Post Treatment Fact Sheet Toxin

  • Do not lie down, rub or massage the treated area for 4 hours after treatment
  • You can help activate the Botox by gently exercising the muscles that have been treated, i.e. frown and smile as frequently as possible.
  • Some patients experience slight discomfort around the treatment area for a short time after treatment.
  • Bruising can be avoided or minimized by avoiding aspirin and alcohol for 24 hours pre & post treatment
  • You may experience temporary swelling or bruising around the site of treatment. This will usually settle within a day or two.
  • We recommend arnica application to reduce bruising.
  • Normal make-up and concealer can be applied the following morning.
  • Some patients can experience a headache following treatment for which you may take paracetamol.
  • The results are not permanent and the duration effects last will differ from patient to patient.
  • The treatment normally takes 4-10 days to take effect.
  • Side effects, if they occur, are usually temporary and mild to moderate.

Should you experience any other symptoms following treatment please contact Dr. Kelleher at the contact details below.