Dysport in Edmonton
For those who don’t want a “frozen’ look, there’s Dysport. Dysport is an authorized injection that smooths the look of moderate to deep frown lines between the eyebrows. What’s interesting about Dysport is that it doesn’t affect how the rest of your face moves. The surrounding muscles still function normally, hence you can show feelings naturally. After all, Dysport only minimizes the lines, not your expressions.Since Dysport offers natural-looking results, 97% of users say they would use Dysport again.Dysport is recognized in 69 countries.
How does Dysport work?
Dysport smooths frown lines by decreasing certain muscle activity. Wrinkles form as a result of muscle contractions and repeated movements. To begin, Dr. Kamal, Ph.D, will apply a small amount of topical anesthetic to minimize pain. Although you will feel little force from the injections, the procedure in general won’t cause any major discomfort. Dr. Kamal, Ph.D, will inject a dose into five points above and between the eyebrows, this will inhibit muscle contractions, which cause frown lines. As your muscles relax, your skin above get smoother, hence reducing wrinkles. Aside from the time involved in preparing for the treatment, Dysport only takes a few minutes.
What results should I expect?
It takes about 14 days to show Dysport full results. The results are to have a more relaxed and refreshed look, without lines and frowns.
How long does Dysport last?
With Dysport, lines between your eyebrows will be significantly minimized for four months. Most users see changes within two to three days after treatment. Another advantage is minimal downtime.
How can I prepare for Dysport injections?
Dr. Kamal, Ph.D, will review your medical history. Also, he may advise that you stop taking some supplements and medications before the injections. These include:
- Blood thinners
- Allergy medications
- Muscle relaxers
- Cold medicines
- Sleep aids
If you are allergic to any of the following, do not inject Dysport:
- Cow’s milk protein
Dysport may not be ideal for you if:
- The target area is infected
- The muscles are weak in the targeted area
- The treatment area is inflamed
- You have sagging or droopy eyelids
- You have deep scars
- You have oily and thick skin
The only way to know if Dysport is ideal for you is to consult your health professional.
What are the side effects of Dysport?
In some cases, Dysport may affect parts of the body away from the treatment site. Some side effects can occur hours to weeks after treatment and may include:
- Breathing problems
- Muscle weakness
- Loss of strength
- Double vision
- Drooping eyelids
- Blurred vision
Note that breathing and swallowing problems can be life-threatening, and there have been reports of death. You may be at the highest risk if the above issues pre-exist before treatment.
How much does Dysport cost?
Dysport is affordable, with an average of $10 per unit. The cost for full upper face is between
$300 to $450 (this depends on your clinic and the injector). Since Dysport is considered a cosmetic treatment, medical insurance does not cover it for the use of wrinkles. Not to worry, we will discuss the exact costs with you before proceeding to avoid any surprise bills.
If you’re considering Dysport, contact Albany Laser and Cosmetic center today for a free consultation.