The latest addition to neuromodulators that utilize botulinum toxin A as their active ingredient is Jeuveau, a formula also dubbed “Newtox” for its similarity to the most popular and well-studied formula, Botox in Cedar Park. Both are FDA-approved formulas to treat facial wrinkles that appear when making certain expressions, that is, when flexing facial muscles. Jeuveau’s new formula differs slightly from Botox’s original, which may make it better for people in specific circumstances.
A small amount of the neuromodulator is injected directly into the underlying muscle, causing it to relax and gradually smooth out the appearance of the underlying skin.
What is Jeuveau?
Jeuveau is a neuromodulator that utilizes botulinum toxin to dampen the activity of muscles in the face to reduce the appearance of wrinkles. It works by inhibiting the nerve signal to the muscles in the treated area, preventing them from contracting fully, thereby preventing the skin from creasing. Currently, Jeuveau is only FDA-approved for application between the eyebrows to soften glabellar lines, but other uses, deemed “off-label” are possible when Dr. Roy determines you’d be a good candidate.
Jeuveau’s Unique “Newtox” Formula
The reason Jeuveau has created so much buzz is that it’s the most recent Botox formula to be approved, gaining the FDA’s clearance in 2019. Its precise formula may work better in some individuals, particularly after trial and error with Botox or other neuromodulator treatments, and is a more affordable Botox alternative. This makes it perfect for some people who are trying neuromodulators for the first time and want to minimize its impact on their wallets.
Good Candidates for Jeuveau
The ideal Jeuveau patient is someone who is concerned that they look angrier, more tired, or older when they make certain expressions like frowning. People who have previously had neuromodulator injections of other formulas with unfavorable success can be excellent candidates for Jeuveau.
Anyone receiving botulinum toxin injections should be in generally good health, not allergic to the ingredients in its specific formula, and have realistic expectations of the results.
The Jeuveau Treatment
As with any neuromodulator, Jeuveau treatment begins with a consultation with our talented nurse injector. After examining your concerns and taking your medical history, one of our providers will briefly go over your your medical history and clear you to receive the treatment. Our nurse injector will recommend a product or treatment that will best address your problem areas and work for your timeline and budget.
During a Jeuveau appointment, our injector will make several injections with an ultra fine needle into the treatment area. These injections are painless and take only a few minutes.
Results and Recovery From Jeuveau
Jeuveau requires no downtime and has low risk of side effects. Once your treatment is done, you are free to go about the rest of your day, although many patients take the day off for added convenience. Common minimal side effects include bruising, swelling, redness, and pain. These are all temporary conditions that will subside within hours or a few days.
Your results won’t be visible immediately, as the neuromodulator takes a few days to begin its effects. Results usually appear after about a week, and depending on your unique case and metabolism, can last up to four months.
Jeuveau in Austin, Texas
If you live in Cedar Park, Austin, Round Rock, Leander, or other surrounding areas and you’re concerned about deepening frown lines or other dynamic wrinkles that form when making facial expressions, Jeuveau may be right for you. Our office is only 20 minutes from Georgetown and 30 minutes to North Austin. Schedule your consultation at AustinMD by calling our office or contacting us online today.
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What to Expect
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Aesthetics Services FAQ
Jeuveau takes about 4-5 days before it kicks in. Results usually appear within a week.
All injections will be administered by our talented, experienced and compassionate master injector nurse. She has a keen aesthetic eye and enjoys boosting self-image and confidence in our patients. At AustinMD, our approach to all of our medical aesthetics treatments is to address your concerns and deliver the best, most natural-looking results.
The AustinMD skin care is a medical-grade product line, which means that we use the appropriate dose of highly stabilized ingredients that last longer, and take longer to degrade. The cosmetic industry is highly unregulated, so we have no idea if what the label says is truly what’s inside the jar of serum or lotion. Medical companies have invested in clinical research and can prove that their products offer results. We stand behind the products we offer as it reflects on us.
To determine a client’s treatment, Dr. Roy and his staff will review your entire medical history. You may want to request copies of your medical files to share with him.
Your medical files and treatments are held in the strictest of confidence; all correspondence is handled through our secure patient portal.
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