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Botox vs Dysport: What’s The Difference?

Botox is the most well-known neurotoxin injection, but it’s not the only option. Dysport has been gaining popularity and touted for its quicker, more natural-looking results. If you are considering neurotoxins, you are probably wondering what’s the difference between Botox and Dysport? You may also be wondering which one is right for you?

How Are Botox And Dysport Similar?


Both Botox and Dysport are injectable neurotoxins derived from the botulinum toxin and used to smooth fine lines and wrinkles on the face. Both injectables produce beautiful anti-aging results with minimal side effects when administered by a licensed healthcare professional. They are both great rejuvenation options for when anti-wrinkle creams are no longer working. In fact, many men and women are opting for “prejuventation” and having these injections done in their mid to late 20’s before the wrinkles even appear!


Dysport Vs Botox


Sometimes Dysport works when Botox doesn’t. Nobody really understands why it happens, but some people develop a resistance to Botox. Some people develop antibodies to Botox and it stops working for them. Dysport is an alternative for this because it contains fewer proteins, so your body is less likely to produce antibodies to Dysport.


How Long Does Dysport Last Compared To Botox?


Both Dysport and Botox last the same amount of time, about 3-4 months, depending on the individual. Because the molecules in Dysport are smaller than the molecules in Botox, Dysport tends to work faster, resulting in effects appearing in about 3-5 days, vs Botox, in 7-14 days.


Is Dysport More Natural Looking Than Botox?


Patients report that Dysport appears more natural looking than Botox. Dysport tends to diffuse better and spread more evenly than Botox.


Get Botox or Dysport in Ellicott City MD Today!


If you’ve considering neurotoxin injections like Botox or Dysport, you’ve come to the right place. Danielle LeClair NP at Clear Skin For You can help you find the best noninvasive, wrinkle-reducing treatments for you. Call us today at 410-870-8225 to schedule your free cosmetic consultation.


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