When you look in the mirror, are you noticing the telltale signs of aging showing up between your brows? Many people wish they could diminish the appearance of these lines. The good news is that Dysport injectables are a simple solution to minimize the wrinkles and fine lines on your face.
If you think that injectables may be the right fit for you, here is everything you need to know about this long-lasting treatment for your frown lines.
What Causes Frown Lines?
Before we can dive into the specifics of how Dysport and similar injectables function, we need to review how these fine lines and wrinkles form in the first place. While this may just be a natural part of aging, dynamic wrinkles can form at any age.
Frown lines, also referred to as glabellar lines, are dynamic wrinkles caused by repeated muscle movement on the face.
Whenever you furrow your brows, you create the perfect conditions for these frown lines to appear. Younger individuals may only see them when they make a facial expression, but aging makes them more visible regularly. The motion of the muscles day in and day out can cause fine lines to develop on the skin that covers them.
Your skin loses some of its elasticity as you age, making it harder for facial skin to rebound after these expressions are made. If you furrow your brows often enough, you will develop this type of dynamic wrinkle that can be treated and minimized with a round of Dysport.
What Is Dysport?
Dysport is one of a series of prescription injectables that contain neurotoxins. It is closely related to other injectables that you may have also heard of, such as:
These injectables contain abobotulinumtoxinA to help smooth the wrinkles that appear between the eyebrows, also known as frown lines. This means that Dysport has the same active ingredient that you will find in Botox. It also contains other ingredients, acting as an acetylcholine release inhibitor and a neuromuscular blocking agent.
What does that all mean?
Understanding the scientific background for Dysport can be complicated, but we can simplify it for you. All of these ingredients work together to prevent the muscles from falling into their usual patterns. You will not be able to move the muscles that cause the frown lines between the brows, smoothing the skin over the surface of these muscles.
These neurotoxins should only be administered by a licensed healthcare professional, such as our expert team at Madison Medispa.
When Will I See Results with Dysport?
Most of our patients who are eager to get their first Dysport treatment want to know when they can expect to see the tangible benefits to their frown lines. Glabellar lines between the brows will not improve instantly with these neurotoxins, but the results will show up rather quickly.
More than half of users start to notice the difference in their moderate to severe frown lines in just two to three days. The full effect of your treatment will be visible in about two weeks. This is also the timeframe that we will schedule a follow-up appointment with you to ensure that you are happy with your results and administer more Dysport if desired.
Keep in mind that the results of these injectables are only temporary, which means that you will need regular follow-up appointments with us. However, they are quite long-lasting and may require just a handful of appointments each year to maintain your new look.
During studies on Dysport by researchers, they found that results may last for as long as five months.
Our Approach to Injectables
At Madison Medispa, we believe in taking things slow so that you get the natural results you want from your Dysport treatment. While the typical dose of these injectables for frown lines is about 50 units, we often start our patients with less than that.
We believe that we can always add more during a subsequent treatment if more dramatic results are desired.
Remember that the dosage of Dysport cannot be compared to the dosage of any of the other injectables you may have heard of before.
We also don’t want you to feel rushed while you are in our office. If you have any questions for us, we want you to have time to have them answered. This is why your first appointment may be a little longer than follow-up treatments. You will have as much time as you need to address your concerns before we administer your treatment.
After you meet with our certified nurse injector to discuss your goals and needs, you will meet with our experienced office manager to review costs. If you accept our estimate, you can then return to the treatment room to receive your first injection of Dysport.
While your first appointment takes more time, the actual procedure itself is quite fast. Most of the time, we can finish your injections in just 10 to 20 minutes. Only small injections are made with each treatment. You will then return in two weeks to assess your results and make sure you are satisfied with your new appearance.
Book Your First Appointment Today
If you are ready to experience all of the benefits of Dysport for yourself, then you need to contact us for an initial consultation.
Every patient is unique in the placement and dosage of Dysport, so allow us to assess you and answer your questions. Give Madison Medispa in Waunakee, WI, a call today to book your first appointment!