I was supposed to be getting Botox for the first time when I was in Miami for a breast augmentation. The doctor called out so I was kind of bummed. I decided to look for a doctor in my area of Providence, RI. I sent inquiries to a few places and the first place to respond had an opening for a consultation on Tuesday 8/19 and said I could get the injections that same day. I took the... more
I tried this at 48 yrs after having tried Botox once several years before with another doctor. The botox years ago had so unimpressed me that I didn't even consider a botulinum injection for my scowl for another good 6 years or so. That injection was quite painful and had me leaving the office w/ about 6 giant mosquito-bite bumps, and then .... nothing. No improvement at all in my... more
I was very unhappy about the lines on my forehead and crows feet. I asked for Botox but my practitioner recommended that I try Dysport instead. I was very happy with the results overall and went back for a 2nd visit.
On the second visit, she used Dysport on my forehead but dilute Botox under my eyes. I was less happy with the dilute Botox. I felt the crows feet weren't as well... more
I have had botox probably about 6 times in the past couple years in the forehead area. Never really had a problem and works very well for me. I went for my appt this past Sat. morning and the Dr. talked my into trying Dysport because she likes it better than Botox. She said it was basically the same but took effect quicker and possibly lasted longer. So I trust her and say OK but not too put... more
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