Botox & Dysport treatments are minimally invasive procedures, providing a safe and effective solution for fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes and forehead. Botox is also used as a medical treatment for various concerns such as TMJ, headaches, sweating, and more. Botox & Dysport are the number one nonsurgical cosmetic procedures in the United States.
What is Botox/Dysport, and how does it work? Botox and Dysport are a cosmetic nonsurgical treatment and prescription medicine used to create a "fresher" and more "youthful" appearance by causing a temporary “relaxation” of the treated facial muscles. It works by blocking nerve impulses to the areas of injection, while in return reducing muscle activity that are known to contribute to fine lines and wrinkles. Limitations do vary. A face to face consult with provider is recommended to answer any individualized questions.
Who is a good candidate for this treatment? Healthy Women and Men 18-65 years of age are ideal candidates for Botox/Dysport treatment. If you have a pre-existing neurological disorder, are pregnant or nursing, or have allergies to certain medications, please discuss with our practitioner and your physician before seeking this treatment.
How long does Botox/Dysport last? On average, the treatment lasts 3-4 months. After a Botox injection, the effect gradually begins to take affect over several days and full effect may not be seen until 14 days post injection. Effects can be noticed as early as 2-7 days. Botox is not a permanent treatment. If you discontinue treatment the moderate to severe frown lines, crow's feet and forehead lines will gradually return. While used to treat preventively; keeping up Botox may help reduce number of treatments per year or number of units per visit. New clients may need a touch up at two weeks if desired result has not been obtained.
What areas or concerns are treated with Botox? Most commonly, Botox/Dysport is used to treat the following areas or concerns: