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What is the difference between botox and dysport?

What is the difference between botox and dysport?

Dysport and Botox: This is not unlike asking what is the difference between anacin and bufferin. Both contain Aspirin as the active ingredient but may have other minor differences. Botox and Dysport both contain botulinum toxin as the primary component with minor chemical differences and binding proteins. Botox has human Albumin and Dysport contains cow milk protein. ...Read more

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Dr. Walter Husar
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Dysport (Definition)

Dysport is a cosmetic injectable that greatly reduces the appearance of creases between the brows, on the forehead, and around the eyes and mouth. It's temporary with results lasting approximately 3-4 months in most facial areas, and 2-3 ...Read more


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What is the difference between elevess and botox?

What is the difference between elevess and botox?

Filler vs neurotoxin: Elevesse is a temporary soft tissue filler used to increase volume, while Botox blocks the contraction of muscle which cause wrinkles. ...Read more

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What is the difference between botox & fillers?

What is the difference between botox & fillers?

Botox Vs. Filler: Botox is a relaxer of muscles. It will make the muscle not to be able to contract. Fillers are used to fill an area or to give volume. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a brow lift and having botox injections?

What is the difference between a brow lift and having botox injections?

Some over lap: Botox will soften lines and wrinkles and calm down overactive muscles. A brow lift repositions the low lying brows, smoothes the forehead wrinkles and calms the muscle bulge between the brows. Botox temporizes the problem with a brow lift the results are longer lasting. ...Read more

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What's the difference between dysport and botox? I understand they both use the botulinum toxin. So how is dysport different? .

What's the difference between dysport and botox? I understand they both use the botulinum toxin. So how is dysport different?

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Botox : Botox and Dysport are two brands of the same product. Both are derived from the same subtype of botulinum toxin. Dysport may set up a little faster, but essentially they are equally effective. Small variations my be found from person to person. I have some patients who one will work for better than the other, but for most people the differences are not noticeable. ...Read more

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What is the difference between lipozap and liposuction?

What is the difference between lipozap and liposuction?

Destroy vs remove: Lipozap is a combination of procedures intended to destroy fat withou technically extracting it. It combines a combination of radio frequency, heat and injections(mesotherapy) to destroy the fat. Your body must absorb and eli i ate the dead fat cells. Liposuction uses a metal cannula to vacuum out the fat. At the end of the procedure you can literally see the fat in a canister. Not true with lipoz. ...Read more

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What is the difference between botox and Restylane (dermal fillers) injections?

What is the difference between botox and Restylane (dermal fillers) injections?

Quit a bit: Botox and similar products such as Dysport relax the muscle that cause the wrinkles. Treatment sites are typically frown line between the eyes, forehead lines and crowfeet. Results last 3-4 months. Restylane (dermal fillers) is a volumizing filler that helps to plump deep creases, lines and the lips. Results typically last 6-8 months. ...Read more

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What is the difference between spasms and fasciculations?

What is the difference between spasms and fasciculations?

Contraction & relaxa: Another way of looking at it is: fasciculations are involuntary muscle contraction and relaxation whereas muscle spasm is involuntary and sustained muscle contraction. Fasciculations can be deep and detected on a muscle needle test or can be felt and be visible to the eye as muscle twitches. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the difference between botox and Restylane (dermal fillers) injections?

Please help! what is the difference between botox and Restylane (dermal fillers) injections?

BOTOX/RESTYLANE Diff: Botox is a nerve and muscle relaxant. It causes weakness in the muscles. Restylane (dermal fillers) is a hyaluronic gel that pumps up and fills soft tissue areas. Restylane (dermal fillers) does not change muscular function. ...Read more

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What is the difference between bell's palsy and ms?

What is the difference between bell's palsy and ms?

Completely different: Bell's palsy is facial weakness or paralysis of uncertain cause that may be related to a viral infection. This usually gets better on its own in most people. Ms is a progressive degenerative neurological disease with numerous symptoms and patterns. ...Read more

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What is the difference between paraxtine and venlaflaxin?

What is the difference between paraxtine and venlaflaxin?

Antidepressants: They are pretty different on the neurotransmitters they affect (serotonin/norepinephrin), half life, molecular structure, side effects (like weight gain, paroxetine causes this more often; etc) and pharmacodynamics. They share some indications and uses (besides obviously as antidepressants) and both are relatively inexpensive. ...Read more

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What is the main difference between rigidity and spasticity?

What is the main difference between rigidity and spasticity?

See below: It is mostly the quality of the movement. With rigidity, the muscle tone stays pretty much the same when someone moves the limb, there is constant resistance to movement. It has also been called "lead pipe" rigidity. In spasticity, there is initial resistance to movement and then the resistance gives way. This is called "clasp-knife" spasticity. Rigidity is often seen in parkinsons. ...Read more

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What is the main difference between cosmetic and plastic surgery?

What is the main difference between cosmetic and plastic surgery?

Beauty vs transform: Whereas cosmetic tends to refer to beauty treatments the term plastic encompasses both aesthetic and reconstructive treatments. ...Read more

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What is the difference between ipsilesional and contralesional?

What is the difference between ipsilesional and contralesional?

Same/Opposite Sides: Ipsi means "on same side". Contra means "on opposite side". Lesion refers to an abnormal/unhealthy tissue (of whatever original type), tissue which is damaged in some way, including potential risk of spreading damage to adjacent tissue(s). ...Read more

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What is the difference between medial plication and galeazzi procudure?

What is the difference between medial plication and galeazzi procudure?

Patellar dislocation: Both the medial plication and galeazzi procedures are examples of operative orthopedic repairs to treat patellar (kneecap) dislocations. There are many other options as well, some more complicated than others. http://www.kneehippain.com/patient_pain_surgery.php. ...Read more

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What is the difference between immunotherapy and vaccination?

What is the difference between immunotherapy and vaccination?

Same and different: Immunotherapy is a medical term defined as the treatment of disease by inducing, enhancing, or suppressing an immune response. Some are designed to elicit or amplify an immune response and are called activation immunotherapies. Vaccines are of this type. While immunotherapies that reduce or suppress are classified as suppression immunotherapies. ...Read more

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What is the difference between the flu and mono?

What is the difference between the flu and mono?

Different viruses: Flu is caused by strains of influenza virus; mono is a clinical picture due to infection with epstein barr virus and sometimes with cytomegalovirus. ...Read more

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What is the difference between propananol and propananol er?

Half life: Propranolol must be taken four times a day. Propranolol er (extended release) only needs to be taken once a day. Otherwise, they're the same drug. ...Read more

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What is the difference between epinephrine and norepinephrine?

What is the difference between epinephrine and norepinephrine?

Both: Are made in the adrenal glands of the body and are released in response to a need for increased energy. The fight or flight phenomenon. The biggest difference is that nor-epi causes more vasoconstriction of blood vessels where epi causes more increase in heart rate and cardiac output through contractility. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
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Botulinum Toxin (Botox) Injection (Definition)

Botox is a medicine that causes muscles to relax. It is commonly used to improve the appearance of deep facial lines or wrinkles between the eyebrows. It is also used to relieve migraine, and in certain conditions that involve muscle spasm. ...Read more