The Potential Side Effects of Botox Treatment

Botox injections are generally a safe and effective treatment method. Nevertheless, side effects can occur but, like the intended treatment effects, they are not permanent. So don't be worrying about any of our Botox treatments, just speak to an experienced member of the team about any concerns you may have.

Potential side effects are:

  • Bruising, swelling or redness at site
  • Allergic reaction, skin rash or itching
  • Brief visual disturbances (double vision)
  • Tiredness, pain in the arms and legs
  • Temporary drooping of the eyebrow or upper eyelid
  • Development of resistance to the effect of botulinum toxin
  • Slight feeling of nausea
  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Muscle atrophy
  • Eye watering or dryness

Safety of Botox treatments

While Botox is very potent in a high concentration, for cosmetic purposes it is used in very small quantities with high margins of safety.


Any contraindications or precautions to treatment will be outlined for you during your initial Free Consultaion.