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Dysport Sherman Oaks

Dysport (abobotulinumtoxin A) was approved by the FDA for use in cosmetic procedures in 2009. It is made by Galderma, which is the same company that makes Restylane, Restylane Refyne, Restylane Defyne, Restylane Silk, Restylane Lyft, and Sculptra. Dysport comes in 300-unit vials and like Botox needs to be refrigerated before and after use. Currently, Dysport has FDA approval for the treatment of frown lines, forehead lines and crow’s feet. Like Botox, Dysport can also be utilized in an “off-label” context for both cosmetic and medical treatments beyond relaxing facial wrinkles. Reference more Safety Information about Dysport injections to learn more about this product and related safety guidelines.

Dysport 300 Units Vial For Injection, Available At Cosmetic Injectables Center Sherman Oaks.

Who is a Good Candidate for Dysport?

Woman Frowning Receiving Dysport Injection

Dysport is designed to be used in adults who have moderate to severe facial lines and are in good health. At Cosmetic Injectables Center, we do a thorough examination to ensure that Dysport is a good fit for you. If it is not, then we will suggest other cosmetic enhancements that will help you achieve your aesthetic goals. 

Dysport Candidates should not:

  • Be pregnant or breastfeeding 
  • Have a botulinum toxin sensitivity
  • Have muscular diseases or dystrophy

Which Areas Can Be Treated With Dysport?

Off-label cosmetic use includes: 

  • Lift brows up and outwards
  • Relieve an eye twitch
  • Open up the eyes
  • Reduce undereye jelly roll
  • Decrease lines on the nose
  • Decrease flaring of the nostrils
  • Lift an elongated nose tip
  • Upturn corners of the lips/reduce creases on lips
  • Lower the lips to reduce a gummy smile
  • Relax and smooth out neck bands
  • Lift jowls for a smoother jawline
  • Create a slimmer heart-shaped jawline
  • Improve the appearance of scars
  • Decrease the development of scars after wounds
  • Decrease dimpling of the chin
  • Reduce size of calves

Off-label medical use includes: 

  • Decrease acne, sebum production, pore size
  • Create symmetry after Bell’s palsy
  • Decrease pain from migrane headaches
  • Decrease teeth grinding
  • Relieve pain intensity of Tennis elbow
  • Relaxing muscle cramps and knots at trigger points
  • Targeting pressure points to release pain
  • Temporomandibular joint disfunction (TMJ) pain treatment
  • Reduce excessive sweating of hands and underarms

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When Will I See Results From Dysport?

Results from Dysport injections can be seen in as early as 2-3 days. Effects will reach full result in 2-3 weeks. The results shown below display the effects of 50 units of Dysport, at 10 and 14 days respectively after the procedure.

Dysport Before And After To Female Patient
Dysport Before And After To Male Patient

How Long Do Dysport Injections Last?

Some patients are more sensitive to the injections, which could help prolong the length of effects. On the other hand, some patients may show resistance to Dysport, which would require injection of more units to help improve longevity. Although results are not permanent, clinical trials have shown that results typically last 3-4 months in most areas. When used for treatment of masseter muscles (jaw muscles) and for underarm or hand sweating (hyperhydrosis), results typically last 6 months.

Happy Woman Receiving A Facial Checkup After Dysport Injections, Results Typically Last 3 To 4 Months.

What Are the Side Effects of Dysport?

Concerned Woman Checking Her Face In The Mirror For Potential Side Effects After Dysport Treatment.

Dysport injections are a minimally invasive procedure that has little to no side effects. Seeking injections from a master injector, such as those at Cosmetic Injectables Center, will drastically lessen the risk of having unwanted results. 

There will be a small amount of pressure when you are receiving your injections, which will subside once your procedure is complete. Common side effects after injection tend to subside on their own within a few days. These may include:

  • Pain at the injection site
  • Numbness
  • Redness, swelling, bruising, and irritation
  • Temporary headaches from needle insertion

In rare cases, you may experience asymmetric smile, lid droop, or heavy brows. You should call your provider if any of these side effects develop.

What Is The Difference Between Dysport and Botox?

The most notable difference between Dysport and Botox is that you see the results of Dysport much sooner (3 days compared to Botox which is 7 days), and it diffuses further into the skin surrounding the injection site.

Each unit of Botox is equivalent to 2.5 to 3 units of Dysport in efficacy. This does not mean that one is stronger than the other, only that the units of measurement differ. 

Dysport and Botox are both neuromodulators, which means that they both work in the same way by relaxing the muscles around the injection site. But, because of their slight differences, patients may respond differently to each product.  

We have many patients ask which neuromodulator is best, but there is no right or wrong choice – what works for one person may not work for another. The only way to find out which product is best for you is to receive the comparable dose of each product in the same area by the same injector and note the differences in results and longevity.

