This patient wanted a way to make the frown lines between her brows disappear. As seen in this video, they are caused by particularly strong muscle contractions, squeezing the skin into a prominent vertical line. Dysport is a botulinum toxin produced by bacteria. It is quickly developing a reputation as Botox’s latest rival. The injection works in a similar fashion to Botox by inhibiting the release of acetylcholine by the nerve cells connected to the brow muscles, causing them to relax.

After 3 weeks following the injection, the patient’s forehead is remarkably smooth. As you see, this makes a dramatic improvement in her overall facial expression, which appears to be softer and happier.