Avoid the use of Aspirin, NSAIDS, Ginko Biloba, Garlic Supplements, Green Tea, Flax Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Vitamins A and E, and essential fatty acids for up to 1-week pre and post-injection as they will increase your risk of bruising.
Do not drink alcoholic beverages 24 hours before (or after) your treatment to avoid extra bruising
You take Arnica tablets 2-3 days prior to your injection to reduce the risk of bruising
Do not apply products that are potentially irritating for 2 -3 days before and after treatment (examples- tretinoin/retin-a, glycolic acid, benzoyl peroxide, hydroquinone)
Do not use the above-stated if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, are allergic to any of its ingredients, or have a history of neurologic disorders.
* Please do not pursue this treatment if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Botox & Dysport Post-Care:
Stay in a vertical position for 4 hours following injection. Do not rest your head or lie down; sit upright.
Ice (but avoid firm pressure) for 15 minutes 3 times the day of treatment
You may take Acetaminophen/Tylenol if you experience any mild tenderness/discomfort
Do not massage treated areas after treatment
After treatment, there will be moderate swelling and redness with the possibility of bruising. You may apply or take Arnica tablets to help decrease the amount of bruising
Avoid extended UV exposure until any redness/swelling has subsided. Apply SPF.
Avoid aerobic and strenuous exercise for 24 hours to reduce bruising. You may resume other normal activities/routines immediately