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Botox/Dysport - Related Questions

Q. How long does it take for Dysport to take effect?

A. In most patients, within three days, you will begin to see a softening of your lines of expression. There is great variation. However, I have seen many patients report it starts to work the very first day, and others say it takes them a week or more. Like Botox, every patient’s body has their unique response rates, but in most cases results can be noticed within a week. There were those who said Dysport would kick in faster and last longer than Botox, but there is no data that supports this as a scientific trend and I have not seen this in my practice.

Q. How soon after Botox to my frown lines can I get my eyebrows waxed?


A. I would recommend you wait 24 hours. If done the same day, there is a risk that any localized trauma or swelling for the waxing could cause the Botox to diffuse where it was not intended to have an effect. Such diffusion could theoretically cause double vision, dropping of the eyelids, or dropping of the brow height. Better safe than sorry.

Q. My crow's feet drive me crazy! I am 46, and I am not quite ready to go under the knife. Without having surgery, what are your favorite non surgical solutions for wrinkles around the eye?


A. Crow's feet have many causes: sun damage to the collagen, loss of the lateral cheek fat pad, and muscle movement. Most of the time I start by tackling the excessive movement of the orbicularis oculi muscle with either Botox or Dysport while improving the skin quality with a combination of Lumierre eye cream and Renova. (And never forget sunscreen daily!) For severe cases, I also add some kind of filler to augment that lateral cheek pad.


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