BOTOX® and Dysport® are derived from the Clostridium botulinum bacteria. They act to temporarily paralyze the muscles of facial expression, thereby softening facial wrinkles by inhibiting these muscles from contracting.
How long does it take before I see results?
Most people will see its effects starting to take place in 4-7 days. The effects last around three months, but some people can see these effects last for 6 months or longer, especially after successive treatments.
Where can these products be used?
Most commonly used in the area between the eyes (the infamous “11’s” or “111’s”), the forehead, and for crow’s feet. However, BOTOX® and Dysport® can be used in other problem areas. Your Dermatologist will help you decide where the product is placed and get you the effect you desire.
I’m a little nervous, are BOTOX® and Dysport® safe?
Yes!! BOTOX® has been in use for many years for both medical and cosmetic purposes and is very safe!! In 2008 it is estimated that 2.5 million people treated themselves to the world’s most common cosmetic procedure.
Risks include bleeding and bruising and asymmetry, which can easily be corrected in a follow-up appointment. Come see for yourself the natural appearance of Botox® and Dysport® today!