Botox/Dysport - Related Questions
Q. I have deep lines under my eyes and I always look tired. Can Botox help this problem?
The answer is: MAYBE! I hate to be vague but there are many variables that can change my answer. If you are younger than 35, and are African American or Asian, the answer is usually YES. If you are Caucasian, and older than 50, it is often NO. Botox relaxes the orbicularis oculi that surrounds the eye and can cause a deep roll that makes the eye look tired. If Botox is injected, it relaxes this muscle and the lines and roll are smoothed. Older, white patients often have too much laxity from sun damage and Botox makes the eye look like it is sagging or sad, so they are not optimal candidates. Most people also need a really good eye cream and if you have allergies an antihistamine/decongestant can reduce some of the purple hue under the eye that makes it look tired.
Q. Can Botox actually cause me to get new "bunny lines"?
Yes. When the glabellar complex is injected, some patients can actually recruit other muscles to try to frown. The nasalis muscle can become stronger to compensate for the corrugators and procerus muscles being weakened by the Botox. This is easy to fix: a little Botox into the nasalis will correct it in just a couple of days.
Q. Which is better? Botox or Dysport?
Great question. Who knows? You likely have to try each on yourself to decide as I think that is the only way to really know. I think both are great, with high patient satisfaction. Dysport has a larger area of effect in my experience. That can be good or bad depending on the patient and the areas of the face it is injected to. Many feel Dysport is better on crow's feet because of the fewer needle shots needed as against botox. Many people in my practice are simply so happy with Botox, they refuse to try anything else (if it ain't broke, don't fix it").
More Botox/Dysport Related Questions
Is it ever possible for Botox to stop working? I found that the last time, it did not take as well. It has been a while since I had it and hoped it would work as well as it used to
Botox Results New Orleans
I have heard about Botox into the neck, but I am confused about what this would do to make you look younger. Please explain it.
Botox Treatment New Orleans
How long will Botox last?
Botox Cosmetic New Orleans
I have a very square jaw. I think it makes me look masculine. Can filler of laser improve that?
Botox Treatment in New Orleans
How long before my Botox kicks in?
Botox Before And After New Orleans
Will Botox help bags under my eyes?
Botox Dysport New Orleans
I have not started laser hair removal on my underarms YET, but I am wondering if Dysport and laser can be done at the same time or if the Dysport interferes with the laser treatment.
Botox Cosmetic in New Orleans
Can you do both Restylane L and Dysport on the same day for my frown lines? My doctor says I need both for best results.
Botox Injections New Orleans
Is there a waiting period between getting Botox injections after finishing Medrol 4 mg pack? I recently had poison ivy and was put on this medication for 6 days, taking 6 (4mg) pills on day one, 5 on day 2, 4 on day three, etc. I am not sure how long I should wait since this suppresses the immune system. Any thoughts or suggestions?
New Orleans Botox
I have deep lines under my eyes and I always look tired. Can Botox help this problem?
Benefits of Botox New Orleans
How long does it take for Dysport to take effect?
Botox touch ups in New Orleans
I manage an advertising firm and I am constantly asked "why are you angry?". Even when I am in a good mood, I feel that my expressions are off-putting. Is there a way to improve my appearance without looking feminine?
Hyperhidrosis treatment in New Orleans
Back to Botox/Dysport Home Page
Can botox be used for the treatment of axillary sweating?