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What to expect after treatment with BOTOX

After your treatment, you can expect to return to your day as usual, while keeping a few guidelines in mind. You will be given a few facial exercises to perform that will help the BOTOX integrate into your muscles. Other instructions will include:

  • Avoid lying down for three to four hours directly after your treatment
  • Don’t engage in any strenuous activities or exercise until the next day
  • Keep your head level and avoid bending down for roughly two hours after treatment
  • Don’t take any blood-thinning medications such as ibuprofen after treatment to ward off bruising
  • Do not touch the treated area

Are there any side effects?

After your treatment, you could experience minor side effects such as:

  • Feeling slightly numb or tender, especially if the area was treated with a numbing cream or anesthetic before treatment
  • The injection sites may be slightly swollen or red
  • You could see minor bruising at the injection sites

These side effects, if they appear, fade within the first few days, won’t get in the way of your daily routine. If you are concerned at all about side effects from BOTOX, talk to us – we are always available to answer your questions!

When will I see the results develop?

The results will develop gradually, with full results at two weeks following your treatment. If you are planning on attending an upcoming event, be sure to schedule your treatment at least two weeks in advance so you look your best!

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Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

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Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

Avalon Laser considers the health and safety of our patients, employees and families our top priority. We have been monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic very closely and want to do our part to ensure the best outcome. For this reason, in the interest of the health and welfare of our clients and our staff, we have decided to temporarily close our Carlsbad and San Diego locations, effective March 18, 2020 until further notice from the Federal Government and the State of California.

During these challenging circumstances, we want to reassure our clients that any discounts, specials or other promotions will be honored and that we will do our utmost to maintain appointment schedules in a manner that provide our clients with the best results, while also complying with the safety directives. We will continue to monitor this situation closely and provide updates as they become available.

Your health and well-being are our top priority. Thank you for your patience and trust in Avalon Laser. We look forward to serving you again soon.

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