Botox | Dysport

Botox® and Dysport® in Richmond at Zinsser Plastic Surgery

Aging is an inevitable part of life, but some wrinkles and frown lines don’t result from age. Repetitive motions and muscle contractions cause many lines to form, which means even young adults can begin to develop wrinkles. Botox® and Dysport® can help smooth and soften the appearance of moderate to severe lines with natural-looking results.

When you’re ready to smooth your wrinkles, you need an injection specialist with unparalleled expertise and compassion who takes time to understand your needs. With years of experience and the drive to help patients achieve their aesthetic goals, our aesthetic injectors delivers high-quality results, and offer the best Botox® and Dysport® service in Richmond.

Looking younger with the best Botox® and Dysport® in Richmond, VA, is easier than ever! Contact Zinsser Plastic Surgery to schedule your consultation at (804) 474-9805 or complete our online form today.

What Can Botox® and Dysport® Accomplish?

Botox® and Dysport® are neuromodulators formulated from the purified form of botulinum toxin type A. Though they originate from a toxin, Botox® and Dysport® are safe for cosmetic procedures with few side effects. They work by temporarily blocking signals to the muscles beneath the skin. This action stops the repetitive motion that causes skin to wrinkle, reducing the appearance of fine lines. Botox® and Dysport® are effective for patients with mild to moderate wrinkles.

Without altering movements in other areas of the face, Botox® and Dysport® can give a smoother, more natural appearance to the:

Botox® is also FDA-approved to treat hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) in areas such as:

Dr. Zinsser and his expert team understand subtle choices can make drastic improvements to your appearance. Due to their incomparable experience, they are highly precise with every injection, exclusively targeting the muscles that cause skin to wrinkle. 

Whatever your aesthetic goals, our injection specialists will take the time to understand them and recommend the procedures that will provide you with natural-looking results.

Is Botox® or Dysport® Right for Me?

The effects of aging can negatively influence your self-esteem or decrease your overall sense of wellness. However, with Botox® and Dysport®, we can slow the signs of aging and help you regain confidence in your appearance. 

The late 20’s or early 30’s, before your lines set in for good, is the best time to start Botox® or Dysport® injections. However, once wrinkles remain on your face even when you are not making an expression, they will not disappear with one Botox® or Dysport® treatment.

Am I a Good Candidate?

During your initial consultation, we will discuss your goals and recommend the number of Botox® and Dysport® units and placement needed. Cosmetic treatment costs can vary from about $200-600, depending on the area covered and the number of units used. Rather than a flat fee per area, we charge by the units used, so you only pay for what you use. Hyperhidrosis treatments require many units, so pricing begins at $800.

Typically, candidates for Botox® and Dysport® should:

During your consultation, our aesthetic injector will discuss your concerns, review your medical history, and consider all treatment options to determine your candidacy. If you are a good candidate for Botox® and Dysport®, we will develop a customized procedural plan to achieve your aesthetic goals.

Why Choose Zinsser Plastic Surgery as My Botox® and Dysport® Provider in Richmond, VA?

One of the most important factors in any successful cosmetic procedure is choosing the right provider. With extensive training and experience, our aesthetic team prioritizes your health, safety, and outstanding results. Our commitment, education, and consideration can help you feel secure that you are choosing  the best Botox® and Dysport® provider in Richmond, VA. 

At Zinsser Plastic Surgery, our goal is to help you feel comfortable in your skin — you will never feel pressured. Instead, you’ll feel comfortable, educated, and empowered to make decisions about your body.

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Zinsser Plastic Surgery provides a level of patient care that is unparalleled. We blend compassion, skill and the latest surgical techniques to create a signature experience that is unique in our field.

Dr. John Zinsser believes the keys to providing world-class results lie in a completely individualized approach to patient care. At Zinsser Plastic Surgery, you will be treated as the unique individual you are, and your treatment plan will be customized specifically for you. 

What Can I Expect During a Botox® and Dysport® Procedure?


Our friendly team will greet you and check you in. Our injection specialist will evaluate the treatment area and ensure you are comfortable before beginning your Botox® and Dysport® treatment.

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Botox® and Dysport® Procedure

A typical Botox® or Dysport® injection procedure is fast with minimal discomfort. Depending on your desired treatment areas, the procedure may take approximately 15 to 30 minutes. Most patients report only minimal discomfort.

Botox® and Dysport® Aftercare

Botox® and Dysport® treatment requires minimal downtime. Most patients return to their typical activities following the procedure. Side effects include mild bruising or swelling at the injection site that normally subsides within a few days. Ice packs are used prior to and after the injection procedure for a few minutes to minimize bruising

As with any non-surgical procedure, following post-procedural instructions regarding limitations for physical activities, cleansing, and sun exposure is fundamental to ensuring optimal results from the best Botox® and Dysport® in Richmond, VA.

Schedule Your Botox® and Dysport® Consultation Today!

Smoothing your appearance and boosting your confidence with the best Botox® and Dysport® in Richmond is easier than ever! Get ready for natural-looking results you’ll love from Zinsser Plastic Surgery

Partner with the top Botox® and Dysport® provider in the Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Williamsburg areas! Contact Zinsser Plastic Surgery at (804) 474-9805 or complete our online form to schedule your consultation today.

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Richmond, VA, Botox® and Dysport® FAQs

The cost of Botox® and Dysport® treatments depends on many factors, including the number of injections and areas treated. During your consultation, we will recommend the number of units and placement needed to achieve your goals. Cosmetic treatment costs can vary from $200- $600. We charge by the units used, not a flat fee per area. Hyperhidrosis treatments require many units, so pricing begins at $800.

Botox® and Dysport® procedures are typically fast and painless with minimal discomfort. However, be sure to address your pain concerns before your procedure.

Typically, Botox® and Dysport® results will last for approximately three to six months. However, each patient will experience varied results.

With Botox® treatments, most patients will see noticeable results within seven days. Dysport® treatments set in more quickly, with noticeable results within three days. As your muscles slowly relax, your skin will begin to appear smoother and more youthful. With optimal treatment, you should experience your Botox® and Dysport® results for approximately three to six months.

Most patients do not report pain with Botox injections. Botox is administered with a tiny, 31-gauge needle making the procedure as comfortable as possible.

You should begin to see your results within 7-10 days; however, it may take up to 2 weeks for full results.

No – Botox is meant to soften fine lines/wrinkles while maintaining natural expressions.

There is little to no downtime with Botox injections; in fact, patients can receive Botox injections on their lunch break and return to work right after!

Most people are eligible to receive Botox, but the best way to determine your candidacy is to book a complimentary consultation with our Aesthetic Nurse Injector.

The best way to keep bruising to a minimum with Botox treatments is to avoid blood-thinning agents such as NSAIDs, alcohol, and some herbal supplements. Additionally, cold packs and arnica can be supplied by your provider to further decrease your risk of bruising.

I like to compare the differences between Botox and Dysport to that of Coke and Pepsi. Everyone has their preference of the two, and there are some minor differences in the cost and efficacy of the products specific to an individual’s needs. The best way to determine which product is best for you would be to consult with our injector.

The 3 most common aesthetic areas to treat with Botox are the glabella (frown lines), frontalis (forehead), and crow’s feet. There are several other areas of the face that we can treat with Botox for an aesthetic result as well.

Botox results last for about 3-4 months before retreatment is needed. Individual results may vary, and several different factors play into Botox longevity that your provider will discuss during your consultation.