Neuromodulators are non-surgical, injectable treatments used to smooth and reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles. It is made of Botulinum toxin Type A, which works by temporarily relaxing the muscles beneath the face. Injections are effective for treating furrows, creases, and marionette lines along the forehead, around the mouth, and near the eyes. Most people who undergo neuromodulator treatments have lines or wrinkles that are moderate to severe and non-responsive to other types of cosmetic treatments.
Did you know…
Neuromodulators have been used in the treatment of lines and wrinkles for decades? Though it did not receive FDA approval until 2009. The results achieved by these treatments are virtually the same as those of treatments, which represent one of the most common cosmetic treatments performed in the U.S.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is a candidate for neuromodulation treatments?
You may be a candidate for neuromodulators if you are bothered by the appearance of lines and wrinkles on your face. The treatment is typically administered in people ages 18 to 65, but should not be used in certain people, such as women who are pregnant or nursing. Contact our office for more information about neuromodulators and to schedule a consultation today.
What should I expect during a neuromodulator treatment?
Most treatments take only minutes to complete using a series of tiny injections around targeted facial muscles. Though there may be some initial soreness at the injection site, most people experience little or no bruising after treatment. In most cases, patients can return to work or other activities immediately after treatment. It is important, however, to avoid applying pressure to the treatment site or sleeping on it for the first 24 hours after getting injections.
How long do neuromodulator treatment results last?
Most people notice improvements in lines and wrinkles within just 4 to 7 days of receiving an injection though maximum benefits may not be realized for a week or more. Outcomes vary from person to person, but most people enjoy the benefits of neuromodulators for approximately 4 months.