Neuromodulators

What are Neuromodulators?

You have likely heard the term Botox before you heard the word Neuromodulators; They are one in the same, Botox is the brand name of one of the neuromodulators approved for use in Canada. Others include Xeomin, Dysport and Nucevia.

Neuromodulators are injected into the skin and work by disengaging the contraction function of the muscle there by allowing the muscle to release, relax and smooth out which gives the skin a chance to soften; by doing it has the effect of decreasing or eliminating the tension in the tissue,  giving the look of less wrinkled skin and decreasing oil production.

Typically neuromodulators for cosmetic reasons includes the reduction or elimination of fine line and wrinkles but they also have valid use for therapeutic reasons, such as TMJ, migraines and hyperhidrosis to name some.

Our goal is to provide the situation where a natural look is achieved whilst relieving the tension/contracture of the muscles.

 

How long does a treatment and my results last?

Treatment can last anywhere from 10 to 20 minutes depending on what you would like done.

Every person is different and results vary due to a number of factors but generally you could start seeing results in 3-7 days and it typically lasts 3-4 months

 

Are there side effects?

As with any procedure there are risks associated. You would generally see side effects within the first 1 to 2 weeks however they are reversable with time.

Side effects are rare and temporary but can include:

  • Headaches

  • Redness

  • Droopy eyelid

  • Asymmetric smile

  • Bruising or swelling at injection site

 

 

What is the cost?

 $9/unit +tax

 

Neuromodulators are administered by Jeannie Dhun (Nurse & Manual Osteopath)

Please call us at 905 493 3011 or email us at info@osteogenie.ca if you have any questions about neuromodulators.

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