Botox® Cosmetic and Dysport®
Who is a candidate?
A healthy patient who is displeased with or wishes to prevent the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the face including wrinkles seen on the:
- Glabella (between the eyebrows)
- Nose ("bunny lines")
- Beside the eyes ("Crow's feet")
- Around the mouth
A healthy patient who seeks treatment for excess underarm sweat
These drugs are administered in the office setting with a small needle. Numbing cream may be applied before injecting. The amount injected varies based on the patient’s previous experience (if any) as well as based on the number of areas requiring treatment.
If you would like to learn more about BOTOX® Cosmetic or Dysport®, please fill out our contact form and we will be happy to assist you! Alternatively, you can call to schedule a consultation to see Dr. Galanis in Beverly Hills at 310-858-8930 or in Chicago at 844-GALANIS (844-425-2647).
Outpatient Procedure requiring 15-20 minutes
Result: 1-2 days (Dysport?) or 4-7 days (BOTOX? Cosmetic); bruising is rare; the effect should last 3-6 months
Pain: Minimal; some patients experience a slight headaches for 1-2 days following treatment
Activity/Shower/Driving restriction: No strenuous activity or alcohol consumption for 24 hours
Time off work: May return to work immediately
Follow-up: You will be seen in office 2 weeks following treatment to assess result and any need for "touch-up" work