Is it possible that my microdermabrasion a week after my first Botox injection is the reason my smile is now crooked? (Photo)
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Botox takes a minimum of a week to show the effects from treatment, Wait 2 weeks and then if problem has not sorted itself then go back to your practitioner for a follow up appointment and some more to even out the result. It seems the timing of your Microdermabrasion treatment is coincidental as this treatment after a week would not alter the results from your botox.
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Botox not microdermabrasion
It is very unlikely that the microdermabrasion is responsible for your asymmetry. It takes about a week for the Botox to start to work, so the Botox is responsible and the timing of the microderm is coincidental. I would not recommend microderm for the 1st 24 hours after a Botox injection, because theoretically you could move the Botox from it's injection site with deep pressure or massage in that period. By 1 week, however, the Botox is bound to the muscle receptors and cannot move around.
I would give the Botox another week. If your smile is still crooked, go back and your doctor can touch up the other side to match.
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