Botox & Dysport
- For at least 24 hours after Botox or Dysport treatment, do not engage in sex or vigorous exercise.
- Additionally, avoid sun exposure, and use a sunscreen of SPF 30 or higher.
For your botox aftercare, schedule a follow-up appointment within 7 – 14 days of your Botox or Dysport treatment.
Possible Side Effects
- Following treatment, the most common, short-term side effects include temporary eyelid droop and nausea.
- Some patients experience localized pain, infection, inflammation, tenderness, swelling, redness, and/or bleeding/bruising in the injection area.
- Only rarely have serious allergic reactions been reported after treatment.
- If you experience difficulty swallowing, speaking, breathing, or other allergic symptoms, call our office immediately.
- Patients with ALS, myasthenia gravis, or Lambert-Eaton syndrome, may be at increased risk of serious side effects from Botox or Dysport injections.
- After injection, you will start to see improvement within 7 – 14 days or sooner.
- A continued decrease in the appearance of frown lines across the brow and between the eyes may continue for a week or more.
- The end result will be a more youthful appearance without facial stiffness.
- You will be able to laugh, smile, frown and show facial expression just as you always have.
- Results commonly last 4-6 months; however, results may vary.
- Be sure to continue any botox aftercare your doctor has scheduled.