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 recommended number of treatments varies from patient to patient. The treatment interval varies from patient to patient, but one can expect anywhere from 3-4 months. There is no downtime.