Dysport vs. BOTOX
The battle against aging is one that mankind has faced for millennia. While this is a battle that mankind will probably not win anytime soon, modern science has created weapons that have tilted the balance in man’s favor. Two of the most popular anti-aging products available on the market today are Dysport® and BOTOX®. Both products are designed to address dynamic wrinkles. These are the wrinkles that form when you smile or make any other facial movement.
Dysport® and BOTOX® include the same purified protein solution. They both work by inhibiting the nerve signals that cause muscles in the treated area to contract or to relax. Both products can be administered via injection, and both produce results that are seen in the days after the treatment.
That being said, in a head-to-head comparison, researchers have seen that Dysport® often works better than BOTOX® in addressing certain types of dynamic wrinkles. Both products are often used to reduce crow’s feet. Crow’s feet are the wrinkles that you see along the sides of your eyes when you smile or frown.
Dysport® has shown in many cases to be superior when used to treat this area. Test subjects were asked to contract their facial muscles as much as they could and then judge the results. Two thirds of participants felt that the side of the face that was treated with the Dysport® solution produced more natural results and reduced the appearance of crow’s feet, while at the same time allowed them natural facial movement.
In a side-by-side comparison, Dysport® comes out the winner in many cases. They both produce results within a few days to a week. However, in some patients, Dysport® has produced a visible change a little bit sooner, and the results in some patients have lasted a little bit longer than those available with BOTOX®.
Dysport® and BOTOX® are both powerful tools that have revolutionized the way that people see aging. You are likely to be a good candidate for Dysport® or BOTOX® if you are in relatively good health, have dynamic wrinkles that you want removed, are in good emotional health and have a realistic idea of what these products can do for you.