Aftercare Information

 

Botox & Dysport

Post-Treatment Care

  • 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.

Next Appointment

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.

Treatment Benefits

  • 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.

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