Dysport® is a type of injectable wrinkle treatment a injection that has been proven to help smooth the appearance of expression lines around the mouth, on the forehead, and in the corners of the eyes.
How does Dysport® work?
Dysport® is a type of neuromodulator, which means that it temporarily relaxes the muscle contractions that cause facial lines and wrinkles. Each treatment sessions generally takes less than 20 minutes to complete, making Dysport® injections quick and easy. Additionally, there is no downtime associated with this procedure, so you can get right back to work or your other normal daily activities immediately after your appointment.
Dysport® Before & After
Most people see their final results within two to three days after their Dysport® injections. You may notice mild side effects, including swelling, bruising, redness, and minor discomfort, but these generally resolve on their own over the next few days. Once any swelling as diminished, you will see your smooth, younger-looking results.
Most women and men enjoy their Dysport® results for three to four months before requiring an additional injection in order to maintain the same smooth look.
Am I a candidate for Dysport®?
Anyone in good general health who is looking to improve the look and feel of facial lines and wrinkles may be a candidate for Dysport® injections. Because this product tends to disperse over a larger area than BOTOX® might, Dysport® can be a great choice for smoothing the appearance of crow’s feet.
If you have questions about which injectable wrinkle treatment might be the best solution for you, contact Dr. Jessica Krant of Art of Dermatology in New York City today.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the benefits of Dysport over Botox?
Dysport can last longer than Botox for some patients. It also kicks in about one week faster. Otherwise, when administered by a board certified plastic surgeon or dermatologist, they are virtually the same.
What's the cost difference between Botox and Dysport?
The cost of Dysport treatment can vary based on location, provider, and your unique treatment needs. Both options are priced according to units, but these are not directly comparable since they are measured differently.
How long after Dysport treatment can I get pregnant?
Since further study is needed on the safety profile of Dysport in pregnant women, it’s best to err on the side of caution. Make sure to speak with your OBGYN if you’re considering pregnancy after Dysport injections.
Does Dysport cause less swelling than Botox?
Both options cause very little swelling that is dependent on the amount of fluid used to mix the injection. Any swelling typically resolves within a day or two.
Does Dysport cause bruising?
There’s a very small chance of bruising after cosmetic injections, and your board certified plastic surgeon or dermatologist can recommend ways to prevent it before and after your treatment.
Can heat make Dysport wear off faster?
No. The molecules in Dysport permanently attach to the target muscles, meaning the nerve must generate new signals over time. There’s no way to speed up this process, so always make sure you receive Dysport injections from a board certified plastic surgeon or dermatologist.
What's the most common side effect of Dysport?
The most common side effect after Dysport injections is localized bruising. This typically lasts for a few days and resolves on its own.
Is Dysport less effective than Botox?
Dysport and Botox are different brands of the same medication. They are slightly different, so some patients respond better to one than the other, meaning one may be more effective for you.