BOTOX® & Dysport®


Smooth and Refresh with Botox® & Dysport®

Iorio Plastic Surgery & Medspa offers transformative solutions to defy aging and enhance facial aesthetics through Botox® and Dysport® injections. These minimally invasive procedures provide fast and effective solutions for reducing facial wrinkles and achieving a youthful, refreshed appearance, empowering individuals to regain confidence and radiance.

What Are Botox® & Dysport®?

Botox® and Dysport® are both FDA-approved injectable treatments designed to address facial wrinkles caused by muscle contractions. Botox® contains botulinum toxin, a neurotoxin derived from Clostridium botulinum bacteria. Similarly, Dysport® also contains botulinum toxin but in a slightly different formulation. Both treatments are highly effective at temporarily relaxing the underlying muscles responsible for dynamic wrinkles, such as frown lines and crow’s feet. By inhibiting muscle contractions, Botox® and Dysport® help smooth out wrinkles and lines, resulting in a more youthful and rejuvenated appearance.

How Do Botox® & Dysport® Work?

Botox® and Dysport® work by blocking nerve signals to the targeted muscles, thereby preventing them from contracting and forming wrinkles. During the treatment, an aesthetics practitioner carefully injects Botox® or Dysport® into specific facial muscles using a fine needle. Once injected, the botulinum toxin temporarily paralyzes the muscles, causing them to relax. This relaxation of the muscles smooths out the overlying skin, diminishing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. The procedure is quick, typically taking only a few minutes, and is virtually painless. Patients may experience minor discomfort or a slight stinging sensation during the injections, but this is usually well-tolerated. Results from Botox® and Dysport® injections are typically visible within a few days and can last for several months. Additionally, because the treatments selectively target specific muscles, they provide natural-looking results without affecting overall facial expression.

Why Choose Us for Botox® & Dysport®?

Frequently Asked Questions

How do Botox® and Dysport® injections differ?

While both Botox® and Dysport® contain botulinum toxin and work similarly to relax facial muscles, they may differ slightly in the onset of action, diffusion, and dosing. Our aesthetics practitioners can help determine which option best suits your needs.

Discomfort during Botox® and Dysport® injections is minimal, as topical anesthesia or ice may be applied to numb the treatment area. Patients typically experience only mild discomfort, if any, during the procedure.

Results of Botox® and Dysport® injections typically last between four to six months. Periodic maintenance treatments are recommended to maintain optimal results.

Side effects of Botox® and Dysport® injections are generally mild and temporary, including minor bruising, swelling, or redness at the injection site. Serious complications are rare but can be discussed during your consultation.

Yes, Botox® and Dysport® injections can be combined with dermal fillers, chemical peels, and other cosmetic procedures to achieve comprehensive facial rejuvenation and enhancement. Our aesthetics practitioners will customize a treatment plan tailored to your goals and preferences.