Xeomin and Dysport are two of the most popular treatments for reducing the appearance of wrinkles. Botox is more specific and is one of the most effective treatments for severe forehead wrinkles and glabellar lines. The main difference between Xeomin and Dysport is that Xeomin contains only the neurotoxin, while Dysport contains protective proteins that weakly bind to the neurotoxin. This difference gives Dysport a slower diffusion rate and shorter distance, making it easier to focus on certain lines near sensitive structures like the eyes.
Results from Dysport can be seen one or two days after treatment, while Botox results last three to four months on average. Xeomin is ideal for those who have previously used Botox and Dysport and have had resistance, as it is considered a more purified form of neurotoxin. Dysport may cost less per unit than the other options, but twice as many units are typically required for most treatments. Some patients have reported that, although the effects of Dysport tend to appear sooner, they also go away a little sooner.
In clinical practice, it has been found that Dysport is more widespread than the other two, which means that the product extends to larger areas.