If you show up to your appointment with nothing on your skin, it’s because your skin will be cleaned with rubbing alcohol or an antiseptic before you getotulinumtoxinA. If you wear a lot of make-up, you may be asked to remove it before the procedure.
The first time you see your doctor, he or she will ask you a few questions to make sure you’re comfortable with the process. Your doctor will also ask about your general health, including any allergies or other health conditions you might have, and whether you smoke, drink alcohol, or take prescription or over-the-counter medications.
The results of your procedure will depend on a number of factors.
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Can I wear foundation to a Botox appointment?
Wait to apply makeup manios recommends not to use makeup before or after a visit. Makeup and other foreign substances on the skin can interact with BOTOX injection sites, and this can lead to life threatening infections. You may experience an allergic reaction to one or more of our ingredients. Please inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately if you experience any adverse reactions.
What should you not do before Botox?
Blood thinners like Advil and aspirin should not be used for more than a few days before treatment. Blood thinners can increase the risk of swelling and bruised skin. If you need to take an over-the-counter pain relief, take it as directed by your doctor. If you have any questions or concerns, talk to your healthcare provider.
Can you wear makeup same day as Botox?
It’s recommended that you don’t apply makeup to your face for at least four hours after the procedure to avoid getting an infection. If you have to wear makeup sooner than that, you should wait at least 30 minutes for the small injection to be absorbed into your skin.
What should I avoid before Botox and injectables?
Avoid caffeine for about 24 hours before your procedure and avoid other foods or drinks that have a dehydrating tendency, as this could slow the healing process. If you’re going to be drinking a lot of water during the procedure, it’s a good idea to reduce your salt intake for a couple of days before your appointment.
The healing time depends on a number of factors, including the size of your uterus, the type of surgery you have, and the amount of scar tissue that remains after the surgery.
In general, it takes about two to three weeks for the uterus to return to its pre-surgery size, but it can take as long as six to eight weeks after surgery to fully heal.
The longer you wait to see your doctor for follow-up care, such as a pelvic exam and a physical exam to rule out other medical conditions that could be causing the pain, you may be putting yourself at risk for complications.
What can I expect at my first Botox appointment?
List the medications and surgical procedures that have taken place. We want to know if you have tried any of the anti-aging treatments. We will help you identify the areas of your face that are most likely to be affected byotulinumtoxinA. An ideal treatment outcome will be discussed before and after the procedure. We recommend that you wait at least 6 months from the time you receive your first appointment to begin your treatment.
Can I wear makeup to get fillers?
Arrive at the office with a “clean face”—washed and without makeup. A numbing agent may be applied in order to maximize your comfort during the procedure. In some cases, a local numbing medication will be injected into the area to be treated.