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One of the biggest concerns for all of our patients when having an injectable procedure performed is whether or not they will be sporting a nice big bruise for the days to follow. The fear of a bruise can even prevent some patients from getting the procedure done! Treatments with neuromodulators such as Botox and Dysport are less likely to cause bruising than fillers such as Juvederm or Restylane. But of course, bruising is always a risk anytime a needle is used. If bruising does occur, patients can expect the bruise to last anywhere from 10-14 days. Most bruising can be covered by makeup, but sometime those pesky dark purple bruises that occur the first few days following the procedure can be difficult to cover up.

We have good news though! There are certain things that can be done to help reduce the risk of bruising from an injectable treatment. It all starts long before you even step into the office. One of the most important things you can do to prevent bruising is to avoid certain…