The side effects of botox may include the following:

  • Bruising at the injection site. This is the most common side effect and will go away within a matter of days
  • Headaches for a few days after treatment.
  • Eyelid drooping
  • Crooked smile or drooling. (if the botox has been administered to the mouth area)
  • Eye dryness or severe tearing.
  • Mild pain or swelling around the injection site.
  • Flu-like symptoms or a general unwell feeling.
  • Upset stomach.

It is important to say that these side effects are not experienced by all patients.

If you’d like to learn more about this treatment, feel free to visit our aesthetic treatments page.