What is Dysport 500 IU?
Dysport 500 IU is an acetylcholine release inhibitor and a neuromuscular blocking agent used to treat cervical dystonia and is used to improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows, and forehead.
How does Dysport 500 IU work?
Dysport 500 IU is injected directly into the muscles that cause facial wrinkles, temporarily immobilizing them. It specifically targets the glabullar muscles – the ones that form creases on your forehead when you frown.
What is Dysport 500 IU made of?
Dysport 500 IU is made from the same neurotoxin (botulinum toxin type A) as Botox.
What are its main uses?
Dysport 500 IU is used to temporarily improve the look of frown lines by immobilizing the muscles which cause them, and can also be used for a variety of medicinal uses such as the treatment of the abnormal head position and neck pain stemming from cervical dystonia in adults, as well as the treatment of migraines.
What are the side effects of Dysport 500IU?
Dysport causes very little side effects. The short timespan of the procedure and lack of side effects have warranted the term lunchtime procedure to be used in description of the treatment. Some of the mild symptoms you may experience are: mild stinging or numbness at the injection site, or a lingering tingling sensation. These effects are minimal and should not prevent you from going back to your day, and will subside within a few hours. Contact your doctor if side-effects persist or worsen.
What should I expect upon using Dysport 500IU?
An injection of Dysport between the eyebrows causes the muscles to stiffen and immobilise, while leaving the rest of the face free to move naturally. This means that frown lines in that spot will be greatly reduced. You will notice a near immediate reduction in frown lines and wrinkles.
What is the average treatment cost?
Cost of the procedure will vary widely, so consult with your doctor about their fees.
When will I see results?
The majority of patients will see results within 2 or 3 days after treatment. Most people experience quick, painless results and require minimal downtime after the procedure.
How long do results last?
Results generally last up to 4 months, after which you will need to repeat the procedure to retain it’s effects.
Does the Dysport procedure hurt?
Treatment with Dysport is safe, quick and effective, usually taking only up to 20 minutes. There may be some stinging or numbness following the procedure, though side effects are minimal and will dissipate quickly.
Can I do it myself?
We never recommend any self-treatment with any medical products. Our company does not sell to the general public, and requires a valid medical licence for purchases. As with any cosmetic or medical treatment, you need to consult with a doctor before you receive any treatment to avoid any harmful and unpleasant mishaps or accidents.
Is the product safe?
Dysport is one of the safest and most effective means of temporarily reducing frown lines and creating a natural look. As one of the most trusted forms of filler on the market, Dysport is FDA approved and has over 25 years of clinical experience worldwide. Dysport should not be used by people who: are allergic to cow’s milk protein, have had an allergic reaction to any other botulinum toxin product, such as Myobloc® (rimabotulinumtoxinB), Botox® (onabotulinumtoxinA) or Xeomin® (incobotulinumtoxinA) or have a skin infection at the injection site.