Botox / Dysport
As skin ages, forehead creases, frown lines, and crow’s feet around your eyes and neck can surface. Botox/Dysport (a.k.a neurotoxins) is a safe, minimally invasive injectable that provides long-lasting relaxation of the muscles in your desired area. It is administered in the office, and can often be done in less than 30 minutes, even during your lunch break! Botox/Dysport is a purified protein that has the ability to relax muscles into which it is injected.
a younger and more serene appearance
The Main Goal Of Botox
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is a candidate for Botox or Dysport?
Any person who wishes to look more rested and relaxed, and to minimize the aging process around the eyes and forehead region with little to no downtime is an appropriate candidate for Botox injections. There is no minimum or maximum age for Botox/Dypsort treatments for an adult. Botox/Dysport is not recommended for women who are pregnant or are nursing.
Is Botox Cosmetic Safe?
Although Botox is derived from a toxin, the small amount of formula used in anti-wrinkle injections are considered safe. The risk of injections is minimal when administered by a qualified professional. However, there are possible side effects and risks that should be understood prior to treatment.
Does it hurt?
Typically no anesthetic is needed for Botox/Dysport injections. A small amount of Botox is administered using a very fine needle. Most patients experience very minimal discomfort. Anesthetic creams and special cooling devices are available to increase your comfort.
Are There Any Botox/Dysport Cosmetic Side Effects?
Most people are concerned about the possible side effects of Botox/Dysport injections. After treatment there can be some localized pain and slight redness that should dissipate quickly. There may also be unlikely side effects including uneven smile and eyelid droop. A small percentage of the population (less than 1%) will not respond to the benefits of Botox/Dysport.
How Long Does Botox/Dysport Last?
Typically, they last 3 to 4 months. It is slowly wearing off at this point and their effects will be completely gone at 6 months.
What is the recovery like from Botox/Dysport?
In general, no recovery time is needed. Botox treatments may be administered during a lunch break. You will be instructed not to rub the treated area for a couple of hours after the treatment. It is also a good idea to try to 'exercise' the treated muscles for the first few hours following the treatment, as this will increase the effectiveness of the Botox/Dysport treatment.