5 Differences Between Dysport and Botox
Botox is used to treat facial spasms and other muscle movement disorders by blocking nerves to weaken or paralyze muscles near the site
Today, let’s talk about the two most common botulinum toxins
Produced by Allergan Company in the United States that is the first company to produce botulinum toxin, Its market share and popularity ranks first in the world. Botox works in the muscles that produce wrinkles, it will block the release of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, resulting in decreased muscle tension or muscle paralysis, and wrinkles will gradually disappear.
Produced by the British company Ipsen, it is also type A botulinum toxin. It is currently the biggest competitor of Botox on the market and ranks first in sales in Europe. It also improves facial skin by acting on the muscles that cause wrinkles and fine lines.
Dysport works better on the forehead and crow’s feet, while Botox works better on the crease between the eyebrows
Price and Injection Volume
The unit price of Dysport is almost 1/3 of that of Botox, but the concentration of Dysport is only 1/3 of the concentration of Botox. Therefore, it takes about three times Botox to treat Dysport at the same site. The total price of two botulinum treatments for the same site is almost the same of
Works and Lasting Time
Botox generally starts to work within 3-7 days after injection, and fully takes effect after two weeks. The effect of Botox lasts for 3-6 months.
The onset time of Dysport is slightly faster than that of Botox, generally 2-5 days to start to work, and two weeks or less can be fully effective. Dysport lasts for 3-4 months
There is also a saying that the two types of diffusion are similar and maintain the same time.
Botox time is shorter because the concentration is higher and the amount required is less, generally no more than 15 minutes for one part
Dysport takes a little longer because the concentration is low and requires more doses, generally 15-30 minutes for one part
Both Botox and Dysport products will naturally degrade into the body over time. There are almost no side effects on the human body. Both Botox and Dysport products have no downtime recovery period. There may be some slight bruising, swelling or soreness, but it will disappear after 1-2 days.