Men and women will inevitably experience wrinkles and lines on the upper face as they age. While cosmetic surgery can create dramatic outcomes, many individuals simply are not ready or willing to have a surgical procedure. With the creation of nonsurgical wrinkle treatments, such as BOTOX and Dysport, lines and wrinkles can be softened and many times eliminated with a simple injection. Seattle area cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Craig Jonov, offers Dysport as an effective wrinkle treatment option for the forehead and around the eyes. This FDA-approved injectable blocks the actions of acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter in the nervous system. This allows the muscles under the skin to relax, so that the surface cannot produce wrinkles. Dysport acts similar to BOTOX, but it diffuses further and offers a greater spread, which works beautifully for crow's feet and areas in the upper face where many fine lines exist. The result is a younger, softer, glowing appearance that our patients love!
Dysport is injected via a fine needle to specific areas of the face. Prior to the injection, these areas are marked, and a numbing anesthetic is applied. The amount of medicine injected varies by patient depending on their aesthetic goals. Some individuals will have deeper, broader wrinkles while others wish to target fines lines (which requires less product). Dysport is administered during an in-office appointment that typically lasts about 30 minutes.
"Very happy with my experience ! I was ableTo get all my questions answered and feltVery comfortable .Dr.Jonov does a great job and I was honestly amazed how painless myProcedure was compared... more"- A.A. / Yahoo / Jul 20, 2015
"I met with Dr. Jonov and his team to talk about having my nose reshaped. Immediately I was made to feel welcome and comfortable, no pressure to make any decisions that day (although I knew right away that this was the team for me). Throughout the process I met with my nurse who went over every detail regarding the day of and what to expect during my recovery, I met with my anesthesiologist who answered all of my questions in great detail. The surgery went well, my recovery was what surprised me - I didn't even bruise! It was an amazing experience and I am so happy with my new nose. I recommend Dr. Jonov to anyone looking for cosmetic surgery enhancements."- Anonymous / RateMDs / Jan 11, 2017
"I have been having facials with Jeannette Ramos for the last year. Jeannette is an outstanding esthetician. She is very knowledgeable and professional. I appreciate her expertise and gentle spirit."- Anonymous / RateMDs / Dec 19, 2016
"I received an otoplasty (ears) and rhinoplasty (nose). I couldn't be happier with my results and love Dr. Jonov and the staff. They are so nice and make you feel so comfortable every step of the way."- Anonymous / RateMDs / Nov 16, 2016
"Getting my facial treatment from Jeannette Lead Master Esthetician produced great results after one treatment. The treatment was a little uncomfortable but worth the discomfort. My skin is smoother and soft. I can't wait to see how my skin looks after the next one. People in the office are always friendly and easy to talk to. I would recommend this practice to others."- Anonymous / RateMDs / Nov 01, 2016
What to Expect@headingTag>
There is no downtime after a Dysport injection. Some mild swelling and redness may occur at the injection sites, but the skin will return to a normal appearance a few hours after treatment. Ice packs are often compressed to the site immediately after treatment to help calm the skin and reduce these after effects. Patients are able to resume their normal activities during the same day as their treatment. Results will become apparent within a couple of short days.
Dysport or BOTOX?@headingTag>
Both Dysport and Botox are safe and effective to treat facial wrinkles and both are widely available. A skilled practitioner can tell which injectable may offer the best benefit. The results of Dysport typically become visible faster than BOTOX, last a bit longer, and spread to a larger coverage area.
Dysport or Filler?@headingTag>
Patients seeking to rejuvenate their facial appearance may look into injectable fillers, as well as products such as Dysport to attain results. Both skin treatments work to decrease facial wrinkles, but use varying approaches. Injectable fillers add volume to certain facial structures, which creates a smooth result on the surface. It is common today to combine products such as Dysport and BOTOX with an injectable filler. This has been labeled a “liquid facelift” and provides outstanding results for individuals who do not want surgery.
How Often for Treatment?@headingTag>
Patients are usually ready for a follow-up visit within 3-4 months after treatment. This varies by patient.
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