3 Types of Botox

Did you know that there are 3 types of Botox?, 
FDA approved and available for use in our offices.
The three Botox products are as follows:

1) Botox by Allergan
2) Dysport by Ipsen, Ltd
3) Xeomin by Merz


Everyone has heard the term Botox, as it was the first and certainly the most popular. The name Botox is used across several brands, it’s sort of the same way people say “Band Aid” and it applies to a multitude of different brands and products. The brand name is used interchangeably to mean any botulinum toxin product.

Clostridium botulinum bacteria, has different bacterial strains and very different cell structure that affects the nervous system. 3 Types of Botox have different molecular structures, and attach to different parts of the nerve. What does this mean for the end-user? Well, everyone is different and will have varying needs. So having multiple products as relief from a particular problem is a great solution as opposed to having a one product cookie cutter approach.