The cosmetics industry is constantly looking for new treatments to combat wrinkles, frown lines, and crow’s feet. Traditionally, Botox has been the most popular way to treat these things. At The Dermatology Institute of Boston, we offer three different brands of neuromodulators:

Daxxify is an injectable neuromodulator that works to relax muscles in the face. Like [1]Botox, also an injectable neuromodulator, Daxxify is typically used to relax or soften wrinkles, thereby eliminating them. 

While Daxxify is similar to Botox and other wrinkle treatment options, it’s certainly not the same thing. The effects of Daxxify last longer than those of other injectable neuromodulators. For these reasons and others, Daxxify is quickly becoming the most popular neuromodulator on the market. 

What is a Daxxify? 

As previously mentioned, [2]Daxxify is an injectable neuromodulator that relaxes any muscles into which it gets injected. Neuromodulators work by blocking messages traveling between the brain and your muscles that tell them to tense or flex. In facial muscles, this tensing and flexing often result in wrinkles and unwanted lines. 

However, because Daxxify blocks these messages, the muscles relax, and the wrinkles are eliminated. While this isn’t a permanent fix, the wrinkles are eliminated for months at a time. Daxxify is also FDA-approved, which makes it a safe, tried, and true wrinkle treatment. 

How Does Daxxify Work? 

Like all injectable neuromodulators, Daxxify is a wrinkle treatment that works by relaxing the facial muscles. Here’s how it works. 

Essentially, Daxxify reduces how much your head and facial muscles can move, resulting in fewer wrinkles. 

Potential Side Effects of Daxxify 

While Daxxify is highly effective, FDA-approved, and extremely safe, it’s important to note that some people may experience side effects from this wrinkle treatment. 

The biggest downside that most people associate with Daxxify is one that accompanies all injectable neuromodulators. Daxxify will leave small marks at every injection point when injected into your body. Therefore, seeking Daxxify treatment from an experienced board-certified dermatologist, such as those at the Dermatology Institute of Boston, is important. 

Is Daxxify Right for Me? 

If you are tired of looking older than you are, Daxxify might be right for you. Daxxify has a proven track record of being a reliable Botox alternative and wrinkle treatment. Whether you’re worried about wrinkles, frown lines, or other issues that stem from overactive muscles, Daxxify might be the treatment for you. 

Daxxify is one of the newest wrinkle treatment neuromodulators to hit the market in quite some time. 

You can rest assured that if you are interested in the Daxxify injectable neuromodulator treatment, we’ll walk you through the process and answer any questions you might have so you know exactly what to expect and discuss with your options for other injectable wrinkle treatments available. 

Contact us to set up your wrinkle treatment appointment today and start your journey to looking younger and healthier than ever.



[1] Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. (2023, March 10). Botox injections. Mayo Clinic. https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/botox/about/pac-20384658

[2] National Institutes of Health. (n.d.). DailyMed – DAXXIFY- botulinum toxin type A injection, powder, lyophilized, for solution. U.S. National Library of Medicine. https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=3aaa6e14-a3f7-4fb2-b9f9-d3a9c3ae1f74

[3] American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS). (n.d.). Neuromodulators. https://www.asds.net/skin-experts/skin-treatments/neuromodulators

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