Wrinkle Reduction In San Diego


Botox or Dysport Injection San Diego

Botox or Dysport, generally known as onabotulinum toxin A, are a purified protein and neurotoxin complex that, when injected straight into the muscle, causes muscle relaxation. Botox or Dysport block the signal to nerve impulses sent to the muscle.
Repetitive creasing from our everyday facial expressions in our skin causes dynamic wrinkles. As time passes, these wrinkles become larger, deeper and more permanent. Botox or Dysport relax these facial muscles that cause dynamic wrinkles, giving your skin a chance to smooth out naturally.

What is BOTOX® Cosmetic?

BOTOX® has been used in the medical field for the past thirty years. Aesthetic use of BOTOX® began about ten years ago. The aesthetic application uses tiny amounts in comparison to when it is used to stop muscular spasms.  Cosmetic BOTOX® is a prescription medicine that gets injected in small doses into facial muscles of the lower brow and the forehead in order to reduce the progress of deep wrinkles and enhance the look of frown lines, laugh lines, and fine lines.

What is DYSPORT®?

DYSPORT® (abobotulinumtoxin A) is another great product that has been around for several years outside the United States. Ever since obtaining FDA-approved in 2009, Americans now have another option to treat lines and wrinkles of their faces.  DYSPORT® is often used for smoothing the appearance of the vertical wrinkles and glabellar lines most prominent on your forehead in between your eyebrows.


A mistaken belief is that neuromodulators such as BOTOX® or DyYSPORT® will entirely inhibit our facial motion and expression. The purpose of a BOTOX®or DyYSPORT® treatment is to smooth out facial lines, while still offering a natural appearance and the ability to show emotion. When injected into exact appropriate location and given in the correct amount, BOTOX® or DYSPORT® will modify the degree of muscle contraction in order to minimize lines while allowing some movement to display expressions.

Botox or Dysport can be used in conjunction with dermal fillers such as Juvederm or Restylane and also with PRF to bring added effect in restoring and rejuvenating the facial shape and skin. Hyaluronic acid-based dermal fillers like Juvederm and Restylane lift the facial tissue and make the patient’s face look younger. PRF rejuvenates the tissue naturally bringing lasting volume and glow to the facial skin.

At Allurant Aesthetics, Botox or Dysport treatment is a quick procedure that makes you look younger and its effect lasts between 3 to 6 months.



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Botox or Dysport Frequently Asked Questions:

What causes wrinkles?

When we smile, laugh, or make other expressions, muscles in our face create creases. Over time this can result in a variety of lines and wrinkles, including crow’s feet, and laugh lines.   As we age, our skin becomes drier, thinner and our skin’s elasticity also decreases. Combined with the repetitive usage of our facial muscles, these changes could cause wrinkles and lines to be deeper and even more pronounced.

How is Botox or Dysport procedure conducted?

In order to reduce bruising you should avoid alcohol for at least a week prior to your Botox or Dysport treatment and anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen or Blood thinners such as aspirin for two weeks prior to your Botox or Dysport treatment.

The Botox or Dysport procedure takes a few minutes. Generally, our patients experience very little discomfort thanks to the numbing cream application prior to the injection.

During the treatment, Botox or Dysport will get injected into your specific facial muscles using a syringe with a tiny needle.

Please avoid rubbing or massaging the treated area for at least 12 hours after your Botox or Dysport treatment.

You should not lie down for at least 3 to 4 hours after your Botox or Dysport treatment. To keep the toxin from moving to other than where it is supposed to be.

How can Botox or Dysport help with wrinkles?
Botox or Dysport  (abobotulinumtoxin A) medical formula come from bacteria that cause botulism. their objective is to interrupt communication between neurons to restrict nerve signals from reaching our muscles, causing the muscles to relax. When Botox or Dysport are injected into facial muscles, it stops the muscles from flexing and contracting. Once our facial muscles are relaxed, we have a smoother complexion.
Botox or Dysport expected results?

While both BOTOX® Cosmetic and Dysport® injections are used to reduce facial wrinkles, the results of Dysport® are usually seen within 24 to 48 hours and last for 4 to 5 months. Versus, the results of BOTOX® Cosmetic are usually seen within 3 to 5 days and last for 3 to 4 months. it is important to keep in mind that the results of each treatment will vary by patient.

Botox or Dysport can effective in reducing the appearance of:

  • Frown lines on your forehead
  • Lines between your eyebrows
  • Smile lines around your mouth
  •  Wrinkle at the outer corner your eyes (Crow’s feet)


Is the Botox or Dysport injection painful?
Generally, our patients experience very little discomfort thanks to the numbing cream application prior to the injection
What should I expect post-treatment?

There is absolutely no downtime. Minor swelling around the injection site could be present post treatment which is temporary.

Will Botox or Dysport help improve the overall complexion of the skin?

Botox or Dysport are used strictly for dynamic lines and wrinkles that are visible when the facial muscles are contracted. This treatment does not improve non-dynamic expression lines, skin texture, or even out the skin tone. For the ultimate anti-aging treatment, Botox could be combined with dermal fillers and PRF to restore and rejuvenate the skin.

Besides Botox or Dysport for lines and wrinkles, Allurant Aesthetics offers dermal fillers like Juvéderm® and Restylane that smooth lines and wrinkles with hyaluronic acid. When injected into different sagging or marked with lines and wrinkles area of the face, it softens it by adding volume to those areas.

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