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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is a good candidate for Dysport?

Patients over 18 years old who want to reduce the appearance of moderate to severe wrinkles, frown lines, or crow’s feet are ideal candidates for Dysport injections.

How long will my results last?

The effects of Dysport typically last up to 4 months, at which point you may need to come in for a follow-up treatment.

Are there any risks associated with Dysport?

Dysport involves cow’s milk protein when being manufactured. Please tell your doctor if you allergic to cow milk, as it may cause an undesirable allergic reaction. If you develop flu like symptoms, trouble breathing, or any life threatening conditions after you have received Dysport, call your doctor and seek medical help immediately.

What are the side effects of Dysport?

Dysport is considered safe and effective when administered by a qualified medical professional. As with all cosmetic treatments, some side effects may arise, the most common side effects are swelling, bruising, or redness as well as injection site pain, but should resolve within a few days. Usually, these adverse effects resolve without over the counter medicines.

Will it cause droopy eyelids?

No, Dysport does not cause eyelid drooping. However, if you experience any adverse side effects following your treatment, please contact Dr. Ibrahim or your healthcare provider right away.

How soon will I see results?

Most patients can expect to see noticeable results within 2-4 days of their Dysport injections. The full effects should be visible after two weeks.

How long will the Dysport injection take?

Injections typically take 15-30 minutes to complete.

Is Dysport expensive?

The cost of Dysport injections may vary depending on the amount needed to achieve your desired results. At Better Life Clinics, we strive to make quality treatments accessible and affordable for all our patients.

Can Dysport be used in combination with other treatments?

Yes, Dysport can be used in combination with other aesthetic treatments such as dermal fillers or laser resurfacing for a more comprehensive approach to anti-aging.

What should I do to prepare for my Dysport treatment?

Prior to your appointment, avoid taking any anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen or aspirin. You may also want to consider scheduling an initial consultation with us so that we can discuss your goals and develop a tailored plan of care.

Does it hurt?

Most patients report very minimal discomfort with Dysport injections. We also offer a topical numbing cream to help reduce any potential discomfort.

What can I expect post-treatment?

Immediately following your Dysport injections, you may experience some bruising, swelling, or redness. These should dissipate within a few days, and you’ll start to see your Dysport results in as little as 2-4 days. It’s important to follow all aftercare instructions provided by your medical team for best results and to avoid any infection or complications.

How often will I need to get Dysport injections?

The longevity of your results will depend on individual factors such as lifestyle, skin condition, and the type of wrinkles being treated. Typically, you can expect to receive follow-up treatments every 3-4 months.

Will my wrinkles come back?

Once the effects of Dysport have worn off, your wrinkles will gradually return. To maintain desired results, you may need to receive more injections over time. Talk to our medical team for more information about how often you should come in for follow-up appointments.

What are some alternatives to Dysport?

In addition to Dysport, there are several other wrinkle relaxers available on the market that can be used to reduce wrinkles and expression lines. Botox (botulinum toxin type A) is another popular option, as well as Xeomin (incobotulinumtoxinA) – and Jeuveau (the newest botulinum toxin injections). We suggest discussing your options with Dr. Ibrahim, MD to determine which treatment is best for you.

Are there any special precautions I should take after getting Dysport injections?

It’s important to follow all aftercare instructions given by your medical team. You may be advised to avoid rubbing or massaging the treatment area for 24-48 hours following your appointment. Additionally, minimize exposure to sunlight and avoid strenuous activities that could increase your skin’s temperature as this can affect the results of your Dysport treatment.

Is Dysport FDA-cleared?

Yes, Dysport is FDA-cleared for the temporary treatment of moderate to severe glabellar lines (for dynamic wrinkles). But can be safely used in off-label areas such as crow’s feet, and forehead lines. It has been used safely and effectively by medical professionals for over 25 years.