BOTULINUM TOXIN PRE-TREATMENT

  • Avoid anti-inflammatory/blood thinning medications for a period of at least 2 weeks before treatment as they can increase the risk of bruising.

  • Don’t consume alcoholic beverages at least 24 hours prior to your treatment as alcohol may thin the blood and increase your risk of bruising.

  • Schedule your appointment at least 2 weeks prior to a special event, such as a wedding or vacation, since the results can take up to 14 days to appear.

  • If you have sensitive skin discontinue irritating skin products (i.e. Retinol) 2 days before and after your treatment. 

  • Reschedule your appointment at least 48 hours in advance if you have a rash, cold sore, blemish on the treatment area or if you feel unwell.

  • Book your workout before your treatment.

BOTULINUM TOXIN POST-TREATMENT

  • You must keep your head upright for 4 hours after your treatment

  • Do not manipulate or massage the treated area for at least 4 hours after the treatment.

  • Do not undergo facial/laser treatments or microdermabrasion after Botox injections for at least 5 days.

  • It can take up to 14 days fo results to be seen. If the desired appearance isn’t seen after 2 weeks, you may need additional units.

  • Do not perform strenuous activities, heavy lifting or vigorous exercise for 4 - 6 hours after your treatment.

  • Avoid extensive sun exposure and excessive heat for at least 72 hours after your treatment.

  • Avoid consuming large amounts of alcohol.

MY BEAUTY DOCTOR

DR. LEAH SMITH, MD

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