Botox is a popular cosmetic treatment for treating wrinkles and other areas of facial skin. This article discusses the pros and cons of this procedure, including whether or not it can cause bruising under the eyes.
This article discusses whether crow's feet botox is a risk worth taking. It talks about the potential side effects such as bruising and how to avoid them, and also touches on the benefits of doing it.
What is crow's feet botox bruising?
Botox bruising around eyes are a common side effect of botox injection treatment. Botox is a toxin that works by blocking the nerve impulses that cause muscles to contract. When botox crows feet bruising occurs, the toxin causes the skin around the crow's feet to become tender and red.
How common is bruising after botox?
Botox, which is a neurotoxin, may cause bruising. Botox bruising may occur minutes to days after botox injection. It is more common in people with fair skin and those who are overweight. Bruising is more common in people receiving multiple injections. This can be due to the toxins interacting with each other and causing bruising. Bruising may occur in people receiving weekly injections as well. Bruising may occur in up to 90% of people who receive botox for cosmetic purposes.
How long before crow's feet botox bruising stop?
Botox bruising crows feet can last from 2 weeks to 6 months or longer. It may take several treatments for the bruises to disappear completely. It is important to call your doctor if you notice that the treated area looks darker, is tender, and painful.
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What is the treatment for bruising after botox crows feet?
If bruising is mild and intermittent, you are likely to have mild blanching where the bruised areas turn white and become flushed with blood again fairly quickly . In people with more severe bruising, your doctor may use drugs, called anti-inflammatory medications, to help control the swelling and pain. He or she may also prescribe a thin, heat-wrapped bandage that can be placed on the skin surrounding the area of bruising to reduce swelling and pain.
If you are taking medicines, such as blood thinners, aspirin or blood pressure medicine, your doctor will probably advise you to stop these medications for at least 1 week before receiving botox injections to avoid the possibility of bleeding from the bruises.
For those who have severe bruising and will be receiving botox, you may be advised to wear a Band-Aid for at least 24 hours after the procedure. A bruised area will turn white for a few days, and if you are concerned that your skin is becoming irritated or infected (because it is painful to touch), your doctor may recommend that you apply an antibiotic ointment such as Polysporin or Neosporin daily
How to cover botox bruise?
If you get bruise after botox, there are a few things you can do to cover it up. Here are four tips:
-Apply a concealer over the bruise.
-Use a highlighter to lighten the area around the bruise.
-Apply a lipstick that is slightly darker than your skin tone.
-Use a brow pencil to fill in any sparse areas around the bruise.