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Dysport in New Jersey

Although not as well known, Dysport is a reliable and effective alternative to Botox. Dysport offers natural-looking results that will never look “frozen”. You can feel confident that you are always displaying the emotions that you want without looking overdone. New Jersey Dysport provider, Dr. Beverly Friedlander, uses her artistic eye to apply the treatment exactly where it is needed to give you a naturally youthful look.

What is Dysport?

Board Certified Female Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Beverly Friedlander

Dysport is an FDA-approved neuromodulator that targets facial wrinkles caused by repeated muscle movements. It helps to prevent fine lines from becoming deep wrinkles when used regularly. Much like Botox, Dysport smooths facial lines and wrinkles by blocking the nerve signals that cause muscle contractions. FDA-approved to treat deep frown lines between the brows, Dysport can be used in the same areas as Botox to create a natural, undone appearance. Your face will appear more youthful, and your confidence will soar.

How is Dysport Different from Botox?

Beverly Friedlander, MD

Dysport and Botox are both neuromodulators that treat facial wrinkles. While both are made from botulinum toxin type A, they contain different trace proteins. Dysport is a smaller molecule, allowing it to spread a bit more and making it better suited for larger areas such as the forehead and crow’s feet. This is also the reason that the effects are usually seen sooner, after one to two days.

The effects of both products last about four months. Dysport is also measured differently than Botox. That means injecting 10 units of Dysport does not result in the same effect as 10 units of Botox. So don’t be surprised when you need more units of Dysport to achieve the same result, typically two-and-a-half to three times as much. This is taken into consideration when pricing the cost of New Jersey Dysport injections in Dr. Friedlander’s office.

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Am I a Candidate for Dysport?

Dysport is intended for adults between the ages of 18 and 65 who are dissatisfied with their moderate-to-severe glabellar frown lines. Offering improvement in multiple areas without altering facial expressions elsewhere on your face, Dysport results in a natural look. You should be in good overall health and have realistic expectations of your results. Those who are pregnant, have allergies to milk, or who have active infections are not candidates for Dysport.

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How Do I Prepare for My Dysport Treatment?

Dr. Friedlander recommends that all our New Jersey Dysport patients discontinue use of aspirin, NSAIDs, blood thinners, muscle relaxers, and any other medications that might negatively interact with the injections. To ensure safety, patients should also stop all tobacco use for a few weeks before treatment. During your consultation, please be sure to inform Dr. Friedlander of all medications and supplements that you are taking.

Dysport Before and 1 Week After, Treatment to Forehead

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What Will my Dysport Treatment be Like?

Dysport is an injectable treatment that is quick and easy, requiring only a few minutes to perform. If requested, a topical anesthetic can be used to alleviate any discomfort. The treatment requires a series of injections which are performed with a very fine needle. You may experience pressure or tightness on your forehead while the Dysport is being injected; however, Dysport is relatively painless.

What can I Expect After my Treatment?

Most of our New Jersey Dysport patients experience no side effects and return to their daily routines, including work, immediately following the treatment. You may experience slight swelling or bruising at the injection site, which disappears rapidly. You should refrain from going to the gym or participating in sports for a few hours. Although uncommon, headaches may occur as the Dysport is beginning to work.

When Will I See Results?

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New Jersey Dysport provider and plastic surgeon, Dr. Friedlander, has over 25 years of experience and applies her expertise to her application of surgical and non-surgical treatments alike. After treatment with Dysport New Jersey patients begin to see a gradual lessening of their frown lines within one to two days. Dysport results typically last between three and four months. At that time, patients can choose to repeat the injection.

What are the Risks and Side Effects Involved in Dysport?

Dysport has a long history of safety. Even though it inhibits muscle contraction, there is no risk of long-term damage. While extremely rare, reported side effects have included:

  • Minor pain at the injection site
  • Difficulties swallowing or breathing
  • Swelling around the eyes
  • Drooping eyelids
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Muscle weakness
  • Headaches
  • Slurred speech

Is it safe to receive other treatments at the same time?

Dysport helps to create a natural appearance by improving the appearance of wrinkles. Patients can safely undergo other treatments such as dermal fillers, at the same time to restore a more youthful, balanced appearance.

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Is There a Savings Program for Dysport?

There is a loyalty rewards program called ASPIRE Galderma Rewards for Dysport and other Galderma products—Restylane and Sculptra. Every purchase generates points which can be applied to coupons on future purchases. All you need to do is register and Dr. Friedlander’s staff at True Beauty Med Spa will do the rest.

Schedule a New Jersey Dysport Consultation

To learn more and to find out if you are a good candidate for Dysport New Jersey residents, and those in the surrounding areas of New Jersey and New York, please contact us online below to schedule a consultation, or call our office at (973) 912-9120.

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Dr. Friedlander became a plastic surgeon to make a real difference in the lives of her patients. She started her practice in New Jersey three decades ago, and still treats some of her very first patients to this day! Experience the difference that comes from working with a true plastic surgery professional who cares about your results by scheduling your consultation with Dr. Bev.

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