Buy Dysport for your patients who have wrinkles on their forehead or the corner of their eyes. The product comes in a sterile, vacuum-dried form, which is then mixed in a solution meant for injection. It contains botulinum toxin Type A, which is a very safe and effective muscle relaxant. Although botulinum toxin Type A can be used in therapeutic cases, generally Dysport is used for cosmetic treatments. Dysport is known as Dysline in Greece and only comes with the 300 unit variant.
Who are the best candidates?
Dysport is a great product to be used on both male and female patients aged 2 years old and above.
Ailments targeted with Dysport
These are just some ailments where this product is recommended:
- Neurological disorders
- Bladder disorders
- Skin and skin appendage disorders
- Jaw clenching
- Teeth grinding
- Muscle spasms
- Cervical dystonia
How does Dysport work?
This solution contains a substance known as botulinum toxin type A, and is used to block nerve signals to certain muscles, allowing those muscles to not contract and stay relaxed. Although most people will know Dysport as a cosmetic product, Dysport or can be used in medical cases as well. At times it is used to relieve muscle tension, as well as stop or reduce headaches and migraines. It basically works the same way in cosmetic treatments , but used in cases where the relaxing of muscles and lessening of strain is helpful in giving relief to patients.
Dysport should only be applied on patients by qualified medical professionals. Methods differ depending on the area being targeted. Dysport for both cosmetic and therapeutic uses basically act the same, but are targeted in different areas and for different purposes. For therapeutic purposes, Dysport is injected into the area where it needs to release muscle tension, like the area around the jaw to help patients stop clenching their jaw too much, which can lead to teeth grinding as well.
How long does it last?
The actual duration of effects is highly dependent upon the lifestyle and physiology of the patient. However, it has been noted that it can last for 3 to 5 months after injection.
Although this product is generally safe to use on patients, and the material it is based on has been FDA approved for decades, there are certain patients who should not use it. This includes those who:
- Have pre-existing neuromuscular disorders
- Hypersensitivity to any of the components
Other Side Effects
These are some of the more common side effects when using this product:
- Localized pain
These are some more severe but very rare reactions
- Eye movement disorder
- Eyelid ptosis
This is not a full list, check the flyer for a comprehensive list.
Patients are advised to not use makeup on the targeted area for the next few days, and no overexposure to the sun as well. Skin hygiene should still be maintained though, and alcoholic beverages and intensive sports should be put on hold for at least 3 days. Extreme temperatures should also be avoided for up to 15 days after operation.
Cost of Dysport
Dysport 300 units averages for around $287 per vial, with the 500-unit version costing around $547.
Whether it be in therapeutic or cosmetic treatments, Dysport has proven to be effective at lessening or outright stopping the contraction of muscles as needed. The main ingredient has been in use for over 20 years, and will likely continue to be used both in removing wrinkles and calming spasming muscles.
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DYSPORT® 500U 1 vial