Botox®, Dysport

By precisely relaxing certain facial muscles just under the skin, we can safely and effectively reduce the appearance of wrinkles, and the appearance of tiredness and age.


At Skin deep we use both BOTOX® and Dysport®.

What is Botox®and Dysport?
BOTOX® and Dysport® are Botulinum toxin type A, which is a natural, purified protein that relaxes wrinkle-causing muscles. This results in smooth, rejuvenated skin and a more youthful appearance. A few injections will keep muscles that cause lines relaxed from four to six months.

How does it work?
About four to seven days after being injected, the lines and wrinkles that are normally caused by certain facial expressions start to disappear as movement below them decreases, which leaves overlying skin smooth and unwrinkled. Because treatment with BOTOX® and  Dysport® injections is targeted at specific, individual muscles, the ability to form most facial expressions should not be affected.

What does it cost?
Botox® and Dysport® are charged per unit. As an example, frown lines between the eyes would normally cost around $400. At your initial consultation an individual assessment will enable your doctor or nurse to give you a precise cost.

The uses of Botox® and Dysport®
Botox®and Dysport® relax muscles that cause frown lines.
Excessive perspiration can be controlled with Botox® or Dysport®
Botox® can be used to treat headaches and migraines

Benefits ofBotox® and Dysport®
You can resume normal activities immediately after treatment.  It only takes four to five days for Botox®or Dysport® to begin to take effect, with the full effect in 14 days, after which wrinkles will steadily disappear.
Treatments lasts from 3-6 months
No local anaesthetic is required  


Frequently Asked Questions:



What can and can't I do after a Botox® treatment?


You can carry on life as normal, and any mild redness from the fine injections can be easily covered with makeup. You should leave the treated area alone for 48 hours to let it settle – it is best not to have a facial or similar treatment for 24 hrs after treatment. 


Who is suitable for Botox® treatments?


Almost everyone, apart from those who are pregnant or breastfeeding.


Are there any long term problems?


No – the product used is in very small concentrations. It is completely natural and is completely broken down by the body over time.


Are Botox® injections painful?


Most people only experience a mild temporary discomfort – a slight sting – during the injections.


How does Botox® work?


The Botulinum toxin blocks the nerve transmission to the muscles under the skin. Facial lines formed by the dynamic action of underlying muscles will then diminish or disappear.


When will I notice a difference?


It starts to work in about 4-5 days. The greatest effect is seen after about 2 weeks.


How long will a Botox® treatment last?


3-4 months depending on each individual's response. Repeat treatments have been shown to last longer. 


Before and After photos


Frown botox

Frown lines pre treatment. Two weeks post treatment

These are actual patients of Skin Deep Clinic. The photographs have not been retouched in any way, though there may be some natural variation in light. Individual results will vary.

BOTOX® Disclaimer

BOTOX® is a Prescription Medicine containing 100 units of botulinum toxin type A for injection. It is used for the

treatment of frown lines, forehead lines and crow’s feet, and for the treatment of severe primary hyperhidrosis of the axillae and Migraine. It should be administered only by trained medical professionals. Ask your doctor about the benefits and risks of using Botox and whether Botox is right for you.. If you have any side effects or concerns speak to your doctor. You will need to pay for this medicine. Normal Doctors visit fees apply.. Medicines have benefits and some may have risks. Always follow your doctors instructions. If symptoms continue or you have side effects see your healthcare professional. For more information refer to the Consumer Medicine Information for Botox at

BOTOX® is a registered trademark of Allergan, Inc. Allergan New Zealand Ltd, PO Box 1873, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140, New Zealand.

DYSPORT® Disclaimer

DYSPORT® (Clostridium botulinum type A toxin-haemagglutinin complex 500U) is a prescription medicine. DYSPORT® has benefits and risks. For more information see the Consumer Medicine information at Ask your Doctor if DYSPORT®is right for you. You will need to pay for DYSPORT® and for the administration and consultation charges. See your healthcare professional if you experience side effects and they concern you.