Botox and Dysport In San Diego
Botox and Dysport are both very effective but non-invasive treatments for removing, smoothening, and reducing wrinkles. Give us a call today to book your appointment or to get more information about this treatment.
What is Botox?
Botox is an injectable that is used to diminish and remove wrinkles all over the facial region. This treatment works by paralyzing the muscles in the face, which causes them to not be able to move which in turn gets rid of the wrinkles.
What are the benefits of Botox?
Botox is renowned as a convenient, non-surgical, and result-producing treatment for wrinkles of the face. Results from this treatment are very fast with patients seeing results within 5 days. It is also very easy and won't disrupt your life too much. A procedure takes less than 30 minutes. Botox can be used to treat a wide variety of wrinkles including frown lines, crow's feet, forehead lines, and more. While it is very effective, it will not "freeze" or make your face look unnatural. This treatment lasts a few months.
What is Dysport?
Dysport is an injection treatment that works to remove and reduce wrinkles by relaxing the muscles and decreasing the amount of motion possible in these muscles. The decreased contractions allow for the wrinkles to go away and prevent wrinkles from forming. The active ingredient in this injectable is Botulinum Toxin Type A, which is the same as Botox. Dysport is mainly used to treat the frown lines between the eyebrows. These frown lines are sometimes called 11's because they look like the number 11.
What are the benefits of Dysport?
There are numerous benefits to Dysport. First off, the results are long-lasting. A treatment might smoothen wrinkles for as long as 4 - 6 months. The treatment has very few side effects. Dysport also works faster than Botox. The treatment only takes a couple of days to show results.
What is the difference between Botox and Dysport?
Dysport and Botox are very much alike. The two injectables are derived from are the same ingredient, Botulinum Toxin. They are both used to reduce wrinkles. There are only a few differences between the two. First, the region of usage on the face is different for the two products. Typically, Dysport is used for wrinkles in between the eyebrows, while Botox is used for all kinds of wrinkles. Another difference is that Dysport is a lot less concentrated than Dysport at about a ratio of 3:1. With that being said, the price for Botox treatment and Dysport treatment is basically equal because the price per unit for Dysport is about a third of the price of Botox.
What does a Botox or Dysport treatment look like?
Treatment for both of these injectables is as short as 5 to 30 minutes long depending on the specific patient's treatment. After the procedure is finished, patients may experience a few side effects but they are fairly mild. The region that was treated might swell and be tender. With both of these treatments, as soon as the procedure is finished, you are free to go back to doing whatever you need to do as there is no downtime necessary. That is a benefit of these treatments as they do not cause too much disruption.
Why choose NEWLIFE for Botox and Dysport treatment?
Here at NEWLIFE, we have two locations in the San Diego area to make it as convenient as possible for our patients, one in Pacific Beach and the other in El Cajon. We also offer a large selection of other services such as weight loss and hormone optimization. Give us a call today to get more information about a Botox or Dysport treatment.