Currently, Botox injections can adjust the shape of your face to be slender and beautiful. It also helps reduce wrinkles especially forehead area, between the eyebrows, corners of the eyes. Botox can reduce jaw size, reduce calves, lift your face, tighten your skin pores and reduce sweat are very popular. As a result, many brands of Botox are produced and sold.
Until causing many people to wonder how are each brand of Botox different? How can we choose the best brand of Botox injections. American Botox, Korean Botox, German Botox, UK Botox, which one is better? LINNA Clinic has gathered information on each brand of Botox for you.
What is Botox?Botox as we affectionately call it, in fact, it is a trade name (Brand Name) owned by Allergan USA, a giant American pharmaceutical company. Used to register the substance Botulinum Toxin Type A (Botulinum Toxin Type A) for use in the medical and beauty industry, the first in the world, which is BOTOX® (of the Allergan company) that is famous and gained popularity in the medical community around the world. Within later time there were other companies who produced Botulinum toxin Type A. They have different brand names such as Dysport (English), Xeomin (German), Aestox (Korean), Nabota (Korean), Botulax (Korean), BTXA (Hong Kong).
Botulinum Toxin Type A is extracted from a type of bacteria called Clostridium Botulinum (Clostridium Botulinum) which has the effect of helping to relax muscles. As a result, the muscles can work temporarily less. Helps reduce wrinkles and lift and tighten the face to make it look slimmer. In this article, we will call the name Botulinum Toxin Type A for short: Botox for easy understanding.
Botox certified by the Thai FDA in 2022.
The first factor that should be considered when choosing the brand of Botox to use is: It should be Botox that has been certified by the Thai FDA and certified by the country of manufacture. Currently, there are 9 brands of Botox that have been certified by the Thai FDA standards as follows:
- Botox brand ALLERGAN, USA
- Botox brand XEOMIN, Germany
- Botox brand DYSPORT, England
- Botox brand AESTOX, Korea
- Botox brand: BOTULAX, Korea
- Botox brand NABOTA, Korea
- Botox brand HUGEL, Korea
- Botox brand CLODEW, Korea
- Botox brand BTXA, Hong Kong
How are each brand of Botox different? Which brand of Botox injections should I choose?
From the information on all 9 brands of Botox, it can be seen that Botox can be divided into 2 main groups according to the country of production:
- Botox from Europe includes Allergan brand Botox, Dysport brand Botox and Xeomin brand Botox.
- Botox from Asia includes Aestox brand Botox, Nabota brand Botox, Botulax brand Botox, Hugel brand Botox, Clodew brand Botox from Korea and Botox.
Brand BTXA from Hong Kong Each brand of Botox has different uniqueness.
- Points together include the purity of the drug. Feelings during injection and duration of stay after injection.
1. Botox: ALLERGAN, USA
It is the first brand of Botox in the world to use Botulinum Toxin Type A for beauty enhancement. Reduce muscle size and helps reduce wrinkles. Produced and distributed by Allergan USA for more than 30 years. The highlight of Allergan Botox is that it has the highest purity of the drug (99.5%), thus causing allergic reactions or symptoms of drug resistance after injection are very rare. Certified by the U.S. FDA. Clear results after injection. The face is naturally slender and beautiful, not hard or tight. It is the highest quality Botox that most customers trust and choose to inject. It last the longest compare to other brand. Maintains results after injection for 5-8 months.
2. Botox: XEOMIN, Germany
Botox from Germany that brings together the advantages of Botox Allergan (America) and Dysport (England) This makes the overall properties of Xeomin to be halfway between the two Botox prototypes, known for the very high purity of the drug. There is no contamination of protein complexes in the drug. There is research that has come out to confirm that Xeomin provides good results in cases with Botox-resistant problems (you must stop injecting Botox for at least 2-3 years) giving results after injection that are natural, not hard, not tight. Popularly used to lift the face, reduce wrinkles, reduce arm muscles, reduce calves after injection. Result last for 3-6 months.
3. Botox: DYSPORT, England
Famous Botox from England. There is high purity of the drug. It has a slightly smaller molecular size than America’s Allergan. Features an injection technique called ABO LIFTING. The results of face lifting can be seen quickly. In addition, there is research supporting that Dysport Botox has the ability to stimulate skin cells to produce more collagen. Therefore helping to make the skin look more flexible, firm and youthful.
