Xeomin® is a neuromodulator similar to Botox® and is used to relax wrinkle-causing muscles, thus reducing the appearance of existing wrinkles as well as preventing future wrinkles. It works by blocking the signal from the nerve to the muscle, the same way that Botox does. As a result, the targeted muscle cannot contract and therefore can not create wrinkles.
Similar to Botox in that they come from the same source, the only difference is that Xeomin has fewer complexing proteins surrounding the botulinum toxin type A molecule. This is believed to lessen a patient’s likelihood of developing an immunity to botulinum toxin type A.