Dysport is an injectable treatment that relaxes the facial muscles responsible for creating dynamic wrinkles, giving your skin a natural and youthful look with a radiant glow. Unlike plastic surgery and other surgical procedures, Dysport is a non-invasive method that requires no downtime to heal. It can also be used for other treatments such as teeth grinding (TMJ) and hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating). The effects of Dysport last up to six months, and you can expect to see results within a day or two. When injected into the target muscle, Dysport softens the overlying skin, reduces or eliminates wrinkles in that area and gives the patient a fresher and younger appearance.
Botox usually lasts between three and six months, while Dysport consistently lasts close to six months. The medical provider injects the required number of Dysport units into the target muscle and applies a cold compress to minimize the chance of redness and swelling. Dysport is ideal for patients who want to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles in the upper region of the face. It is also used as an unauthorized treatment for crow's feet (lines in the corners of the eyes) and forehead wrinkles (parallel lines on the forehead). Dysport botulinum toxin blocks nerve signals that go from the brain to the target muscle and tells it to contract. Dysport was manufactured by the famous pharmaceutical company Galderma, which is also known for manufacturing a popular cosmetic filler treatment known as Restylane.
Dysport is a botulinum neurotoxin (AbobotulinumToxin) that temporarily prevents specific muscle movements that cause expression lines.