Dysport is the newest injectable in the U.S. market. It treats deep lines and wrinkles by immobilizing muscles, similar to Botox. Developed in the United Kingdom in the early ’90s, Dysport has been used overseas for many years. Dysport was approved by the Federal Drug Administration in April 2009 for the treatment of head-and-neck muscle spasms and deep lines between the eyebrows.
What You Need To Know About Dysport vs. Botox:
- Dysport is made from the same botulinum toxin Type A as Botox and is injected in the same way as Botox. Both work by temporarily immobilizing muscles, which reduces lines and furrows.
- Dysport is injected around expression lines – the creases caused by frowning, scowling, smiling or looking surprised – to diminish their appearance or keep them from forming.
- The three most common areas for Dysport injections are between the eyebrows, the forehead and next to the eyes, where “crow’s feet” form. Dysport can improve your appearance and prevent the formation of deep expression lines that make you look older. It will not help fine lines or wrinkles that are not due to facial expressions.
Dysport Before & After