Melissa Hu, MD

BOARD CERTIFIED FACIAL PLASTIC SURGEON

 
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Botox / Dysport

 

 

 

Neuromodulators include products such as Botox and Dysport.  It is injected into specific facial muscles to effectively treat facial wrinkles by temporarily relaxing muscle contraction.  The effects of decreased muscle contraction is the lessened appearance of wrinkles and creases.

What Can Botox/ Dysport Treat?

  • Forehead creases

  • 11's between the brows

  • Crow's feet

  • Brow ptosis

  • Creases along bridge of nose

  • Gummy smile

  • Dimpling of chin

How It Works
Botox is injected into muscles that contribute to wrinkles. This weakens the muscles. thus reducing the appearance of wrinkles.
Lasts How Long?
The effects of Botox and Dysport lasts on average for 3 months.
Difference
Botox and Dysport differ in dilution of units. They largely work the same. Dysport has claimed to have an earlier onset of "inactivity."
Preparing
To decrease bruising, it is advised to stop aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen and naproxen at least 10 days before surgery.
Prevention
If done consistently, botox not only treats your current dynamic wrinkles, but may also prevent static wrinkles from developing in the future.
Cost
Botox may range from $11-13 a unit. Dysport is $4 a unit.
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What's the Difference?
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Cost of Botox & Dysport
Hours of Operation
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