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Botox Injections

Are there any considerations with botox injections and diving?

Botox is injected directly into the muscle; this impedes the muscle’s ability to contract by blocking the transmission of nerve impulses to the muscles. If a muscle cannot tighten, a wrinkle cannot occur.
Waiting Time From Procedure Until Diving:
This can range from no time up to one week. Some people have discomfort afterward; this prevents them from diving immediately following the procedure. It should be noted that those who have lip lines treated need to make sure their mouths can grip a regulator and they can breathe comfortably from it before diving. It is also absolutely essential that the diver be able to orally inflate their BCD to help ensure their own safety.