What is Dysport?
One of several wrinkle treatments available at our practice in Columbus, Ohio. Dysport® is FDA-approved for smoothing age-related fine lines, frowns and deep creases. Dysport® (pronounced ‘DISS-port’) has been used safely and successfully in Europe for years, and was once considered the first real competition for BOTOX in the United States.
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Dysport vs. BOTOX
Many patients at Donaldson Plastic Surgery report that Dysport® begins working a day or two faster than BOTOX, but some have been disappointed when comparing the overall effect and duration. Both products relax the facial muscles using the same active ingredient, botulinum toxin type A; however, Dysport is made with a smaller molecule. Some patients require much larger equivalent doses to achieve a similar effect, and others have found it less consistent and reliable than Botox.
Dysport may be a viable alternative for patients seeking a more rapid onset before a major social event, or for patients who dislike Botox for whatever reason.
Is Dysport Right for You?
If you are considering a cosmetic injection, you deserve a thorough consultation with an experienced plastic surgeon. Dr. Donaldson will listen to your goals and concerns and help you to evaluate your options. If an injectable therapy such as Dysport is right for you, he will offer it during the same visit for your convenience or special-order it for you in advance.
To schedule a personal consultation, please call Dr. Donaldson at 614-442-7610 or simply send us your information via our “Contact Us” form.