As with any medicine, there are some possible side effects to Botox® Fortunately, not everyone who takes Botox® Injections will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor.
Minor side effects with Botox® include symptoms that are generally associated with the injection. These include redness, pain, swelling, numbness, bruising, muscle weakness and bleeding. Normally, these symptoms generally subside within a week after injection.
More serious side effects may include reversible dropping on the eye-lid.
You cannot have Botox® if your are pregnant or breast-feeding, have an existing skin infection, or have been found to be allergic to Botox® in the past. Botox® should not be used in conjunction laser dermabrasion and chemical peels. You must tell us if you have a tendency to scar, have any allergies, suffer from any autoimmune diseases or are taking any medication.