So, you’ve just had you’re first BOTOX® injection treatment to reduce your forehead wrinkles, crows’ feet, or frown lines.
Here’s what to know and expect after your treatment.
You should be able to enjoy your normal daily routines after you leave your BOTOX® treatment. BOTOX® treatments require little downtime or recovery.
When you’ll notice the effects of BOTOX®
The effects of BOTOX® are typically apparent 24 to 48 hours after treatment. Clinical trials indicated that the majority of those treated with BOTOX® injections saw significant improvement at 7 days.
What are BOTOX® side effects?
BOTOX® side effects can include localized pain, infection, inflammation, tenderness, swelling, redness, and/or bleeding/bruising. After a few hours and up to a few weeks after receiving BOTOX® treatments, you might feel weakness in your muscles, a loss of strength, or issues with your vision. If so, please do not drive a motor vehicle, operate machinery, or engage in other activities that can be deemed dangerous. If you are concerned, please call us.
How long do BOTOX® injections last?
BOTOX® injections can last from 4-6 months.
Who is best qualified to give BOTOX® injections?
Although BOTOX® is a non-surgical injectables treatment, it still carries risks. This is why it’s important that a board-certified BOTOX® doctor administer your treatments, like Dr. Meghan Brooking, Medical Director of BergerHenry Facial Rejuvenation Center in Philadelphia. She is an Otolaryngologist (ENT doctor), facial plastic surgeon, and facial rejuvenation specialist who is trained to observe and treat facial asymmetry and volume deficiencies using the most up-to-date aesthetic techniques and products.