Unlike the other injectables offered by Dr. Berhane, BOTOX or DYSPORT is not considered dermal filler. BOTOX involves the use of a form of the botulinum toxin and works differently from dermal fillers, attacking one of the root causes of wrinkles: repeated muscle use.
People have a tendency to repeat the same facial expressions through the course of their lives. Whenever they do this, they use the same muscle groups over and over again, and it becomes harder for those muscles to relax. This tension forms wrinkles.
The way that BOTOX delivers non-surgical rejuvenation is by relaxing the muscles that cause lighter wrinkles and fine lines like crow’s feet, frown lines, and forehead wrinkles. Over time, additional treatments can cause a cumulative effect of less-severe wrinkles.
The BOTOX or DYSPORT injection procedure takes at most 5-10 minutes. You should see results beginnings around three days to a week after the injections. These results can last anywhere from three months to a year, depending on the amount used.
If you have any further questions or concerns, feel free to contact our office for a consultation with Dr. Berhane. During your consultation, you can gain a better sense of the procedure and what options are best for you. Contact us today for a consultation.