A 39-year-old member asked:
what's better for frown lines? dysport or botox?
5 doctor answers • 11 doctors weighed in
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Botox vs Dysport??: Both are types of Botulinum. Botox is onabotulinumtoxin A , while Dysport is abobotinumtoxin A. They both are potent neurotoxins produced by gram-positive anaerobic bacteria (Clostridium botulinum). This bacteria has 7 serotypes (A to G), each produces a specific antigenic toxin. All block the release of acetylcholine from presynaptic terminal of neuromuscular junctions. Thus causing paralysis.
3401 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Cosmetic Surgery 37 years experience
Botox/Dysport: BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® are cosmetic injectables that greatly reduce the appearance of creases between the brows, on the forehead and around the eyes and mouth. Most patients prefer Botox to Dysport.
2806 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Cosmetic Surgery 15 years experience
Similar Results: In my experience, both give very similar results. I've had some patients say that Dysport is a bit more natural (i.e. less "frozen") than Botox. Dysport also comes on faster (3-5 days instead of 7-10 with Botox.) I have quite a few patients who request Dysport over Botox and I prefer it when I treat my own lines. FYI you can get a really great deal on Dysport right now with Aspire. (google it)
2554 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Aesthetic Medicine 35 years experience
I prefer dysport: They are very similar disport is a smaller molecule and seems to work a few days sooner than botox and maybe last a few weeks longer. I use both but prefer dysport. There is a dosage different between the two every unit of botox equal 2.5u of dysport
1690 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Facial Plastic Surgery 30 years experience
Same result: There is no difference on the results from Dysport to Botox. Hope this helps.
1646 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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