Botox®/ Dysport® works by relaxing the muscles that are directly related to facial wrinkles. Botox®/Dysport® injections are a safe and effective treatment for dramatically reducing wrinkles in the aging skin. Botox®/Dysport® work because they stop lines with movement. These products are also preventative by reducing wrinkles that are caused by frowning or squinting. BOTOX®/Dysport® block the nerve signal that causes facial muscles to contract. This ultimately results in a localized reduction of muscle activity in the treated are and temporarily stops the tightening of these muscles.
• Softening of crow’s feet, frown lines and worry lines on the forehead
• Minimal pain
• No downtime
BOTOX® is highly effective for:
• Crow’s feet
• Frown lines
• Worry lines
Advanced areas of injection correct:
• Vertical lip lines
• Down-turned mouth
• Gummy smile
• Droopy brows
What are Botox®/Dysport® and how does it work?
Botox®/Dysport® is a prescription medication (botulinum toxin) that is injected into muscles to temporarily treat moderate to severe frown lines between the brows of adults 18 to 65 years of age. It works by blocking nerve impulses to the injected muscles. This reduces muscle activity that causes those lines to form between the brows.
Why should I consider Botox®/Dysport®?
Years of squinting, concentrating, or frowning can cause your skin to furrow and crease. As time passes, your skin becomes less elastic and those frown lines between your brows remain, even when your muscles aren’t contracting. The moderate to severe frown lines between your brows that form are often referred to as your 11’s and may make you look angry and unapproachable.
Should I be scared to put toxins in my body?
Although the name is Botulinum toxin – it is actually a very purified protein. We have been using it for over 20 years in the medical field on Children with spastic paralysis to improve their quality of life. No side effects have been noted to long-term use of Botox®/Dysport®.
Will I still be able to make facial expressions?
Yes. Although the results are noticeable, a treatment with Botox®/Dysport® will not radically change your facial appearance or make you look as if you “had work done.” The muscle activity that causes moderate to severe frown lines between the brows is temporarily reduced, so you can still frown or look surprised without the wrinkles and creases between your brows.
How quickly will I see a difference?
Within 5-7 days you may notice a softening in the appearance of your moderate to severe frown lines between your brows. The area may continue to improve for up to a month.
How long can I expect my results to last?
Results have been shown to last up to 4 months. Your own results may vary and Dr. Campbell will advise you on your own timeline. Repeating the procedure every three to four months may retain results.
Is treatment with Botox®/Dysport® painful?
No, Discomfort is usually minimal and brief. Most people are in and out without any downtime following a treatment.