What is Dysport? 

Dysport is an injection that blocks the signal from the nerves to the muscles, which reduces muscle activity to combat frown lines and facial wrinkles. Frown lines are most commonly caused by repetitive facial movements in your brow region, which can cause there to be vertical lines between your eyebrows. Other repetitive facial movements like frowning or squinting can cause lines to show up at an earlier age than usual.

Dysport is commonly used to combat facial lines caused by the contraction of your facial muscles but is not able to treat lines caused by sun damage or other external factors. Since Dysport can be targeted to a specific area, the skin and muscles around the treatment section will not be affected and will be able to move naturally.

Who is a Good Candidate for Dysport?

Patients who are good candidates for Dysport with Dr. Civin have visible, dynamic lines caused by facial repetition and muscle contraction. These lines commonly worsen over time and can be slowed by treatment with Dysport. 

What are Realistic Expectations with Dysport?

When starting Dysport with Dr. Civin, a realistic expectation would be to see an improvement in the lines of motion, crow’s feet, and the horizontal lines in the forehead. Each patient’s results will vary depending on the treatment plan recommended by Dr. Civin. 

How Long Do Results Take to Show Up With Dysport?

The results of Dysport can usually be seen within 1-7 days after your treatment. The length of effectiveness will vary depending on the amount of Dysport that is injected and other factors of your treatment plan. 

How Long is The Recovery Process?

The recovery process for Dysport is concise and only requires the injection site to be treated with an ice pack to reduce swelling after the procedure. The patient can return to work or their normal activities on the same day as the procedure. 

What are the Common Reasons why a Patient Would Want Dysport?

Dr. Civin commonly recommends patients Dysport due to their concerns about lines, wrinkles, or loss of volume in the face. Most patients that undergo Dysport treatments have noticeable dynamic wrinkles with movement of the face. The most common areas of treatment with Dysport are the glabella region, forehead, and crow’s feet. Dysport can be used in combination with other procedures such as facelift, brow lift, facial fillers, or microdermabrasion.

Will I Look Natural with Dysport?

The goal of Dr. Civin with every patient is to create a beautiful but natural look. Since Dysport can be targeted to a specific location of your face, the surrounding areas will remain unaffected, which will ensure the result is natural and youthful. Once a consultation is completed with Dr. Civin, he will determine the best treatment options for you and recommend a plan to give you the best care available. 

Depending on your case, Dysport may or may not be the best option available for you. During the consultation, Dr. Civin will discuss how he will achieve a natural look for you with a variety of options.        

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