Things To Know Before Getting Botox Done

Botox is a popular term which is used by many. This procedure is quite popular among the men and women who want to improve their appearance. It temporarily helps in smoothing out the facial wrinkles and improving the appearance. This is one of the most popular aesthetic procedures which is often used for improving the appearance of the face. There are many important facts that you have to know before getting the Botox done in Oklahoma City.

Things to know before the Botox

If you are considering Botox for the first time, then you will definitely have a lot of questions. If your mind is swirling with many questions, then you will have to read this:

  1. Know where the injectable is coming from

You need to know about the substances that your physician is using for the Botox. The top 3 manufacturers of fillers and neurotoxins like Botox are Merz, Galderma and Allergan. If you want to reduce the risk of getting any contaminated and expired product, you have to visit the website of the manufacturer and search by zip code to check if your physician has obtained the product legally.

  1. Avoid blood-thinning medicines

Most of the physician will tell you to discontinue any anticoagulant medicines such as ibuprofen and aspirin before the Botox treatment. These types of drugs can make the blood thinner and hinder the blood clotting. Besides that, you will have to stop having green tea, fish oil, red wine, cinnamon, multivitamins and ginger. Some of the antioxidants can increase fragility of the blood vessels and prevent clotting of blood.

  1. Dosage may vary

If you have heard that a person is getting a certain amount of dose, it may not be the same for you. The dosage depends on the requirements of your skin. The physician will first verify your skin quality and determine the total dosage needed by you. Generally, the average dose varies from 10 to 25 units. Depending on the skin quality and texture, the dose will be decided.

  1. Bruises can happen but curable

When the Botox is injected in your face, they use finer needles. These needles are superficially injected in your skin. But it can sometimes hit the blood vessel cause bruises. There is no doubt that the black and blue botches look bad but it will disappear after a certain time. So, there is nothing to worry about.

  1. Younger people get better result

If you are opting for the Botox, then you must know that the early birds get better results and benefits. You can get a better results in the late 20s or early 30s than the people in the 40s. Of course, the wrinkles and blush lines can be treated better when they are finer in nature. Once you cross 40, the Botox may not be as effective as it is for the people in the 20s.


These are some of the important things that you have to keep in mind when it comes to Botox in Oklahoma City. If you are from Oklahoma City or surrounding areas you can consult with your Oklahoma City plastic surgeons for further information and dos and don’ts.

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Sawan Surgical Aesthetics
Address:209 Lilac Dr #200, Oklahoma City, OK
Phone: (405) 285-7660