Comparison Of Botox And Dysport Product Packaging, Highlighting The Differences In Branding And Dosage For Cosmetic Botulinum Toxin Type A Treatments.

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Whether for cosmetic or medical use, Dysport can provide life-changing results. It can boost a patient’s confidence and self-image by rejuvenating and relaxing wrinkle areas, and it can also provide relief for those with medical ailments like chronic muscle cramps and excessive sweating. 

At Cosmetic Injectables Center, we value the patient’s experience from first consultation to completion of a procedure. Whether you’re confident about undergoing Dysport treatments or if you’re on the fence about committing to a procedure, don’t hesitate to contact us over the phone or via email to consult with one of our professionals.

Smiling Woman Profile With Dysport Branding, Highlighting Clostridium Botulinum Type A Toxin For Cosmetic Treatments.

What Is The Difference Between Dysport and Fillers?

Filler Injection To Female Patient With Her Eyes Closed

Dysport and other neuromodulators relax muscles. As such, the weakened muscles no longer contract and don’t crease the skin into wrinkles. Fillers on the other hand “fill” the area under the skin with hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in the body that adds volume to areas with depleted fat. By volumizing a deflated or underdeveloped area with fillers, we contour the face to rejuvenate a droopy or flat structure and lift the skin back up to its original position.

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Dysport FAQs

What is Dysport for?

Dysport is an FDA-approved injectable applied to relax muscles and contour the face. As such, the weakened muscles no longer contract and they don’t crease the skin into wrinkles. This will result in a smoother, yet more youthful appearance.

Is Dysport better than Botox?

There is no right or wrong answer to this question. Both injectables are neuromodulators. This means that they both work in the same way by relaxing the muscles around the injection site. Each unit of Botox is equivalent to 2.5 to 3 units of Dysport in efficacy. This does not mean that one is stronger than the other, only that the units can differ.

How much longer does Dysport last than Botox?

Both Dysport and Botox usually last from 3-6 months. The duration of results can vary based on the patient’s metabolism, the amount of injectable used, and the area treated.

Who should avoid Dysport?

When it comes to Dysport injections, they should be avoided by pregnant or breastfeeding women. Additionally, patients who have botulinum toxin sensitivity, muscular diseases or dystrophy are not good candidates for Dysport.

Is Dysport or Botox better for 11 lines?

Both Dysport and Botox have shown satisfactory results when used for treating “11” lines (glabellar lines). The decision between them is based on individual patient variables and  healthcare practitioner experience. At Cosmetic Injectables Center, during the free consultation, we will make sure you choose the right injectable.

How much is 100 units of Dysport?

The cost of 100 Dysport units varies according to geographic region, practitioner costs, and any available discounts or membership programs. Consult with our healthcare practitioners before you decide on the number of units. Additionally, we offer a variety of payment options and monthly specials for current savings.

Why do I still have wrinkles after Dysport?

Wrinkles may linger following Dysport treatment due to insufficient dose, inadequate location, or the nature of the wrinkles (for example, static wrinkles that aren’t caused by muscle contraction). Consulting with our healthcare practitioners can offer you a guideline and aftercare suggestions to avoid any side effects.

How much Botox is 60 units of Dysport equal to?

If you need 60 units of Dysport, you will most likely need 20 units of Botox. The conversion between Dysport and Botox is a 3:1 ratio.

Is Dysport covered by insurance?

Dysport is typically not covered by insurance when used for cosmetic purposes. The procedure is a minimally invasive procedure used usually for cosmetic goals and most insurance companies do not cover aesthetic procedures. We offer a variety of payment options for your convenience.

How many units of Dysport do most people get?

Dysport units required can vary based on the treatment area, desired results, and individual muscle strength. For glabellar lines and forehead area, a common starting dose is 50 units. (However, patients usually need anywhere from 20 to 90 units)

What are the three areas of Dysport?

Dysport is primarily used for the glabellar lines and forehead area in general. However, it can be used to lift brows up and outwards, relieve an eye twitch, open up the eyes, reduce under eye jelly roll, and decrease lines on the nose and flaring of the nostrils.

How long does Dysport take to work?

You can see results from Dysport in as early as 2-3 days. Dysport effects will reach full results in 2-3 weeks. The results shown on our website display the effects of 50 units of Dysport, at 10 and 14 days respectively after the procedure.

100 units of Dysport equals how much Botox?

Based on the conversion ratio of 3:1, 100 units of Dysport are roughly equivalent to 40-33 units of Botox.

How much does Dysport cost?

Usually, Dysport costs $4 per unit. One patient needs around 100 units, so the cost tends to be around $400. This can vary depending on the area treated, as well as the cosmetic injectable center chosen for the procedure.

How many units of Dysport for crow's feet?

The number of units needed for crow’s feet treatments varies, but a common dosage might be 24 to 48 units of Dysport distributed between both eyes. Based on your specific requirements, this number can be always customized.