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Neurotoxins

Elevate your natural beauty and rediscover youthful, smooth skin.

Your Sanctuary for Radiant Skin, explore the world of injectable beauty with Botox and the newest addition, Xeomin. Unlock Timeless Beauty with Optimal Oasis Neurotoxin Treatments.

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Botox: A Trusted Beauty Elixir

What is Botox?

Botox is a popular injectable wrinkle relaxer that is technically known as botulinum toxin type A BoNT-A), which is naturally produced by the bacterium clostridium botulinum. It’s also the first FDA-approved treatment to temporarily improve moderate to severe frown lines, crow’s feet, and forehead lines. Botox is the most studied and documented injectable neurotoxin, with an established track record and more than 16 years of published studies, making it the most widely researched and studied treatment. Currently, Botox is approved for use in 95 countries.

Botox

How Does Botox Work?

Lines and wrinkles are caused by various factors, like skin and cell changes, a loss of elastin and collagen, and skin damage caused by free radicals from the sun and the environment. Excessive and repeated facial movements can also cause lines and wrinkles to become etched into the skin. For example, every time you frown or squint, the muscles responsible for those reactions cause the skin to fold and create tiny lines that become ingrained into the skin with time.

Neurotoxins work by affecting the communication between the nerves and the muscles that are responsible for making wrinkles. Injecting the muscle with Botox blocks the signal between the nerve and muscle, which weakens the muscle so it can’t contract like normal. This temporarily improves the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines on the face.

All the injectables in the neurotoxin family work the same way, but their molecular makeup and formulation set one apart from the next. Botulinum toxin type A is the key ingredient in each injectable neurotoxin.

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Botox

Who is it for?

Botox works well for anyone, as well as all skin types and tones. It’s safe to use in patients over the age of 21. In addition, the treatment is considered safe for most adults who wish to improve the appearance of their skin and mitigate the common effects of aging. However, Botox (and all neurotoxins) are not recommended to be used by pregnant or breastfeeding women or patients with medical conditions or allergies to the active ingredients in Botox.

The treatment is beneficial for those who want to smooth out lines and wrinkles on:

Botox

Quick Facts

Results Last: 3-5 months*
Skin Types: All
Time: 30 min
Downtime: None
Treatments: Recommended quarterly
Administered: Via injection
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Botox Faqs

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there are potential side effects with Botox, albeit rare. The most common ones are temporary bruising, swelling, pain, and redness at the injection site. But some patients also experience dizziness, weakness, or headaches, which often resolve within one to two days. More severe but rare side effects include spreading the injectable, leading to trouble breathing and swallowing, muscle weakness, and slurred speech.

Your injector will provide you with some instructions before and after your injections. In the days leading up to your appointment, stop taking any medication and supplements that increase bleeding or bruising. Also, tell your injector of known allergies, especially if you’ve experienced an allergy to an injectable neurotoxin.

After your injections, avoid lying down for eight hours. You’ll also want to skip routine workouts or extreme heat for the first 24 hours.

Most patients don’t experience any pain with the treatment. There may be a slight feeling of a prick at the time of the initial injection. Numbing cream can be applied if necessary to make the treatment more comfortable.

Botox provides a natural result and a softening of the lines and wrinkles. However, dosing and injection techniques are paramount, so you should only trust your face to a skilled expert injector. When done appropriately, no one will know that you’ve had Botox.

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Xeomin: Unveiling the Purity of Timeless Beauty

What is Xeomin?

Xeomin is an injectable neurotoxin, joining the league of transformative beauty solutions at Optimal Oasis. It stands out as a “purer” alternative in the world of wrinkle relaxers. Composed of botulinum toxin type A, Xeomin delivers a fresh approach to rejuvenating and enhancing your skin.

Xeomin

How Does Xeomin Work?

Similar to its counterparts, Xeomin targets the communication between nerves and muscles responsible for wrinkles. By blocking signals from the nerve to the muscle, Xeomin reduces muscle activity, improving the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Its unique formulation makes it an excellent choice for those seeking an alternative with minimal additives.

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Xeomin

Who is it for?

Xeomin is designed for individuals looking for a refined and “purer” neurotoxin option. It’s suitable for those who may have sensitivities or reactions to other injectables. Ideal for adults over the age of 21, Xeomin is a versatile solution for smoothing lines and achieving a more youthful appearance.

Xeomin

Quick Facts

Results Last: Comparable to other neurotoxins*
Skin Types: All
Time: Quick 15-30 minute sessions
Downtime: Minimal
Treatments: Recommended quarterly
Administered: Via injection
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Xeomin Faqs

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Xeomin is suitable for all skin types.

A session typically lasts between 15 to 30 minutes, making it a convenient option for busy schedules.

Side effects are generally mild and limited to the injection site, including redness or swelling. Your injector will provide detailed information during the consultation.

Results can be noticed within a few days, with the full effects manifesting over the following two weeks.