BOTOX® Cosmetic is a prescription medicine that is injected into muscles and used to improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows (glabellar lines) in adults for a short period of time (temporary).
BOTOX® Cosmetic is a prescription medicine that is injected into the area around the side of the eyes to improve the look of moderate to severe crow’s feet lines in adults for a short period of time (temporary).
Dysport is an injection used to temporarily improve the look of your moderate to severe frown lines without changing the look of your whole face. The untreated facial muscles still work normally, allowing you to freely show facial expressions, such as smiling, in untreated areas. Get to know more about Dysport, including how it works and what to understand before you start treatment.
How Dysport® works
Over time, the muscles above and between the eyebrows repeatedly contract and tighten, causing wrinkles. But, with just 1 injection into each of 5 points between and over the eyebrows, Dysport blocks the signal from the nerve to the muscles, ultimately resulting in a reduction of muscle activity and temporarily preventing contraction of the muscles that cause frown lines.
FAQ’S Botox® and Dysport®
What is the difference between Botox® and Dysport® ?
Both are the same product botulinum toxin A, a derived proteitn that works by relaxing targeted muscles. The Dysport protein is slighlty smaller so it works quicker. The differences I have seen and that are reported in the literatue include a faster onset.
What it Treats:
- Frown lines
- Crows feet
- Forehead wrinkles
How BOTOX® & Dysport® Works:
BOTOX® & Dysport® works by blocking nerve impulses and temporarily relaxing the muscle into which it is injected, eliminating the muscle’s ability to make a wrinkle.
Where BOTOX® & Dysport® is Used:
BOTOX® & Dysport®, is used to relax the muscles of animation in the face, those used in smiling and frowning. It’s usually injected into the wrinkles around the eyes (crow’s feet), into the horizontal lines in the forehead and into the lines around the mouth. Because BOTOX® & Dysport® ® is a very thin liquid, it is injected with a very tiny needle. This means you’ll have little to no discomfort.