Discover the Dysport Difference

Frown Lines – A Matter of Expression

Glabellar lines, or “frown lines,” are vertical wrinkles on the forehead that appear between the eyebrows. This is not totally related to the ageing process. Because frown lines are created by facial expression and movement (for example during frowning and squinting), they can actually start to appear at a younger age. The appearance of the lines can become worse as the collagen in that area of the forehead breaks down.


There are several factors, in addition to facial expression, that can cause or worsen the appearance of frown lines, including:

  • Sun exposure – UV light in the sun can damage collagen
  • Aging – can create a loosening of collagen fibers and increased skin elasticity
  • Smoking – can reduce the amount of new collagen produced.


Effective treatments for this area can help by reducing the muscle activity in the forehead, which will help smooth the wrinkles and create a younger appearance.


What is Dysport?

Dysport is an injection used to temporarily improve the look of your moderate to severe frown lines without changing the look of your whole face. The untreated facial muscles still work normally, allowing you to freely show natural facial expressions, such as smiling, in untreated areas.


How does Dysport Work?

Dysport blocks the signal form the nerve to the treated muscle, which temporarily reduces the movement of certain upper facial muscles that cause wrinkles.


You should not be treated with Dysport more frequently than every 90 days.


Treatment with Dysport generally takes just 10 to 20 minutes.


Dysport delivers noticeable, natural results that are fast and lasting. See the difference Dysport can make.


How Can Dysport Help?

With just one treatment, Dysport will temporarily erase your frown lines by blocking the signal from the nerve to the muscles. By doing this, Dysport will relax the muscles that cause the deep lines and wrinkles on the forehead.


How Soon Will I See Results?

Some patients see results as soon as 24 hours with the average time for full results being three days.


How Can I Maintain my Results?

The improvements seen with Dysport are only temporary. You may want to book your next appointment about 12 weeks after your treatment if needed. Your doctor will be able to tell you how often you can get injections of Dysport.


Galderma: Focused on Skin

Galderma is committed to developing dermatology products that help people look and feel their best. We use innovative technologies to ensure our products meet the highest quality standards.


The Widest Range of Products

Galderma offers the broadest range of gel textures, so your doctor has the right tools to create your desired look. In addition to Dysport, we offer Restylane®, Emervel® and Sculptra®, which can be used for full-face correction.


Talk to your doctor to see if Galderma fillers may be right for you. The information on this site is used to provide information only and should not be used as a substitute for discussions with your healthcare provider.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How long has Dysport been used?

Dysport has been available for clinical use for over 16 years. Dysport is currently approved in 24 countries for the treatment of wrinkles (glabellar lines).2


Will Dysport change my appearance?

Dysport is an injection used to temporarily improve the look of your moderate to severe frown lines without changing the look of your whole face. The untreated facial muscles still work normally, allowing you to freely show facial expressions, such as smiling, in untreated areas.


Why kind of healthcare professionals inject Dysport?

Dysport may be administered by dermatologists, plastic surgeons, primary care doctors and other healthcare professionals who are approved to administer Dysport.


What are the most common side effects?

The most common side effects are sore throat, headache, injection site pain, upper respiratory infection and sinus infection. Eyelid ptosis (drooping) has also been reported with Dysport. This is not a complete list of side effects. For any unexpected effects while taking Dysport, contact your doctor.


TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF:

  • You are allergic or sensitive to any of the ingredients
  • You have an infection in the muscles where it would normally be injected
  • You are allergic to cow’s milk protein (note that, as lactose intolerance is a gastrointestinal condition, the symptoms of lactose intolerance are not expected to be seen after injections of drugs containing lactose)
  • You have any muscle disorders in other parts of your body, including myasthenia gravis, Eaton Lambert Syndrome or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • You are scheduled to have surgery using a general anesthetic
  • You are taking or are likely to take antibiotics, especially aminoglycoside antibiotics
  • You are pregnant or become pregnant while taking this drug
  • You are nursing. It is not known whether this drug is excreted in human milk


What should I do if I have any side effects?

Seek immediate medical attention if swallowing, speech or respiratory problems arise.


Contact your doctor if you experience any other side effects.

1. Dysport Product Monograph. Galderma Canaada Inc. Novermber 10, 2014

2. Data on file, Galderma Canada Inc.

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