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Botox Aftercare Instructions

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Before Treatment

  • Avoid aspirin, vitamin E, St. John’s wort, and other dietary supplements including ginkgo, evening primrose oil, garlic, feverfew, and ginseng for 2 weeks
  • Avoid ibuprofen and alcohol for 2 days prior
  • If possible, come to your appointment with a cleanly washed face

After Treatment

  • Do not massage the treated areas on the day of treatment
  • Avoid lying down for 4 hours immediately after treatment
  • Avoid applying heat to the treated area on the day of treatment
  • Avoid activities that cause facial flushing on the day of treatment, including consuming alcohol, hot tub, or sauna use, exercising, and tanning
  • Gently apply a cool compress or wrapped ice pack to the treated areas for 15 minutes every few hours as needed to reduce discomfort, swelling, or bruising, up to a few days after treatment. If bruising occurs, it typically resolves within 7-10 days
  • After treatment, oral consumption and/or topical application of Arnica montana may help to reduce bruising and swelling
  • Botulinum toxin treatment effects take about 1-2 to fully develop and last approximately 2.5-4 months
  • If 1-2 weeks after treatment you feel that you need a touch-up, please contact the office

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