GLOW by Elena Reitman MD is New Jersey’s source for safe and effective non-surgical aesthetic treatments. Led by Dr. Elena Reitman, an Ivy League-trained and board-certified physician, our GLOW offers transformative aesthetic treatments that can inspire and empower you to look and feel your best in your own skin. Our treatments bring out your best features while minimizing the appearance of aging signs, scars, and other stubborn skin issues that can affect how you see yourself.
Botulinum toxin injections are one of the best minimally invasive solutions for handling dynamic wrinkles like frown lines. When choosing which neurotoxin to use for your treatment, Dysport is one of the best toxin brands to use for treating your glabellar lines. And in the hands of an experienced aesthetic physician like Dr. Reitman, you can get effective injections that freeze the right muscles while still providing you enough room to perform natural-looking facial movements.
If you’re interested in treating your dynamic wrinkles and other signs of facial aging, schedule your appointment with Dr. Reitman today. Experience our Dysport treatments and see why GLOW by Elena Reitman MD offers unparalleled aesthetic treatments.
Dysport is a type of botulinum toxin injection that reduce the appearance of dynamic facial wrinkles by freezing the responsible facial muscle. By freezing certain facial muscles, you can prevent the development of new dynamic wrinkles or stop existing wrinkles from deepening.
When you move your facial muscles, these muscles fold the facial skin attached to it. At a young age, your skin has enough collagen and elastin to spring back from the fold into its original state. But as your skin’s collagen content drops and your skin is repeatedly folded, it begins to form a crease, line, or wrinkles in the area where your skin folds and remain there even when your face is at a neutral position.
To treat the signs of dynamic wrinkles, enough Dysport is injected into the target muscle to block nerve signals that trigger muscle movement. This will prevent future creasing, allowing your skin to avoid developing dynamic wrinkles.
Like other neurotoxin injections we offer in our medical spa, Dysport is FDA-approved and contains a safe amount of botulinum toxin. While it differs from other neurotoxins like Botox or Xeomin in terms of the proteins in the injection, it can provide similar results and freeze your muscles.
Choosing Dysport as your neurotoxin can provide you with several benefits. It’s one of the top botulinum toxin options in the United States along with other brands we carry like Botox and Xeomin. Its main difference is the type of proteins it has in comparison to other neurotoxins. It also has some slight differences like its composition and viscosity, though depending on which dynamic wrinkles you want to treat, these differences may be negligible.
Some of the key benefits you can receive when getting Dysport treatments include:
Dysport is a safe, fast, and effective way of treating dynamic wrinkles. Rather than resorting to cosmetic surgical procedures like plastic surgery or facelifts – which come with risks, moderate side effects, and extensive recovery periods – Dysport injections require little to no downtime or recovery period. This makes it perfect for those on the go who want to improve their appearance without taking long periods of time away from their plans and day-to-day activities.
At GLOW by Elena Reitman MD, we ensure your treatment is done in a sterile and comfortable environment. We take steps to minimize the discomfort so that our patients feel very little to no pain during their procedure. Our providers also follow the latest techniques and industry standards to minimize the risk of side effects like bruising and swelling.
Compared to other top neurotoxin products on the market, Dysport is one of the relatively affordable options that’s generally made for moderate to severe frown lines. If your frown lines are the only dynamic wrinkle you want treated, you can ask Dr. Reitman if Dysport is a possible option for you rather than other neurotoxins available.
Before we administer any neurotoxin injection, all our patients have to schedule an initial consultation with Dr. Reitman. During your consultation, you’ll get to learn more about what Dysport is, what it can or can’t do to your appearance, if it’s the right treatment option for your beauty goals, and if you’re a qualified candidate who can receive treatment. If you’re not a good candidate for Dysport, Dr. Reitman can recommend other neurotoxin injection products or alternative treatments to address your facial wrinkles.
Patients that can receive Dysport can then schedule their injections. Prior to the actual treatment, our staff will apply a numbing cream around the injection sites to minimize the discomfort during the procedure. Once the cream has taken effect, Dr. Reitman will administer enough Dysport into the glabellar muscle between your eyebrows. This whole procedure can take less than half an hour. While you should avoid some things like laying down or touching the injection site a few hours after treatment, you’re free to resume with your day-to-day activities.
It can take up to several days to see visible results on your glabellar lines. You may experience some minor side effects like bruising, swelling, and pain, but these should subside in less than 2 weeks and can be treated with regular pain relievers.
How long the effects of your Dysport injections last can vary, but most patients experience it wearing off around 3 to 4 months after treatment. To maintain the effects of your treatment, you’ll need follow-up treatments scheduled around that time.
Patients that can receive Dysport injections should be generally in good health and at least 18 years old. However, most patients that can benefit from Dysport are older adults in their 30s to 50s who have moderate signs of glabellar lines.
On the other hand, patients who may not be good candidates for Dysport are those who:
If you’re unsure if you fall under any of these criteria, your best option is to schedule an initial consultation with Dr. Reitman. She can determine if you’re fit to receive Dysport. If you’re not a good candidate, Dr. Reitman can recommend alternative neurotoxins or alternative treatments to tackle your facial wrinkles.
Dr. Elena Reitman is a board-certified, Ivy League-trained, and internationally known physician who specializes in aesthetic medicine. With her extensive background and her experience delivering exceptional results to her clients, you can expect the highest level of quality from her procedures. Together with her team of highly-trained aesthetic providers, she can enhance your natural beauty and minimize the signs of aging through non-surgical methods.
Our facilities are fully-equipped to provide world-class services and help you reach your beauty goals. Let our team help you look and feel comfortable in your own skin with Dysport and other injectable and non-surgical aesthetic treatments.
A: There are 2 types of facial wrinkles: dynamic wrinkles and static wrinkles. Dynamic wrinkles can be treated by Dysport and other neurotoxin injections as it freezes your muscles and prevents creasing. Static wrinkles, on the other hand, are caused by factors like aging, reduced collagen production, and external factors like gravity and UV exposure. Dysport may produce a slight difference when injected near static wrinkles, but since it’s not a filler or treating any specific muscle, it’s not the best solution. To treat both types of wrinkles, Dr. Reitman can recommend a custom treatment plan that combines Dysport and other treatments like dermal fillers.
A: Dysport is only FDA-approved for aesthetic treatments that focus on moderate to severe frown lines or glabellar lines. While this may be OK if you’re only getting your frown lines treated, Dr. Reitman may recommend alternatives like Botox if you want to treat multiple types of dynamic wrinkles.
A: Dysport only temporarily freezes your muscles. While the duration can vary between patients, most find it wearing off around four months after your injection. You can’t extend the length of your injection’s potency, but good aftercare practices and your body’s metabolism can affect how long the Dysport injection remains effective in your facial muscles.
Let’s rejuvenate your appearance and minimize the signs of aging on your face. GLOW by Elena Reitman can help you manage your dynamic wrinkles and deliver results that transform the way you look, feel, and see yourself. Schedule your initial appointment today to see if you’re a good candidate to start receiving Dysport injections.