate?

Healthy adults are good candidates for Xeomin injections if they:

  • Have frown lines, crow’s feet, or forehead wrinkles.
  • Have reasonable expectations.

Benefits of a Xeomin Injection

Countless men and women are enjoying the benefits of Xeomin, which include decreased frown lines, crows feet, worry lines, bunny lines, smoker lines and necklace lines. Xeomin, like its big brother, Botox Injection, can restore a rested, youthful and serene appearance to the face.

Naked Toxin
Xeomin is a “naked toxin”, meaning it does not have some of the additional protein additives of Botox injectable or some of the other neurotoxins (Botox-like injectables that are used to relax the less desirable muscles actions of the face This greatly reduces the risk of an allergic reaction.

Smoothens Moderate to Severe Frown Lines
Xeomin injection has proven effective for moderate to severe frown lines. It can also treat forehead wrinkles, worry lines, crow’s feet and smokers lines.

Fast Treatment
Treatment only takes a few minutes and the recovery is fast. You can go in for a Xeomin injection over lunch and head back to work before your break is over.

Temporary
Both the Benefits and the side effects of a Xeomin injection are temporary, and, in the rare instance an untoward event were to occur, the side effect typically wears off on its own in 12 weeks.

Xeomin Risks

Risks associated with Xeomin injections are rare. The best thing patients can do to minimize the likelihood of complications is to select a trusted doctor or nurse. The  Injection team at SpaMedica have years of experience ensuring the risks associated with the procedure are extremely uncommon.

Allergic Reaction
Allergic reactions are rare but possible. Patients should go over the ingredients in Xeomin before receiving the injection, to ensure they do not have an allergy to any of the components.

Problems with Speaking, Swallowing, or Breathing
While extremely rare, it is possible to experience problems with speaking, swallowing, or, even more rarely breathing, when adjacent muscles are affected. This can occur within hours or several weeks after receiving the injections.

Spread of the Toxin
It’s possible for the botulinum toxin to spread past the injection site and can weaken facial muscles and expressions that you may not want to be affected. The high quality and experienced SpaMedica injection professionals, physicians and nurses, can ensure the risks of Xeomin and Botox injections are extremely rare.

Why Choose SpaMedica for a Xeomin Injection?

Dr. Mulholland has provided cosmetic procedures for patients for more than 20 years. Dr. Mulholland has pioneered many injection techniques, such as VolumLift, Restylift, 5-minute nose job and microcannula injections. A skilled cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Mulholland also has an excellent bedside manner that puts patients at ease. The SpaMedica injection RN’s and physicians have a combined injection experience of over 100 years!

Non-Surgical Xeomin Alternatives

Dermal Fillers, Morpheus8, Botox injection and fractional laser treatments can also reduce lines and wrinkles and improve facial shape.

How Is a Xeomin Injection Performed by Dr. Mulholland?

Dr. Mulholland and the plastic surgeons, dermatologists and injection nurses perform all the Xeomin injections and Botox injections at SpaMedica. The injection professional marks the treatment areas and then applies a mild antiseptic. A topical numbing agent or laughing gas is available to those who are concerned about discomfort. Then, the injection professional uses an ultra-fine needle to inject the Xeomin into the targeted and undesirable facial animation muscles.

How to Prepare for a Xeomin Injection

To prepare for injections, patients should:

  • Reduce stress to prevent additional lines and wrinkles.
  • Go over medications with the surgeon.
  • Stop smoking.
  • Clean the skin.

What to Expect After a Xeomin Injection

The procedure is quick and relatively painless, and people can resume normal activities immediately afterwards. Patients should begin to see results within 4 days, although it could take up to 30 days to see the maximum effect. To avoid dispersion beyond the targeted area, the region injected should not be rubbed firmly for 3 hours.

Xeomin Recovery and Timeline

There is no downtime associated with Xeomin injections. However, people should avoid heavy exercise and rubbing the treated areas following the procedure since this can cause the toxin to migrate.

Best Procedures Paired with Xeomin

Blepharoplasty, Facelift, dermal fillers and fractional RF and laser treatments go well with Xeomin.

Xeomin FAQ

Get answers to frequently asked questions about Xeomin injections.

How Painful Is it to Get a Xeomin Injection?

Xeomin injections are not painful. People might experience slight discomfort but should not feel pain. At SpaMedica, all our neurotoxin injections (Botox injection, Evolus Nuceiva Botox injection, Xeomin and Dysport) can be made more comfortable using topical anesthetic cream, air cooling on the skin or even laughing gas (nitrous oxide).

What Are the Common Side Effects?

The most common side effect can be bruising. Rare side effects include temporary muscle weakness, drooping eyelids, and blurred vision.

Can Lasers be used with Xeomin Injection?

Xeomin and all the other Botox injectables are delicate proteins and can potentially be damaged and the effects reduced or eliminated by the heating effects of lasers and energy-based devices, especially immediately after injection when they are superficial. However, once Xeomin and Botox injectables have travelled down to and started to block the targeted muscles, it is safe to use lasers and energy-based devices on the surface of the skin as the Botox injection molecules are deep within the muscle.



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Stephen Mulholland, M.D
Physician and internationally recognized cosmetic plastic surgeon and lecturer.
66 Avenue Road, Suite 4 Toronto, Ontario M5R 3N8