The majority of patients resume normal social activities within a week. Your doctor will advise you on this point as there are some follow up requirements to ensure the best result.
Some local discomfort or light pain may occur; this can be treated with oral analgesics. Sometimes local bruising may be evident. Cold compresses may be used for the first 24 hours.
It’s common to have this procedure combined with other cosmetic procedures such as Botulinum toxin to reduce facial muscle activity; dermal fillers such as hyaluronic acid or fat to enhance skin volume; and/or laser therapy to improve skin texture and collagen formation. Ask your doctor for more information.