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Dermal Fillers 

 

PRE-TREATMENT GUIDELINES:

  • Avoid alcohol for 24 hours prior to treatment

  • Avoid Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Advil, & other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs 48 hours prior to treatment

  • Avoid vigorous exercise immediately before treatment

  • If you have previously suffered from facial cold sores, there is a risk that needle punctures could contribute to another recurrence.  Speak to your treatment provider about medications that may minimize recurrence.

  • Efforts to prevent or reduce bruising include eating green leafy vegetables, drinking pineapple juice and taking arnica tablets the day before treatment

Following the above guidelines will aid in preventing bruising and reducing swelling

 

POST TREATMENT GUIDELINES & EXPECTATIONS

  • Immediately after treatment, the most commonly reported side effects were temporary redness and swelling at the injection site.  These effects typically resolve within 2-4 days.

  • Bruising is another common side effect lasting 5-7 days.

  • Cold compresses / ice packs may be used immediately after treatment to reduce swelling

  • Avoid rubbing or massaging the treatment area(s) for the day

  • Try to sleep on your back for 48 hours post treatment.  Also, keeping head slightly elevated while sleeping will aid in reducing any swelling

  • Avoid vigorous exercise or  flushing face (w/excessive heating) for 1 day post treatment

  • Continue eating green leafy vegetables, drinking pineapple juice and taking arnica tablets as needed post treatment