Dysport® is a medication recently approved by the FDA, similar to Botox Cosmetic® used for treating a variety of wrinkles. Dysport® is injected with a needle the size of a human eyelash; it works by relaxing facial muscles, thereby reducing and smoothing away frown-lines and wrinkles. Effects as reported can occur in as little as 2 days, and can last up to 6 months.
“The three most common cosmetic concerns we see in our practice, in order, are wrinkles, wrinkles, and wrinkles,” Frown lines between your eyes can become particularly noticeable at a relatively young age, making you look angry or worried even when you’re not.
Popular Dysport Questions:
How does Dysport® work?
Dysport® is a five minute procedure that is safe and helps you look youthful, relaxed, and feel better about yourself. Dysport® blocks impulses from the nerve to the facial muscles that are related to wrinkle and expression lines. After treatment, the wrinkled skin becomes smooth and gives a more youthful appearance, while the untreated facial muscles still contract, allowing for normal facial expression.
Is Dysport Safe?
Dysport® injections have been used safely and effectively for over fifteen years to treat many ophthalmologic and neurological disorders. Studies performed around the world have shown it to have an equal or more favorable safety profile than Botox®. However, while rare some side effects can and occur. The most common side effects are temporary soreness or mild bruising around the injection site. Discuss side effects with Dr. Kaufman to determine if Dysport® is right for you.
Dysport® VS Botox®?
Dysport® consists of the same basic ingredient as Botox® which is Botlulinum Toxin A. Cosmetic physicians outside the U.S. who have used Dysport® report longer lasting results when compared to Botox®. Dysport® has proven to be –equal or more efficient for certain wrinkle areas and may prove to be more effective than Botox® with a similar safety and side effect profile. Dysport® has advantages and disadvantages; a consultation with Dr. Kaufman will determine if Dysport® is right for you.
Choose an experienced Dysport® administer
Dysport® should only be injected by an experienced medical professional, skilled in understanding the muscles and expressions of the face; this is the key in retaining your natural expression while still smoothing out wrinkles. Dr. Kaufman will determine which product would be the best for you.
The lasting effect of treatment with Dysport® can differ between individuals and additional injections may be necessary. Speak with Dr. Kaufman about the results you can expect with Dysport®.