There is likely to be mild swelling and bruising following the procedure which usually settles within 24-48 hours. It is common for the skin to look a little red after the procedure, but this settles after a few hours. Bruising may also occur at the site of the blood sample.
Occasionally discomfort or aching after treatment can occur and last for a few days. We do not recommend taking anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen or aspirin (unless prescribed by a medical practitioner) as this can cause an increase risk in bruising and bleeding.
Injecting close to the eye can sometimes cause a dropping of the upper eyelid. If this does occur, drops can be used to lessen the effect until it wears off naturally.