Before you talk to your doctor about Dysport, learn what you can expect from the treatment process and get topics to discuss.
Everything you need to know before getting Dysport
Every time you frown, every time you show concern or even squint, you’re contracting muscles in your face. If you start to notice those frown lines between your eyebrows and they’re bothering you, then it might be worth asking your specialist if Dysport is right for you. Here are the most common questions patients have.
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Dysport treatment process
What to expect*
When considering any kind of treatment, it’s important to understand as much as possible about the procedure. Here’s a general step-by-step guide to help you before, during and after your Dysport procedure.
- 1. Consultation
Once you find your physician, discuss with your doctor your expectations and whether you have any health conditions or allergies that could interfere with your treatment. It’s your appointment, so don’t hesitate to ask your doctor questions.
- 2. Treatment
Effective treatment requires one injection into each of five points between and above the eyebrows. Although office visit times vary, the procedure generally takes 10 to 20 minutes. Your healthcare professional will determine the exact placement of each injection to get results that are right for you.
- 3. Post-treatment
Ask your doctor about any precautions you should take after treatment. Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any problems swallowing, speaking or breathing. If one or more of these happen, do not drive a car, operate machinery or do other dangerous activities.There should be little to no down time after your treatment. More than half of reported users† saw improvement 2-3 days after treatment,1-3‡ and results may last up to 4 months.2-4§ Results of repeat treatments may be comparable to your first use.
- 4. Follow-up
To maintain your improvements, you should wait to discuss a treatment schedule with your doctor. As with any botulinum toxin product, you need to wait at least 90 days between treatments. Dysport is not habit-forming, and if you decide not to continue, you will gradually return to the look you had before starting treatment.
*Although the experience described is typical, the general routine at your doctor’s office may differ, and individual results may vary.
†User = Clinical trial subject.
‡A secondary endpoint based on Kaplan-Meier estimates of cumulative rate of time to onset of response. The median time to onset of response was 3 days in GL-1 (Dysport 55/105 [52%], Placebo 3/53 [6%] and GL-2 (Dysport 36/71 [51%], Placebo 9/71 [13%]), and 2 days in GL-3 (Dysport 110/200 [55%], Placebo 4/100 [4%]).1-3
§GL-1 and GL-3 evaluated subjects for at least 150 days following treatment. Based on investigator assessment, response was maintained for up to 4 months in both GL-1 (Dysport 24/105 [23%], Placebo 2/53 [4%]) and GL-3 (Dysport 58/200 [29%], Placebo 1/100 [1%]).2-4
Data on file. MA-Y-97-52120-085 (GL-2) Clinical Study Report. Fort Worth, TX: Galderma Laboratories, L.P., 2007.
Data on file. MA-Y-97-52120-718 (GL-3) Clinical Study Report. Fort Worth, TX: Galderma Laboratories, L.P., 2007.
Data on file. MA-Y-97-52120-719 (GL-1) Clinical Study Report. Fort Worth, TX: Galderma Laboratories, L.P., 2007.
Dysport for Injection Package Insert. Fort Worth, TX: Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; September 2017.