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Laura Zimmerman and her staff specialize in cosmetic and medical dermatological treatments and she has years of experience administering some of the best Dysport Tucson patients have had. If you’d like to schedule a consultation with her, contact the team at ZL MedAesthetics.

Dysport: A safe alternative for a beautiful and youthful appearance

Gone are the days when you only had surgical dermatological treatments at your disposal. Today, you have the alternative of choosing minimally-invasive, non-surgical dermatological solutions to care for your skin.

Dysport is one such treatment. Manufactured using the abobotulinumtoxinA toxin, it is a neuromuscular modulator that inhibits muscle activity and reduces the appearance of frown lines and glabellar lines. When injected into your skin, the injectable targets only those specific muscles which cause the lines and reduces the contraction in the muscles.

How does Dysport differ from Botox?

Both Botox and Dysport are neuromuscular modulators designed to treat wrinkles and fine lines. But, the way they benefit users is different.

For one, Dysport is a more body-friendly chemical and will stimulate generation of lesser antibodies in the patient compared to Botox; ensuring that your body does not reject the chemical and the effects remain longer.

Second, the constituency of Dysport is such that it spreads easily to larger areas of the skin, when compared to Botox which is thicker. Due to this characteristic of Dysport, doctors only use a single injection to treat multiple areas of the skin.

Finally, extensive studies and clinical testing have proved that Dysport is extremely skin-friendly and safe to use, making it a great choice for people wanting younger, supple skin.

Key Differences Between BOTOX & Dysport

The molecules in Dysport are smaller and the product is more diluted than what is found in BOTOX. The spread when injected into the skin makes it a superior product for certain facial areas.

As BOTOX is thicker, it won’t diffuse as much as Dysport, and the product stays near the injection site. This allows for precise treatment of smaller areas. The diffusion and dilution of each type of injectable can be advantageous depending on the size of the area that needs to be smoothed and rejuvenated, and the depth of fine lines and wrinkles. Despite which you are getting, the staff at ZL will provide you with what many consider the best Dysport Tucson has to offer.

Benefits of using Dysport

  • It is specifically designed to treat moderate to severe lines on the forehead and between the eyebrows
  • It is easier to inject, compared to the Botox
  • It shows almost instantaneous results
  • It has a very short treatment time and downtime

Procedure of administering Dysport

Patients who have deep creases and severe lines on their forehead are the ideal candidates for Dysport. People above the age of 65 and those who have any skin infection or are allergic to Botox are ineligible for the treatment.

The procedure starts with the consultation, where we will analyze your requirements and mark the areas of the face being treated. Then we will apply a topical numbing cream to anesthetize the face.

Next, a thin injection filled with Dysport will be injected into the pre-determined areas of the face. The Dysport, when injected will inhibit the treated muscles from sending and receiving any neural signals, thereby reducing muscle contraction and reducing the wrinkles and glabellar lines.

Please note that the treatment will only reduce the number of fine lines on the face. It will neither cause any complete facial immobility, nor will it change the appearance of your face.

Post-treatment care

Post-procedure scarring, swelling and bruising are common; and these will reduce over the next few hours. You may also experience tenderness and pain for a few days after the treatment. The best benefit of the Dysport is that you’ll have very little downtime and you’ll be able to move within a few hours of the procedure.

The results of the Dysport can be seen two days after the procedure. Complete wrinkle reduction will happen within a few weeks. The results of the Dysport will last for 3-5 months, after which you may be required to come in for treatment.

Laura Zimmerman has extensive experience in providing Dysport injections. Contact us at ZL MedAesthetics for more information.

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Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

At ZL Medspa, the safety and health of our patients and clients are our top priority.

We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation as it evolves and following the best-practice recommendations and guidelines put forth by the CDC.

We will continue to provide necessary care to our patients in the safest manner possible.

To that end, virtual consultation and follow-up is available and we encourage you to use this service whenever possible.

We are all in this together! We will have staff available via email or phone to help answer your questions during this difficult time.

Stay healthy, stay safe.

We look forward to seeing you in the office again once this has passed.

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