Dr. Kory Kitagawa is a Honolulu cosmetic and medical dermatologist who specializes in treating facial wrinkles and other dermatological issues. Dr. Kitagawa and his expert staff provide a variety of cutting-edge treatments for wrinkles to soften and mitigate the effects of the most stubborn facial wrinkles and creases, including Xeomin wrinkle reduction injections.

Dr. Kitagawa administers this already popular injection treatment for wrinkles as well as for muscle spasms in different parts of the body. Many patients prefer it to Botox, so find out more about Xeomin by contacting Kitagawa Dermatology today at 808.533.4434 or through our online contact form. Effective wrinkle reduction and anti-aging skin care can help take years off of your face and get you looking younger and fresher today.

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Effectively Treat Wrinkles with Xeomin

Xeomin is an injectable neuromodulator made from the botulinum toxin, which inhibits muscle nerve activity, leading to temporary paralysis of the muscle. It is used to treat a variety of issues, including wrinkles, deep creases, and various muscle spasms. Depending on your unique needs, Xeomin wrinkle reduction can be applied to problem areas to reverse and prevent the signs of aging through effective anti-aging skin care and wrinkle prevention.

The wrinkle treatment is injected directly into the targeted muscle and should always be administered by a trained professional such as Dr. Kitagawa. Wrinkle reduction injections can be applied to multiple areas of the body at a time, if necessary, and should be spaced apart in time in order to provide effective, subtle improvement of your appearance. By inhibiting movement, effective wrinkle treatment can be found through skilled Xeomin injection applied by an experienced dermatologist like Dr. Kitagawa.

Non-Wrinkle Treatments

People often think that wrinkle treatments derived from the botulinum toxin are specifically used for treating wrinkles or deep-set facial lines, such as the frown lines on your forehead between your eyebrows (glabellar lines). And while Xeomin treatment for wrinkles are still the most common treatment, it’s effective for several other types of conditions that aren’t necessarily dermatological.

Xeomin has proven to be an effective treatment in alleviating the symptoms of upper limb spasticity and increasing the controlled mobility of the arms for those affected by the condition. Adult cervical dystonia, also called neck dystonia or spasmodic torticollis, often starts as a minor twitch of muscles in the neck, then spreads and worsens into uncontrollable muscle contractions that can cause your head to violently jerk or twist forward, backward, left, or right. There are plenty of treatment options, including Xeomin.

Xeomin can also alleviate blepharospasm, an abnormal, involuntary twitching of the eyelids that can disrupt all facets of your life. The simplest of daily activities can become difficult. It’s hard to drive or read a book or do anything that involves your vision.

For more information on wrinkle treatments, visit WebMD.com.

The Effects of Neuromodulator Wrinkle Reduction Treatments

The desired effects of Xeomin injections for wrinkles usually last about three months, but you do not want to have a wrinkle treatment more often than that because it’s no more effective, and it can result in serious side effects.

Each case is different, which is why it’s important to consult with medical skin care experts like Dr. Kitagawa and his staff. Any wrinkle treatment beyond your first is based on you, your overall health, and how your body reacted to the initial round. By receiving care from an experienced dermatologist, you can plan ahead for wrinkle treatments that are timed to keep you looking consistently great and fresh.

Wrinkle Reduction Side Effects

After your Xeomin treatment for wrinkles, if it seems you’re having an allergic reaction, seek emergency medical care immediately. Signs of such a reaction to the wrinkle reduction include hives, swelling (face, throat, lips, tongue), lightheadedness, and respiratory difficulties.

Other side effects from Xeomin wrinkle treatments include:

  • Dry eyes
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhea
  • Pain, tenderness, or swelling around injection site
  • Spreading to other areas beyond the injection point

Rest for at least 24 hours is recommended before resuming your normal activities after Xeomin injections for wrinkles.

Xeomin vs Botox

Patients commonly ask Dr. Kitagawa and staff about the differences, if any, between Xeomin and Botox anti-aging wrinkle treatments.

Though both injectable wrinkle treatments come from the same molecule, Xeomin is purer in its final form than Botox is. This results in what many patients refer to as a “lighter” feel. Wrinkles disappear, as with a Botox injection, but patients claim that they have more facial motion and a less “frozen” look than with Botox.

For many people, the “lighter” effects from the Botox alternative of Xeomin are preferable when choosing wrinkle prevention treatments.

Schedule a Wrinkle Treatment Consultation with Kitagawa Dermatology

To learn more about Xeomin dermatology treatments and their effectiveness in treatment for wrinkles, contact Dr. Kitagawa and his staff with your questions. He and his staff are trained to diagnose and treat all of your dermatological needs, so call 808.533.4434 or visit Kitagawa Dermatology online today. Effective wrinkle treatments with Xeomin and more are possible today and can make you look refreshed and healthy for years to come.

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