Botox is a safe, non-surgical procedure. However, it is vital that you follow these instructions for post-treatment care in order to ensure the best and longest lasting results.
Things to Avoid
- Strenuous Exercise
It is best to wait 24 hours before taking part in any strenuous physical activities.
- Aspirin and other Non-steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
Taking these types of medications increases your risk of bruising, as capillaries are not able to be sealed by platelets.
Alcohol has the same effect on platelets and should be avoided for 48 hour prior to and after your treatment.
- Green Tea
Green tea and other herbal supplements, such as St. John’s Wort, ginseng and Vitamin E, also make your blood less likely to clot.
Massage could diffuse treatment, causing it to spread to other areas and affect other muscles.
Antibiotics can decrease neuromuscular transmission, possibly lessening the effects of your treatment.
Avoiding vaccines near the time of your treatment lessens the risk of side effects caused by drug interactions.
When you come to Skin by Lovely in Los Angeles, we will discuss post-treatment care instructions to help you maximize your Botox results.