These days, Botox injections are as common as facials for both men and women. But if you haven’t tried Botox yet, you may feel a little nervous about the experience and find yourself wondering just what to expect the first time. Our tips will let you know what to anticipate before, during and after the procedure.
Before the procedure
Talk to Your Doctor about any meds or vitamin supplements you are currently taking. If you take blood thinners, you may need to forgo these medications for several days before your injection, to reduce your risk of bleeding or bruising. Your doctor also needs to know if you take muscle relaxants, sleeping aids, pain medications, supplements, or allergy medications. Also, avoid drinking alcohol and stop taking aspirin or anti-inflammatory medications a few days before you get Botox.
The treatment area will be cleaned with rubbing alcohol or an antiseptic before you … Read more