Botox® Aftercare

Conveniently located to serve Seattle and Bellevue


  • Avoid alcohol 3 days before and at least 12 hours afterwards
  • Avoid supplements such as fish oil, omega vitamins, and Ibuprofen, Aspirin or NSAIDs which increase chance of swelling/bruising starting 5 days before your procedure


  • Bruising may occur in the areas treated. You may take OTC Arnica/Bromelain to improve bruising. Bruising will resolve within 1-2 weeks. Please lightly apply ice packs to improve any bruising.
  • Discomfort: You may take Tylenol for mild headache.
  • Results begin to take effect within 5 days but will take 14 days for maximum effect and last an average of 3 months.


  • Don’t massage or touch your face for 4 hours
  • Don’t lay down for 4 hours
  • Avoid any activity causing facial flushing such as exercise, saunas, and prolonged sun exposure for 24 hours
  • Wait 2 weeks afterwards for any facial cosmetic procedure (microblading, facials chemical peels, micro needling)
  • Schedule follow-up appointment in 2 weeks

Please contact our office if you have any questions or concerns.