BOTOX Cosmetic/DYSPPORT are treatments for dynamic wrinkles. The most commonly treated areas are:
Yes! BOTOX/DYSPORT® has been available for 20 years, and has been used to treat many diseases. In fact, it is used in children as young as 2 years old to treat cerebral palsy. It has been proven to be very safe through extensive testing and research. BOTOX Cosmetic® is an approved drug used to treat patients for cosmetic wrinkles
BOTOX Cosmetic /DYSPORT works by simply relaxing the muscles underneath the skin to create a smooth and refreshed appearance.
Generally, after the consultation, the procedure only takes up to 15 minutes.
Since there is no downtime – you can do it on your lunchtime – and no one would know you have had it done!
It can take UP TO 2 weeks for it to take full effect. Usually we ask patients to wait for the 14 days to fully see the results. DYSPORT has been shown in studies to start working within 3 days and last 2.,5 weeks longer- this may vary from individual
It is injected with a very tiny needle (it only feels like a little pinch).
No – BOTOX/DYSPORT Cosmetic® is not permanent. It lasts between 3-4 months on average but everyone is different.
If you follow the directions given to you by DARLENE, and book your first 3 treatments promptly every 4 months (without waiting in between!) you can eventually increase the duration of results from each treatment.
A unit of BOTOX /DYSPORT Cosmetic® is simply a very tiny measurement of drug. You can think of it as similar to a milliliter of liquid (although this is not accurate). The exact number of units you require to achieve the look you want will be discussed during your confidential consultation.
Some get minor bruising (which is easily covered up with makeup) or a slight short term headache(15%). Most patients do not experience any side effects at all. Any side effects are temporary and not permanent.
BOTOX/DYSPORT Cosmetic® stays local to the muscle where it was injected. After the injection, BOTOX Cosmetic® is simply metabolised & broken down into natural byproducts within a few hours.
3 days prior to your treatment it is recommended you avoid blood thinning medications such Advil. Also avoid alcohol 24 hours prior to your appointment to reduce the risk of more blood thinning.