4-6 hours To ensure that you get the most out of your experience, we recommend that you don't lie down for 4-6 hours after a procedure. Lying down too soon increases the chances of the Botox migrating to different areas of the face.
Why can't you lay down or exercise after Botox?
Pressure on your treated area can move your BOTOX around and increase your chances of bruising. You'll want to skip your post-workout nap, too: It's best to avoid lying down for a few hours after your appointment.
What happens if you bend over after Botox?
Bending down after Botox won't have a harmful effect on the patient's health, but it may cause suboptimal results. The movement increases blood circulation to the face, raising the risk of botulinum toxin spreading to adjacent muscles before it has settled in the target area.
Can Botox migrate after 24 hours?
There is a chance Botox can migrate in the first day or two after the procedure. The more Botox that is injected, the greater the risk for migration. However, experienced physicians with extensive training in Botox know how to mitigate the risk so it is extremely low.
What is the 4 hour rule after Botox?
The general rule of thumb is that patients should remain upright for at least four hours following their injection to ensure that the Botox has been properly distributed throughout their face. This will also help avoid any areas where too much or too little product was used.
How long after forehead Botox can I exercise?
24 hours The golden rule for after Botox is to wait 24 hours before resuming strenuous exercises such as running and weight lifting. This gives enough time for the Botox to fully settle and prevent it from migrating to other areas.