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BOTOX & DYSPORT

PRE & POST CARE INSTRUCTIONS

PRE TREATMENT

  • PLEASE EAT a healthy meal and DRINK lots of water to avoid nausea and lightheadedness. 

  • To avoid bruising, please do not consume any alcoholic beverages for 48 hours prior to your appointment. 

  • Please let us know if you have any active cold sores, do not take any anti-inflammatories, Aspirin, ibuprofen, Vitamin E, Ginkgo Biloba and Fish Oil. 

  • Please do not come in with any makeup on and take an Arnica supplement to minimize swelling and bruising. 

  • If you would like numbing cream, please come 30 minutes before your appointment.

  • If you plan to work out, please work out and shower before your treatment

WHAT TO EXPECT

Bruising, bleeding, swelling & tenderness may occur for up to 4-7 days post-treatment.

POST TREATMENT

  • Avoid lying down for 4 hours post-treatment. 

  • Makeup may be applied gently post-treatment if no complications occur. 

  • Avoid touching the area, strenuous exercise, and alcohol for 6 hours post-treatment.

POST TREATMENT

  • You may gently wash the treated area 4 hours post-treatment. 

  • An ice pack should be applied immediately after treatment to reduce swelling. 

  • Use an ice pack at home 2-3 more times in 15-minute increments. 

  • A post-procedure skincare regimen will be suggested by our staff to maximize and prolong your treatment. 

  • Please contact our office if you experience any signs of infection, fevers, cold sores, increased pain, or redness. 

  • Botox and Dysport may take up to 7-10 days to freeze the muscles. If you do not notice a difference after that time frame, please give us a call at 213-384-3800