What is Dysport?
Dysport is the second most popular cosmetic neurotoxin available in the United States today, directly behind Botox. Dysport is used to treat facial wrinkles around the eyes, cheeks, nose, mouth and chin.
Dysport VS. Botox: what is the difference?
Not much at all. Both Dysport and Botox are coated in a protein that gradually is broken down by the enzymes in your body once they have been introduced via injection. For this reason, you’ll notice both Dysport and Botox results take about two weeks to fully manifest.
How does Dysport work?
Dysport is identical in form and performance to Botox. By blocking a chemical liquid messenger that signals nerve endings in the muscles, the treated muscles are then temporarily inhibited from certain movements, thus eliminating facial wrinkles and creases.
What comprises Dysport?
Dysport is a prescriptive injectible called abobotulinumtoxin In the world of medicine, we simply call it a neurotoxin.
Which neurotoxin is right for you, Botox or Dysport?
It’s hard for us to say. Personal preference plays a big role. If you’ve only had Botox treatments, and you’re wondering if Dysport may be a better option, the only way to know for sure is to try it. We have patients that prefer only Botox, or only Dysport or have no preference.