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THECENTER
for Eyelid and Facial Plastic Surgery

Dr. Kevin Perman

BETHESDA | WASHINGTON DC | FAIRFAX | HAYMARKET







Phone (301) 571-0000
6420 Rockledge Drive, Suite 4300 | Bethesda MD 20817

DYSPORT
BETHESDA | COLUMBIA | WASHINGTON DC | FAIRFAX | GREENBELT | HAYMARKET

Botox, Xeomin and Dysport are classified as neurotoxins. They offer temporary wrinkle relief most efficiently in the upper third of the face (forehead, eyebrows and eyelids) for upwards of 3-5 months. In the greater Washingtion D.C. Virginia, Maryland area, our practice boasts the longest clinical experience with facial botox, dating back to 1983. Dr. Perman was a member of the clinical investigation group at UCLA Medical Center when oculinum toxin was a research drug prior to its attaining FDA approval. Dr. Perman has taught numerous physicians, both in the U.S. and abroad in the techniques of neurotoxin injections. Patients seek out our expertise for treatment of facial rhytids.


DYSPORT®  

Dysport® is a newer botulinum toxin type A product on the market. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, over 10 million cosmetic procedures were performed in the U.S. in 2008, 83% of which represented non-surgical procedures like Dysport®. This number has continued to rise in the past few years as well. Injections of botulinum toxin type A have been the number one non-surgical cosmetic procedure for the past five years, with over 2.4 million total procedures in 2008 alone.

Dysport is offered at The Center for Eyelid and Facial Plastic Surgery in Bethesda MD
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Dr. Perman performs Dysport® treatments in his office throughout the Bethesda, Washington DC, Fairfax, Haymarket areas. 

WHAT IS DYSPORT® AND WHAT DOES IT DO? 

Dysport® is a neuromuscular blocking toxin(abobotulinum toxin A) which acts to block acetylcholine release at motor nerve ends and reduce muscular spasm. Developed in the United Kingdom in the early '90s, Dysport® has been used for aesthetic treatments in 34 countries for over a decade and received FDA-approval in the U.S. in 2009.  

Dysport® is used cosmetically to reduce the activity of the muscles that cause frown lines, crow's feet, horizontal lines in the forehead, and the hard 11s between your brows. Dysport® temporarily stops these muscles from contracting, which smooths the lines and wrinkles on your face. Dysport® results typically last 3-4 months. 

For more information on Dysport®, including all FDA information and photo gallery of before's and afters, please visit the Medicis Dypsort® website at www.dysportusa.com. 

WHERE IS DYSPORT®USED? 

Dysport® is used at our office for: 

·      Softening frown lines, horizontal forehead lines, and crow's feet 

·      Relaxing deep wrinkles between the brows, which are sometimes called "11s" 

·      Lifting the brow and opening the eyes 

WHAT IS A DYSPORT® TREATMENT LIKE? 

All Dysport® injections are performed by Dr. Perman. At your first visit, you will meet with Dr. Perman and his assistant to discuss the treatment and sign a consent. Though the injections are not painful, patients have the option to apply a small amount of topical anesthetic cream to the injection sites and can also opt to have a machine that blows cold air used during the procedure. Dr. Perman will administer the Dysport® using a very small needle. He may have you raise and lower your eyebrows and wrinkle and crease your forehead so he can better determine the appropriate injection sites for the Dysport®. The procedure takes less than 15 minutes to perform. If needed, you will be given small ice packs to apply post-treatment to lessen any possible bruising. Some patients experience small "bee stings" at each injection site, but these should dissipate within an hour. When you leave, you will have no downtime and can return to normal activities immediately. 

WHAT KIND OF RESULTS CAN I EXPECT FROM A DYSPORT® TREATMENT? 

Dysport® results generally give one a relaxed and youthful appearance. Where the Dysport® was administered, you can expect to see a smoothing of lines and a loss of tension in those muscles. Results typically begin to appear within days and should be fully noticeable after 10 days. Touch-ups or additional Dysport® will not be administered until 10 days have passed so full effects can take place.