Dysport® (Injectable Wrinkle Relaxer with Botulinum Toxin) – Las Vegas, NV

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Overview

Board-certified orthodontist Dr. Saoly Benson offers Las Vegas, NV patients several nonsurgical options for rejuvenating their appearance. Dysport is an injectable wrinkle treatment that acts like BOTOX to soften and reduce dynamic wrinkles and lines throughout the face. Dynamic wrinkles are caused by reiterated facial expressions and movements (like laughing, smiling, and frowning) that, over several decades, make the muscles of the face taut. This causes the skin over the muscle to have a grooved line that can be seen even when the face is resting. Dysport is specially created to correct the most frequent dynamic wrinkles: the vertical lines between the eyebrows known as frown lines. It temporarily blocks signals to the treated muscle so the line is smooth but with natural-looking results that don't make your face look frozen. Learn more about Dysport injectable treatments at The Art of Braces to make your face appear more youthful.

Best Candidates

Dysport is a good choice if you want a nonsurgical option to improve mild, moderate, or severe vertical glabellar (frown) lines that appear between the eyebrows. Because dynamic wrinkles and lines are created by chronic use, they may become visible in younger patients and make you appear mad, tired, or sad. Dysport is an effective, fast treatment that addresses dynamic wrinkles without leaving a "frozen" appearance. Since Dysport's formula expands to reach a group of wrinkles, it's also great for Crow's feet, the small wrinkles in the corners of the eyes. Many patients at The Art of Braces notice visible improvements in their appearance 1 – 3 days following their procedure that may remain for as long as four months.

What to Expect

Injections of Dysport are administered in our clinic following your consultation with Dr. Benson, lasting around 15 – 30 minutes. A local anesthetic or numbing cream is generally unnecessary because the Dysport is injected using a fine needle that creates little pain, but it may be applied if requested. The treatment area will be cleaned and five well-placed injections will be made across the eyebrows, followed with a cold compress to lessen bruising and swelling. Following your injections at The Art of Braces, you can perform regular tasks, but you should avoid taxing activities for at least one day.

Recovery

Following a Dysport session, you may see light redness and swelling at and around the injected area, but this generally will disappear within 1 – 3 days. You should sleep propped up for at least one night and may want to apply cold compresses if needed. Improvements are commonly noticeable in 1 –3 days as the severity of your dynamic wrinkles is minimized for a softer, smoother appearance. Your results should remain for around 3 – 4 months and more injections may be done at The Art of Braces in Las Vegas, NV to extend your results.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Dysport cost?
The cost depends on the amount of Dysport needed to achieve your goals. During your consult, Dr. Benson can discuss your estimated costs and go over all your payment options before your Dysport treatment is performed.

Should I get Dysport or BOTOX?
Both Dysport and BOTOX are safe and effective to treat facial wrinkles and both are widely available. A skilled practitioner, like Dr. Benson, can tell which treatment may offer the best benefit. The results of a Dysport injection typically becomes visible faster than BOTOX. Dysport also tends to last a bit longer and spread to a larger coverage area.

Should I get Dysport or a dermal filler?
To rejuvenate your facial appearance, you may consider injectable fillers, as well as products, such as Dysport, to attain results. Both skin treatments work to decrease facial wrinkles but use varying approaches. Injectable fillers can add volume or improve static lines, while Dysport relaxes dynamic wrinkles.

Can it be combined with other treatments?
If you are looking to refresh your appearance without surgery, Dr. Benson will create a custom wrinkle treatment plan. This may include both Dysport to relax wrinkles, as well as a dermal filler to correct lines and add volume.

How often for treatment?
Patients are usually ready for a follow-up visit within 3 – 4 months after treatment, but this will vary. During your consultation, Dr. Benson will recommend how long you should wait before scheduling your next injection based on your goals.

Dysport®

If you want a nonsurgical option to revitalize your appearance by correcting dynamic lines, Dysport wrinkle relaxer is a wonderful treatment. You will be able to learn about Dysport injections and other procedures at your meeting with Dr. Saoly Benson to develop your personalized anti-aging plan that addresses your goals. We encourage you to contact The Art of Braces in Las Vegas, NV to find out more about Dysport and make a consultation appointment.

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