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Before & After Care


Pre - Care

  • This treatment is not recommended if you have an event within 2 weeks of your injection date, due to the potential for bruising.

  • Avoid blood thinners for 2 weeks before treatment, unless you have been directed to take them by your PCP.

  • Taking Arnica before and after your injections may help diminish bruising.

Post - Care

  • Mild headache and/or bruising is to be expected.

  • Avoid touching/rubbing your face for 24 hours.

  • Do not use retinol, vitamin c or other potentially irritating products for 24 hours.

  • Do not lay flat for the first 4 hours.

  • Avoid blood thinners and alcohol for the first 24 hours.

  • Avoid hot tubs, saunas and excessive heat for 72 hours.

  • Do not exercise for 24 hours.

  • Be patient! Full results will take 10-14 days. 

  • Schedule a two week follow up appointment.


Pre - Care

  • Avoid any use of ADA, Advil or Motrin for the first 24 hours prior to treatment. These drugs may increase your risk of bruising and bleeding in the injection area.

  • Please inform us if you are prone to cold sores. We will have you start medication 24 hours prior to your treatment to help prevent a flare.

  • Avoid alcohol for 24 hours before your procedure.

Post - Care

  • Expect bruising and swelling.

  • Take Tylenol for mild pain and apply a cold compress for any discomfort.

  • Avoid Blood thinning medication. 

  • Avoid manipulating the area. 

  • Avoid prolonged exposure to direct sunlight and tanning beds for 72 hours.

  • Avoid exercise for 24 hours. 

  • Do not drink alcohol for 24 hours.

  • Contact us with any concern for infection or reaction to filler! 

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