What Is Dysport®?
Dysport is the brand name of a botulinum toxin product used for wrinkle reduction. It is designed to treat dynamic wrinkles, the lines that result from facial expressions and movements like frowning or squinting. The minimally-invasive treatment works by relaxing target muscles beneath lines and wrinkles, resulting in smoother skin. While Dysport restricts muscle movement to some degree, patients can still express through facial movements. They are simply more subtle after the muscles relax.
What Are The Benefits Of Dysport® Treatments?
Patients may choose Dysport for several reasons. Some of the advantages of this treatment include:
- A convenient treatment process that takes 30 minutes or less.
- A comfortable treatment process performed using a tiny needle.
- No downtime. Side effects of Dysport injections are typically limited to minor redness and pinpoint swelling.
- Subtle relaxation of the facial muscles to reduce wrinkles while retaining a natural appearance. No “frozen” expression.
- Uniform results through the smooth, even disbursement of the product across the treatment area.
- Dysport may be a good alternative for people who no longer get their ideal results from Botox.
“I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Imago!!! Friendly staff, knowledgeable and professional. Had the BBL and Moxi skin treatments done and the Dysport injections. All of them have made a huge difference in my skin and I absolutely recommend Imago for all of your med spa needs!!! Thanks to Cortney and all of the staff! Love you guys!”
– Elisha S.
Who Is A Good Candidate For Dysport® Injections?
Most adults who are interested in correcting facial lines created by muscle movements are good candidates for Dysport injections. The product is not approved for women who are pregnant or nursing, and is not approved for individuals under the age of 18. Most patients who get Dysport are over the age of 25 and interested in preventing or correcting dynamic wrinkles in a nonsurgical manner. Patients should be in good general health and be free of milk allergies. Before treatment, we discuss the patient’s needs and desired outcome and make sure that these align with what Dysport can achieve.
How Many Dysport® Treatments Are Needed For Optimal Results?
Only one session is needed to achieve noticeable improvements in lines and creases. The results typically last three to four months. Repeat treatments can be scheduled as often as every 90 days to maintain smoother, younger-looking skin.
Can Dysport® Injections Be Combined With Other Cosmetic Injectables?
Yes. Just like Botox, Dysport can be combined with dermal fillers to achieve more comprehensive anti-aging benefits. Dermal fillers work differently than neuromodulators. The purified botulinum toxin acts on muscles to reduce their contraction efficacy for several months. Dermal fillers correct lines and can also be used to enhance facial contours. these products work by inserting a volumizing agent beneath the skin. For example, some dermal fillers inject hyaluronic acid particles into deeper layers of the skin. These particles bind to water molecules to make the skin look plump and youthful.
Is There Any Downtime From Dysport® Injections?
There is no downtime after Dysport treatment. However, your provider may instruct you to restrict certain activities for a few hours. For example, you should not lie down flat after getting Dysport injections. Staying upright helps absorption occur exactly where it is needed. You should avoid pressing on the treatment area and also should not engage in strenuous activities for a short time after your appointment. Restrictions are suggested as a way to prevent the product from migrating away from the local treatment area.