Have You Heard of Vivo Per Lei As a Botox Treatment?

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Vivo per lei cannot do what Botox does !

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one is a peel which is skin deep and the other (Botox) paralyzes the muscle as it is injected in or near the muscle - peels do not cause muscle paralysis and will not eliminate dynamic wrinkles !

Skin peels are not an alternative to Botox

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Botox works on hyperactive muscles of expression such as the ones that cause the "11" between the eyebrows. Skin peels can improve the appearance of the skin in many ways but do not do what Botox does and should not be compared in any way. To imply that they are similar is misleading.

Richard Baxter, MD
Seattle Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 59 reviews

Botox and Vivo Per Lei

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   Botox and vivo per lei are not the same.  Botox causes paralysis of musculature and amelioration of wrinkles, and the other item does not affect muscles.

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Botox and other treatments

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No, I haven't heard of using Vivo Per Lei in lieu of cosmetic Botox. Be sure you're consulting with a reputable practice/practitioner to ensure you are getting proper information and education prior to any cosmetic treatment.  

Sam Naficy, MD, FACS
Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 231 reviews

Not a botox treatment.

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It is possible that this product is compared to BOTOX.  Reminds me of the non-claim by Strivectin: "Better than BOTOX?"  Slyly implying that it is at least as good as BOTOX without actually making a false claim.  This was actually studied by skin care specialists.  The bottom line is that BOTOX is great and these simple skin care treatments don't come close to doing what BOTOX does.

Kenneth D. Steinsapir, MD
Beverly Hills Oculoplastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 26 reviews

Vivo Per Lei vs Botox

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Vivo Per Lei is just a topical peel for removing surface skin layers. It doesn't affect muscles or compare to Botox in the slightest way. Botox is a neurotoxin and the only similar products would be Dysport and Xeomin.

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