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Quick Guide to Reducing Bruising

Most cosmetic treatments, whether it is a surgical procedure or injections of Botox, will have some bruising as a side effect. But there are ways to help shorten the duration of bruising during recovery from either surgical or non-invasive cosmetic treatments.

Why bruising occurs

When an incision or injection is made, much more is going on than you can see with your eyes. Aside from the break in the skin, underlying blood vessels are also encountered, which in turn can create blood pooling in the surrounding tissues. The telltale black or bluish discoloration of a bruise is actually blood that has collected in a certain area near the surgical or injection site.

How to keep bruising to a minimum

The following steps have been proven to reduce bruising during recovery:

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