Before & After care

Before and After care instructions for Dermal filler

3 Days before

  • Avoid the following on the treatment area; exfoliating agents such as Retin-A, acids, toners or any skin irritating products.
  • Do not pluck, tweeze or wax the treatment area
  • Avoid Vitamins E, A, Gingko Biloba, and St. John’s Wort.
  • Avoid taking over the counter blood thinning medications such as Aspirin, Advil, Motrin, Naproxen, Excederin (most over the counter pain relievers) Tylenol is ok. If you have been prescribed a blood thinner by your physician please do not discontinue without consulting them.

24 hours before

  • No Alcohol 24 hours before
  • Please fill out the online intake form prior to your appointment!

Day of appointment

  • Do not wear make-up to your appointment.

After Care

24 Hours following treatment

  • Do not wear make-up (if you absolutely have to wear mineral make-up)
  • Stay upright for the first 4 hours following treatment
  • Avoid rigorous exercise for 24 hours
  • Avoid extreme heat - direct sun, tanning beds, steam room, sauna, hot tub, hot yoga
  • Avoid Vitamins E, A, Gingko Biloba, St. John’s Wort
  • Avoid taking over the counter blood thinning medications such as Aspirin, Advil, Motrin, Naproxen, Excederin (most over the counter pain relievers) Tylenol is ok. If you have been prescribed a blood thinner by your physician please do not discontinue without consulting them.
  • Avoid alcohol
  • Do not fly
  • If you are experiencing pain Tylenol can be taken
  • Ice the area 15 minutes every hour for pain management and to reduce bruising and swelling.
  • Call the registered nurse if you have any concerns. Number will be provided at the time of appointment.
  • For LIPS- avoid mouth actions such as sucking a straw, smoking, kissing, biting into apples for 24 hours. Apply vaseline to the lips for the first 24 hours to keep them hydrated.

2 weeks after the appointment

  • Do not have any other aesthetic treatments for at least one week - preferably 2-3 weeks after treatment
  • Book a follow up in 2 weeks to review your results with the registered nurse.