Botox and Dysport are famous for their ability to prevent muscle contractions and relax them. This phenomenon results in the reduction of the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, making them extremely desirable in combating skin aging. While both have multiple similarities such as both being injectable filters, neurotoxins and they stem from botulinum acid, these two still have their differences and respective advantages over the other.
Botox has been around for many many years and it served as the original injectable filler that paved the way for Dysport’s rise. And while Dysport is the newer generation of Botox, this doesn’t necessarily mean that Botox is ineffective at all! In fact, Botox is more potent than Dysport with a ration of 3-1. And since it is more potent, it is usually utilized in a high concentration—and very slow moving—to address small problem areas and it specializes in laugh lines, crow’s feet and forehead wrinkles.
While Dysport stems from the same chemical as Botox, Dysport was developed to produce faster results than Botox. Additionally, these results are also known to last longer than those of Botox. Generally, Dysport is able to fend off wrinkles and fine lines for half a year or longer, depending on the aftercare and lifestyle of the patient. However, its specialty is more focused on frown lines and glabellar lines, especially if they are severe already. Dysport, unlike Botox, is utilized to address those problems that have larger areas since it is fast and quick-moving.
However, while both Botox and Dysport have their respective advantages and edges over one another, it is still important to remember that these two are injectable fillers that require expert advice and recommendation. So before jumping on your next injection for your wrinkles, consult a skin care expert or your doctor so as to ensure the best, safest and most efficient neurotoxin injection procedure for you and your wrinkles and fine lines.