Thinking of trying Dysport®, but not exactly sure what it can do for you? Put simply, Dysport® is an injection that is used to improve the look of frown lines and wrinkles. This treatment will temporarily improve moderate to severe wrinkles, but will not change the overall look of your face.
Dysport® works because it blocks the signal from the nerves to the muscles, resulting in relaxation of the muscles. This will temporarily prevent any frown-line causing contractions in your face, so you can enjoy a younger, smoother look.
Each treatment takes about 15 to 30 minutes and will last up to four months.
Benefits Of Dysport®
Dysport® has become a popular injectable because of numerous advantages over other treatments:
- It is a safe and effective treatment for most types of wrinkles.
- The procedure is quick, with absolutely no recovery or down time. You can have it done today and go right back to work.
- There are quick, visible results.
- It is the ideal complement to a number of laser skin resurfacing treatments or other dermal fillers.
- Dysport® has very few side effects.
Side Effects Of Dysport®
Although it is uncommon, Dysport® (abobotulinumtoxinA) can cause serious side effects, including:
- Problems breathing
- Trouble swallowing
- Spread of the toxin away from areas apart from the injection site (botulism)
Botulism symptoms include: muscle weakness, double vision, trouble speaking, loss of bladder control, drooping eyelids and/or loss of voice. If you experience any of these symptoms, you should contact your doctor at once.
Typically, these problems will happen within hours, but it may take days to weeks after an injection of Dysport® before they appear.
Do not use Dysport® if you are allergic to Dysport® or the ingredients in Dysport®, or if you are allergic to cow’s milk protein. Additionally, do not use this treatment if you have had an allergic reaction to any other botulinum toxin product; or if you currently have a skin infection at the site where you plan to have the injection.
Let your doctor know if you have had any injectables in the past four months, especially any botulinum toxin injections, or if you receive any type of antibiotic by injection or if you regularly take a muscle relaxer, sleep medication, allergy or cold medicine.
Contact Dr. Mani at San Diego Cosmetic Laser Clinic for more information on how Dysport® can give you a fresh, youthful look today!
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