Pre & Post Care - Botox®

Hartford | Avon CT

  1. BOTOX® treatments typically consist of several injections using a very small needle. To minimize the chance of getting a bruise from your BOTOX® treatment, it is recommended that you stay off medications and supplements that may thin the blood. Common examples of these are listed below. Consult your physician before discontinuing any medications or supplements that have been prescribed or recommended for you for medical reasons.
  2. Supplement / Medication Stop # Days Prior to Procedure
    Fish Oil 10 Days
    Aspirin or Aspirin Products 7 Days
    Advil, Motrin, Ibuprofen, other NSAIDS 3 Days
    Vitamin E 3 Days
  3. Although many patients do not bruise after a BOTOX® treatment, if a bruise should occur, it may be visible in the treated area for as long as 7-10 days. Make sure to consider this when selecting a date for your treatment.
  4. Other treatments, such as laser, Ultherapy, Eraser treatment, IPL, microdermabrasion, and peels, should not be done on the same day as BOTOX®. These treatments can stimulate blood flow or deliver heat to the skin which may promote bruising and reduce the effectiveness of BOTOX®.
  5. No massages, hats, heat or pressure to be applied to the treated area for 6 hours after the procedure. This includes no hot tubs, saunas, sweaty exercise or lying down.
  6. It typically takes 2-3 days for BOTOX® to take effect and up to 14 days for the full effect of the treatment to be established. Follow-up appointments are recommended 2 weeks after treatment.

*Individual results may vary.

Radiance Medspa, located in Avon CT, is a leading medical spa in the greater Hartford Metro area. We've been performing Body Contouring and Body Sculpting procedures such as SculpSure, Cellfina Cellulite Treatments, and SmartLipo liposuction longer than anyone in the area, and have performed over 8000 Coolsculpting procedures to date. We are also a top provider of Fillers and Injectables, BOTOX and Juvederm, in the state of CT. Find us by searching Botox CT, Cellfina CT, CoolSculpting® CT, CoolMini CT, Smartlipo Liposuction CT, SculpSure CT, Dermal Fillers CT. New medspa services include prp hair treatment in CT, and microneedling with prp in CT, sometimes called the vampire facial or vampire facelift, both now available in CT. Men's Medspa Services include Botox for Men, CoolSculpting® for Men, and prp hair restoration for men.

 
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