Botox Dysport is suitable for injections in large muscle groups such as the forehead, upper arms, calves and uses a facial lift. Tighten pores Including injections to reduce sweat. Dysport brand Botox, injections to reduce jaws, lasts for 5-6 months, injections to reduce wrinkles in various parts, lasts for 3-4 months, injections to reduce sweat, lasts for 3-5 months, and injections to reduce calf muscles, lasts for 1 year
4. Botox: AESTOX, Korea
It is Korean Botox with a drug purity of up to 99.5%, thus reducing the chance of allergic reactions or drug resistance after injection. You can see the results of the change quickly after injection. Gives smooth, beautiful, natural work, not hard, not tight. Popularly injected to reduce wrinkles at the corners of the eyes, crow’s feet, and forehead wrinkles. Adjust the face to be slimmer after injection can last for 2-4 months.
5. Botox: BOTULAX, Korea
It is the most popular Botox. Imported from Korea Produced using Allergan Botox as a prototype. The drug is of high purity. The price is more affordable than Allergan. Doctors like to use injections to adjust the face frame to make it slimmer, beautiful, reduce acne scars, Botox to tighten pores. As price is cheaper it is also mostly use to inject body area like armpits, bug muscles like legs or shoulder areas. Gives results after injection that are smooth, beautiful, natural, not stiff and tight after injection, lasting for 3-4 months.
6. Botox: NABOTA, Korea
Botox from Korea It stands out with a drug that is as pure as 98.7%, certified by the United States Food and Drug Administration (U.S. FDA), giving beautiful results after injection. Popularly used as an injection to reduce the jaw size. Reduce wrinkles in various parts such as frown lines, forehead wrinkles. Botox tightens pores After injection can last for 3-4 months.
7. Botox : HUGEL, Korea
It’s Botox from Korea as well. The purity of the drug is up to 99.5%. The drug spreads well, giving a beautiful, natural-looking job, not stiff and tight. Popularly used as injections for facial lifts. Reduce forehead wrinkles, between the eyebrows and wrinkles around the eyes and is used as an injection to reduce the wings of the nose. After injection can last for 3-4 months.
8. Botox: CLODEW, Korea
The latest Botox from Korea. It has already been certified by the Thai FDA. The purity of the drug is 99.5%. Uses Double V Lifting technology to quickly lift and tighten the skin. See results almost immediately. The work looks beautiful and natural, not tight or hard after injection and lasts for 3-4 months.
9. Botox: BTXA from Hong Kong
Botox from Hong Kong Developed by Hong Kong researchers and Botox experts from America. The purity of the drug is 99.5%. Suitable for injection to reduce large muscles such as upper arms, calves, jaw reduction, and facial contouring with visible results. and can be injected to reduce wrinkles as well After injection can last for 3-5 months.
Which brand of Botox injections is best to choose?
Frequently asked questions are: Korean Botox, American Botox, German Botox or English Botox, which is better? Which Botox injection should you? There are several factors used in choosing a brand of Botox for treatment, including:
- Areas where Botox injections are desired, such as areas with large muscle groups such as the upper arms, calves, and jaw that are effective and see results quickly. The doctor may recommend using Botox Dysport, BTXA, where the drug is widely distributed. Or is it Botox from Korea such as Aestox or Nabota that is cheaper?
- How long will Botox last? For people who want to maintain results longer after injection. Focus on pure drugs to reduce the chance of drug resistance. It is more suitable for Botox from the brands Allergan than Botox from other countries.
- Price per unit. Choosing the brand of Botox depends on the patient’s budget as well. The price level of Botox in Europe will be higher. But the advantage is that the results will last longer after injection. While Botox in Korea and Hong Kong will have a more affordable price. But the results will not last as long after injection as Botox from Europe.
Review of Botox injections at LINNA Clinic
For anyone who is interested in Botox injections to adjust the shape of the face to make it slimmer and beautiful reduce wrinkles on the face, tighten your skin, reduce sweat and help with office syndrome. You can ask for details and consult with a specialised doctor at LINNA Clinic or add Line to inquire and reserve a treatment appointment in advance at LINNA Clinic.