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The Magic of Dysport Injections: Your Guide to Youthful Skin

April 8, 2024

In the quest for smooth, youthful skin, injectable treatments like Dysport have become increasingly popular. At Atalo, we offer top-notch Dysport injections alongside Botox, providing our clients with a range of options to achieve their desired aesthetic goals.

Today we’ll delve into what Dysport is, how it differs from Botox, the benefits it offers, the treatment process, and essential pre-care and post-care tips.

By: Atalo Aesthetics

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What is Dysport?

Dysport is an FDA-approved injectable treatment that targets wrinkles and fine lines, primarily in the facial area. It belongs to the class of neurotoxins known as botulinum toxins, similar to Botox. Dysport works by temporarily relaxing the muscles responsible for causing wrinkles. This results in a smoother and more youthful appearance. It’s effective in treating dynamic wrinkles, which are caused by repetitive facial movements like smiling or frowning.

Photo of a bottle of Dysport injection leaning against its box with a green plant in a white pot in the background

How is Dysport Different from Botox?

While Dysport and Botox are both derived from botulinum toxin type A and are used to treat wrinkles, they have some differences in terms of formulation and diffusion.

Dysport has a slightly different molecular structure than Botox. This can lead to differences in how quickly the results are seen and how long they last. Some individuals may find that Dysport kicks in faster than Botox, with results appearing within a few days to a week.

Ultimately, the choice between Dysport and Botox may depend on individual preferences and treatment goals!

Check out an entirely separate blog we did on the differences between Botox and Dysport! That way you can decide which might be best for you.

How Long Does a Dysport Treatment Take?

One of the key advantages of Dysport and similar injectable treatments is their convenience. A Dysport treatment session typically takes around 15 to 30 minutes, making it a perfect option for those with busy schedules. The procedure involves a series of tiny injections into specific facial muscles. Most clients find the process tolerable, with minimal discomfort.

What Does Dysport Treat?

Dysport is primarily used to address wrinkles and lines caused by facial muscle movements. Common treatment areas include:

  1. Forehead lines: Horizontal lines that form when you raise your eyebrows.
  2. Glabellar lines: Vertical lines between the eyebrows, often called “frown lines.”
  3. Crow’s feet: Lines that appear around the eyes, especially when smiling or squinting.

These areas are known for their responsiveness to neurotoxin injections. This results in a smoother, more relaxed appearance.

Benefits of Dysport

Choosing Dysport for your anti-aging needs comes with several benefits:

  1. Natural-looking results: Dysport provides subtle yet effective results, reducing the appearance of wrinkles without a frozen or unnatural look.
  2. Fast-acting: Many clients notice improvements within a few days of their Dysport treatment, with optimal results appearing within two weeks.
  3. Long-lasting effects: While individual results may vary, Dysport treatments typically last for 3 to 4 months before a touch-up is needed.
  4. Minimal downtime: Unlike surgical procedures, Dysport injections require little to no downtime, allowing you to resume your daily activities immediately.

Watch this video over on our Instagram breaking down proper scheduling and dosage for Botox or Dysport injections!

Aftercare Tips for Dysport Injections

After receiving your Dysport injections, it’s essential to follow these aftercare tips to ensure optimal results:

  1. Avoid touching the treated area: Refrain from rubbing or massaging the injected areas to prevent the spread of Dysport to unintended muscles.
  2. Stay upright: Remain in an upright position for at least four hours after the treatment to prevent the product from migrating.
  3. Avoid strenuous activities: Refrain from vigorous exercise or activities that may increase blood flow to the face for the first 24 hours post-treatment.
  4. Follow-up as directed: Attend any scheduled follow-up appointments as recommended by your provider to assess your results and address any concerns.

By adhering to these aftercare guidelines and maintaining regular appointments for touch-ups, you can enjoy prolonged benefits from your Dysport treatments.

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Dysport stands as a great option in the realm of non-surgical cosmetic treatments. It offers a quick, convenient, and reliable way to achieve smoother, younger-looking skin. Think you might be ready? Consider scheduling a consultation with us to explore the transformative benefits of Dysport.

At Atalo, our experienced team of medical professionals is dedicated to providing personalized Dysport treatments tailored to your unique needs. Whether you’re targeting pesky forehead lines or seeking a refreshed look, Dysport offers a safe and effective solution with natural-looking results.