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I have recently had Botox (3weeks ago) and have today been snorkeling and now have a mask imprint along my Forehead?

Mark along forehead still prominent 4hours after event Will this go away? what has caused this?

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Effects of Botox

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The prominent marks on your forehead are likely due soley to the pressure exerted by snorkel mask, and not the Botox. I suspect the imprint will fade over the course of the day.


Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Snorkel mask marks after Botox

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Anyone who wears that mask for a few hours is going to have a prominent mark and it doesn't go away immediately. This is unrelated to the Botox. It should resolve gradually over the next 24 hours.

Robert L. Kraft, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
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Impression of snorkel mask

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The impression from the snorkel mask is unrelated to the botox, it should get better several hours after removing the mask.

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Snorkeling and Botox

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No worries as this is not a result of your Botox treatment. It will resolve. I too love to snorkel on vacation and have seen this on my own forehead for several hours. :)

Louis M. DeJoseph, MD
Atlanta Facial Plastic Surgeon
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I have recently had Botox (3weeks ago) and have today been snorkeling and now have a mask imprint along my Forehead?

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I also agree this isn’t a cause of Botox and simply a mask imprint that should resolve within a few hours

Kenneth B. Hughes, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Botox and snorkeling

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The imprint has nothing to do with the Botox and everything to do with your mask being too tight. It will resolve, but it has nothing to do with your Botox treatment.

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