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I’m immune to Botox – yes, I really am. Will Jeuveau work for me ?

Cosmetic Treatments QuestionsCategory: JeuveauI’m immune to Botox – yes, I really am. Will Jeuveau work for me ?
A patient asked 2 years ago
I understand both Botox and Jeuveau are similar in the result produced but are they different enough that it will work for me if Botox hasn’t ? Botox, dysport and Xeomin no longer work for me. I am 52 years old, it is not from overuse and my facial plastic surgeon as well as two other board certified plastic surgeons confirmed this – I tried 3 different doctors over the past few years. Thanks.
1 Answers
Dr. Elham Jafari Staff answered 2 years ago

Botox Immunity


Hi and thank you for your question! Resistance to Botox is rare but I have seen it in a few of my patients who gradually need more units to see the same response and it is often attributed to resistance/immunity to Botox. In such cases, some patients may respond better when switching to other neuromodulators, so you can try Jeuveau (or Dysport/Xeomin) and hopefully you will see better results. I hope it helps and good luck!


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