Dysport ® injections like Botox, come from a neurotoxin used to treat wrinkles and fine lines such as forehead lines, frown lines & crows feet. Dysport is a Botulinum toxin has been used in hospitals around the US since 1977. It is used in 70 countries and is used on over 4 million patients in the USA alone, every year. The Dysport application is known for its natural look, fast-acting, and long-lasting product.
In Phoenix, Our highly experienced practitioners at Suddenly Slimmer Med Spa use Dysport ® anti-wrinkle injections to diminish fine lines and wrinkles. Dysport is the result of years of studies and has been used extensively in medicine. This particular brand of botulinum toxin was first cleared by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Apr 30, 2009, making it the second approved form of wrinkle injection in the world to target wrinkles and fine lines. These injections are a natural, purified protein used to temporarily relax facial muscles that cause fine lines and wrinkles. This injectable treatment is an established brand name and can also be used to treat conditions like hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), a wide jaw, and even jaw slimming.
What is Dysport?
Dysport treats moderate to severe frown lines by reducing specific muscle activity. Wrinkles and creases are caused by repeated movements and muscle contractions, which means they can even develop in younger adults. Dysport temporarily prevents muscle contractions that cause frown lines, leaving the rest of your face to move naturally.
How long does Dysport last?
Every patient is different depending on his or her metabolism of Dysport. Most patients find their injections last around 3-4 months. Certain patients metabolize faster than others leaving them with the effects for 2-3 months, while others have the amazing benefit for up to 6 months. Over time Dysport can fatigue the muscle allowing for less movement after the Dysport wears off, allowing more time between injections.
How long does it take for the effects to kick in after injection?
You may begin to notice results within 24 to 48 hours for moderate to severe frown lines. It takes about 7-10 days to see maximal results from Dysport.
Can Dysport be used to treat excessive sweating?
Yes! Botulinum toxin type A has been shown to decrease sweating and excessive underarm sweating. Many patients find that they are very pleased with decreased sweating after injections during the summer months and they decide to continue the injections year-round.
Can Dysport be used to treat headache symptoms associated with chronic migraines?
Dysport became FDA approved treatment of chronic migraines in 2010.
What should I expect after Dysport? Is there any downtime?
After your injection, you should expect a little bit of swelling and slight redness, which seems to resolve/go away in a matter of hours. Avoiding heavy exercise, salty foods, alcohol, and sleeping face down will help avoid excessive swelling.
How long will my Dysport injections take?
Many patients get treated on their lunch breaks or when they are simply “in-between meetings or activities.” A full Dysport treatment generally takes around Dr. Jeffers around 15-30 minutes and does NOT require any premedication or anesthesia.
Can Dysport be used to treat a widened jaw?
Yes. The patient’s with a strong masseter (chewing) muscle, often a result of TMJ or stress can be relaxed by both Dysport and create a softer jawline.
If I try Dysport once will I need to continue treatments forever?
No! Most patients love their Dysport injections so much they want to continue injections but it is not something you have to continue forever.
Will people be able to tell I’ve had something done?
No, many patients say their friends are asking what they are doing to look so great!
Can I have Dysport injected while being pregnant?
You CANNOT have either injected while pregnant.
Q: I am someone who is very expressive with talking. I have fine lines on my nose and forehead. Can Dysport help these lines?
If you are someone who is often wrinkling your nose or forehead, Dysport is a great way to treat or even prevent those fine lines from forming. Even after the injection wears off, patients often find they are less likely to frown or wrinkle their nose because they have trained themselves out of the habit.