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Dysport Treatment in Santa Monica

Dysport Treatment in Santa Monica

Tired of looking tired all of the time?

Don’t want those wrinkles any more?

You may be able to reduce the signs of fine lines and wrinkles around your face with a non-invasive treatment that gives you good results.

Our team provides Dysport treatments in Santa Monica, CA, to help you look younger by reducing wrinkles as signs of aging.

Discover everything you need to know about this effective, safe, FDA-approved treatment.

Dysport injection in Santa Monica, CA

What is Dysport?

Dysport is just like Botox because both are neurotoxin treatments that achieve fast results.

For instance, a Dysport injection temporarily reduces muscle activity in the targeted areas areas of your face. We might look at frown lines around the eyebrows for such a treatment. Dysport will help take care of the muscle contractions that cause those frown lines.

Dysport received FDA approval in 2009. The substance has aesthetic uses in addition to its medical and therapeutic ones.

How does Dysport work?

Dysport relaxes and soften muscles in the face to lessen the signs of fine lines and wrinkles.

Our clinician will inject a minuscule amount of Dysport into your facial muscle using a very small needle. As the muscle relaxes, your skin smooths out, and your face diminishes the wrinkles naturally without any invasive procedures.

How is Dysport different from Botox?

Dysport sets faster while utilizing less protein for long-lasting results.

What areas of the face does Dysport treat?

Dysport originally was intended to treat wrinkles around your eyebrows.

Now, clinicians treat four areas of your face with Dysport:

  • Eyebrows, especially any frown lines
  • Upper lip for lipstick lines
  • Upper forehead
  • Crow’s feet on the outside of the eyes

The number of injections you receive for your treatment depends on the area you want to improve.

Who is the best candidate for Dysport treatments in Santa Monica, CA?

Dysport is ideal for people who are:

  • Men or women 18 years of age or older
  • In good all-around health
  • Dissatisfied with the appearance of wrinkles around the upper lip, eyes, or forehead

What medical conditions can Dysport treat in Santa Monica, CA?

Dysport is a valid cosmetic treatment for reducing facial wrinkles

It can be used as a prescription medication for:

  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain and tension in the jaw
  • Discomfort and pain coming from grinding teeth.
  • Reducing the severity and duration of imploding-type migraines that cause severe pain dented by a crushing or squeezing sensation
  • Excessive sweating, called hyperhidrosis, by interrupting nerve transmissions to sweat glands.

What happens during an appointment for Dysport treatment in Santa Monica, CA?

Initially, we have a consultation to discuss if Dysport is right for you.

You receive injections during your next appointment.

These usually last 15 minutes, and they follow these steps:

  • Your clinician applies a numbing cream to your skin so you won’t feel the small injections.
  • We distribute a tiny amount of Dysport across five injection spots, using a shallow injection and small needle, to reduce wrinkles around your upper lip or eyes.
  • Then our team ensures the injection sites heal properly before you go about your normal daily activities. We can take care of Dysport treatments on your lunch break from work!

What are the side effects of Dysport treatments in Santa Monica, CA?

The most common side effects of Dysport include:

  • Temporary and miniscule nodules at injection sites
  • Temporary and minor headache
  • Temporary pain at the injection site
  • Temporary and minor inflammation

Rare and more serious side effects may be possible:

  • Muscle weakness
  • Nausea
  • Eyelid drooping
  • Incontinence
  • Swallowing difficulties
  • Muscle spasms
  • Breathing difficulties

An allergy to Dysport is what usually causes any of the serious symptoms.

How soon do I see results from Dysport treatments in Santa Monica, CA?

You may see results in three to four days following your initial Dysport treatment in Santa Monica, CA.

How long do results last following my Dysport treatment in Santa Monica, CA?

You could see results for as long as six months. Repeat treatments of Dysport may be required during that period, depending on the results you desire.

What should I do before my next Dysport treatment in Santa Monica, CA?

Set up your next treatment time three months in advance for best outcomes if you want to continue with your good results.

Consider rescheduling if you have a social or work commitment soon after the appointment to avoid interfering with your recovery.

Stop taking supplements or medications may cause bruising, swelling, or an increase of bleeding at the injection site, including NSAIDs and fish oil.

Do not consume alcohol or caffeine 24 hours beforehand to avoid complications from blood thinning.

Eat a healthy snack before to avoid becoming lightheaded during your appointment.

Arrive with a freshly washed face with no makeup.

What should I do after I receive my Dysport treatment in Santa Monica, CA?

Avoid massaging any nodules that may appear at the injection sites. They will go away after a day or two.

Moisturize with a mild facial cream or apply petroleum jelly to reduce dryness or itchiness associated with the sterilizing alcohol we use on your skin.

Avoid high and direct heat for 24 hours afterward. Think saunas, hot tubs, sunburn, and rigorous exercise.

Do not take aspirin for headaches due to its blood-thinning properties. Take another type of over-the-counter pain medication if you get a headache within 36 hours of your Dysport treatment in Santa Monica, CA.

Cover any small bruises with makeup. These bruises are normal.

Protect your skin from the sun. Over-exposure to sunlight is one of the main causes of premature aging.

Drink plenty of water for hydration because your skin needs water to stay strong, soft, and supple.

Who should not receive Dysport treatments in Santa Monica, CA?

  • Pregnant or breastfeeding women
  • People allergic to Botox
  • Anyone allergic to cow’s milk
  • People with an infection, swelling, or muscle weakness in the facial area where Dysport will be injected

Who can consult with me about a Dysport treatment in Santa Monica, CA?

True Jewel Cosmetic Center can help you if you live in Santa Monica, CA.

We will discuss your choices when it comes to Dysport, find out if you’re an ideal candidate, and set up your next treatment appointment.

Contact us for additional details.

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