Wrinkle Reducer Questions


Are wrinkle reducers right for me?

Candidates for wrinkle reducers (neurotoxins like Dysport and Botox) are over the age of 18, with mild, moderate, or severe facial lines and wrinkles. If you are pregnant or nursing or have a history of neuromuscular diseases, wrinkle reducers are not for you. Please contact us with any questions or concerns regarding your eligibility for Botox or Dysport treatments.

Where can wrinkle reducers be used?

The typical indications for Botox and Dysport include the glabella (the area between the eyebrows), forehead, and crow’s feet. However, at the Centre for Plastic Surgery our certified injection specialists may recommend a treatment plan that could address:

  • Upper lip lines
  • Toothy/Gummy Smile
  • Frowny mouth (down turned corners of the mouth)
  • Eyebrow lift
  • “Bunny” nose lines
  • Lower eyelid wrinkles
  • Chin dimples
  • Neck creases and wrinkles
  • Hyperhydrosis (sweating palms and arm pits)

How long will it take? Will it be painful?

Botox and Dysort can be injected very quickly. Most treatments require less than 30 minutes. Patients typically describe a slight “pricking” sensation during the treatment with very little to no pain or discomfort after.

Are wrinkle reducers (neurotoxins) like Botox and Dysport safe?

While they are considered safe, it’s very important for patients to understand the possible side effects and risks involved. At the Centre for Plastic Surgery, our highly trained clinicians will carefully review your medical history to ensure that a neurotoxin treatment is right for you.

When can I expect to see results?

Most patients begin to see results in 3-5* days. However, it’s possible that some patients may experience a delayed response of up to two weeks. Contact us if you have any questions or concerns following your treatment. We are more than happy to accommodate your needs.

How long will the results of my treatment last?

The benefits of wrinkle reducers like Botox or Dysport last on average between three to four months. However, results may vary from patient to patient.

What is the most common side effect of a wrinkle reducing treatment?

Very occasionally patients will experience minor swelling or bruising following treatment.

What are the other risks and complications I should be aware of?

Complications from neurotoxin treatments are very rare, but our injection specialists will go over all possible risks during your consultation.


*Individual results may vary.