Instruction Before and After Botox Injection

Instructions Before & After Botulinum Toxin Type A

Before Treatment

  • Stop using NSAIDs such as lbruprofen, Naproxen, Vitamine E, Fish oil and Ginko products for 1 week before treatment to avoid bruising
  • Stop drinking alcohol for 24 hours before treatment
  • Inform your doctor prior to treatment if you have a history of oral herpes infection

After Treatment

  • Do not massage, compress or irritate the injection sites for 6-8 hours, such as putting on a hat or a helmet and doing a facial massage
  • Cosmetics and face cream can be applied gently. Avoid rubbing the treated area
  • Apply a cold compress directly to the area if you have swelling or bruising
  • Try to contract muscles that were treated for 1 to 2 hours to allow Botulinum Toxin Type A to penetrate into muscles
  • Swelling around injection sites will disappear within 2-3 hous
  • Onset will be 2-7 days after treatment and may take up to 1 month to full effect
  • Consult your doctor if you have any questions or concerns

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns you may have after the treatment.