Age isn’t always a friend to your skin. It’s unavoidable that signs of aging will appear on your face over time, but thanks to treatments like Botox and Dysport, you don’t need to live with those signs forever. These two injectables safely and efficiently minimize unwanted wrinkles around your eyes, along your forehead, and between your brows. So, how are they different, and which is best for you?
Botox: The Product Known Around the World
Botox is one of the most instantly recognizable cosmetic treatments and has been in use for decades around the world. It is a neuromodulator treatment approved to temporarily reduce the appearance of moderate to severe frown lines between the brows and crow’s feet around the eyes. Each injection contains a very small amount of a highly purified botulinum toxin protein that is injected into specific muscles to temporarily reduce muscle activity and minimize the muscle contractions that cause wrinkles to form.
As soon as Botox begins working in the skin, wrinkles between the brows, along the forehead, and around the eyes become visibly smoother and may even disappear. Most Botox patients can see results within 24 to 48 hours, and results are known to last up to 4 months. It’s important to note that Botox does not freeze the muscles. It simply relaxes them to give wrinkles a chance to disappear!
Dysport: The “Naked” Botox Alternative
Dysport is very similar to Botox and functions in the same way. However, Dysport differentiates itself by specifically smoothing only the appearance of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows.
Its botulinum toxin formula is injected into five specific points between and above the eyebrows to efficiently relax the muscles that cause wrinkles to form. This precise process helps frown lines disappear without any threat of a “frozen look” that can’t generate expression.
Which Should You Use?
To determine if Botox or Dysport is the best choice to fit your cosmetic needs, turn to the experts at Carroll Dermatology Surgery and Laser Institute in West Palm Beach, Florida. Dr. Caroll can evaluate your skin and determine if Botox or Dysport will more efficiently eliminate your wrinkles and keep your skin smooth for months to come.
Call (561) 223-6238 to make your appointment at Carroll Dermatology today and achieve youthful results without any surgery or downtime.