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Dysport is a neuromodulator similar to Botox Cosmetic, with botulinum toxin A as its active ingredient. It’s formulated slightly differently, as its molecular structure is a little lighter than Botox, allowing it to spread more throughout the skin before producing its effects. This may make it a better choice for some people’s wrinkles compared to Botox, although the best way to know which formula is best for you is to schedule a consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Steven Wallach.
With the domination of Botox in the neuromodulator market, competing formulas like Dysport often go unnoticed by those looking to correct dynamic wrinkles throughout the face. However, Dysport’s unique formula can be used in certain circumstances to personalize a facial rejuvenation procedure, as it may be more useful than Botox for some people.
Dysport is FDA approved to treat glabellar lines in the forehead, also known as frown lines. These are wrinkles that form when making certain facial expressions, most obviously when frowning. It can be considered to be used in other areas of the face in procedures known as “off-label” uses.
Because Dysport’s formula is lighter than Botox, it has a tendency to spread more evenly throughout the injected area, which make it not a good solution for wrinkles that require very precise injections, such as for crow’s feet or around the mouth. At the same time, this could be a benefit for people who want a larger area treated, like the forehead or brow area, where precision is still important, but the affected area can be larger.
Dysport is safe for nearly any adult who wants to get rid of wrinkles that form when making certain facial expressions. To ensure you don’t have any contraindications for this treatment and Dysport’s formula specifically, Dr. Wallach always performs a routine medical examination and asks about your medical history before administering neuromodulators like Dysport.
Dysport in New York starts with a consultation to determine the best way to get rid of the wrinkles in the face that you’re concerned about. When Dysport is decided to be a solution for your unique needs, the procedure first begins with Dr. Wallach sterilizing the treatment area. He will then precisely inject Dysport into the area using multiple injections with an ultrafine needle. The procedure takes less than half an hour and there’s no downtime required. You’ll see results about a week after your treatment, and they’ll last around three to four months before needed a follow-up appointment.
In some cases, Dysport can be a great alternative to Botox when people seek out cosmetic treatments for dynamic wrinkles. To learn more about Dysport NYC and to find out if this alternative to Botox is right for your unique condition and desires, schedule a consultation with Dr. Wallach. Get started today by calling us or contacting us online today.
Can dysport be used for crows feet?
Yes, disport can treat crows feet.
Can I exercise before Dysport?
Yes, you can exercise before disport, but you should avoid exercise for several hours after treatment.
Can dysport be used on forehead?
Yes, disport can be used to treat forehead wrinkles.
Can I get a facial after Dysport?
I would not recommend going for a facial immediately after treatment, but you can have a facial the next day.
Can dysport be used under eyes?
Dysport can be used under the eyes in a very conservative way to treat wrinkled skin.
Can I shower after Dysport?
You should wait about 4-6 hours after treatment before taking a shower.
Can dysport lift your eyebrows?
Yes, injecting small amounts of disport underneath the lateral eyebrow can lift the eyebrows.
Can I sleep on my side after Dysport?
Yes, you can sleep on your side after disport but it is best to not lie down for at least 4-6 hours after treatment.
Can I wear makeup after Dysport?
You can lightly apply makeup after your disport treatment. You should avoid rubbing it in initially after treatment.
Does Botox last longer than Dysport?
Botox and Dysport last about the same amount of time, but Dysport may have an earlier onset.
Can you get dysport after Botox?
Yes, you can get Dysport after your Botox wears off.
Does dysport cause droopy eyelids?
If Dysport is injected too low, it may cause the eyes to droop.
Can you reverse the effects of Dysport?
No, you can not reverse the effects of Dysport, but the effects will last for 3-4 months.
How long after Dysport can I wash my face?
You should avoid rubbing your face for about 4-6 hours after treatment.
Can you use Dysport for laugh lines?
Dysport is not used for laugh lines around the mouth. Those are usually best treated with facial filler products.
How long does Dysport last in forehead?
Dysport usually lasts between 3-4 months.
How long does it take for Dysport to kick in?
Dysport is thought to have an earlier onset than Botox. It may kick in within 3-5 days after treatment.
How often should I get Dysport?
I usually recommend treatment every 3-4 months.
How many units of Dysport is equal to Botox?
The ratio is approximately 3:1.
How quickly does Dysport work?
Dysports onset is in about 3-5 days.
How much does Dysport cost?
The fee for disport will depend upon how many areas are treated.
Is Dysport safe?
Yes, disport is very safe in the doses used to treat facial lines of animation.
How much is a syringe of Dysport?
Some doctors charge by the unit. I charge by the area treated. The cost structure is not usually based upon a syringe content.
What are the side effects of Dysport?
The side effects are usually very mild if any. This can commonly include some bruising, swelling, and minor pain at the injection site.
What is Dysport for lips?
Dysport can be used on fine vertical lines above or below the lips.
Why cant I exercise after Dysport?
Exercising immediately after injection may cause the disport to migrate locally to areas that were not treated.
What is Dysport used for?
Dysport is used to treat facial lines of animation by neutralizing the action of the various muscles.
Why is dysport cheaper than Botox?
Dysport is priced the same as Botox for treatment.
What is the difference between Botox and Dysport?
Botox and dysport are very similar and are derived from botulinum toxin.
What should I avoid after Dysport?
I tell my patients to avoid rubbing the area, lying down, or performing exercise for several hours after treatment.