Fillers - Patient Care Instructions

Pre-Injection Instructions:

  • *Please plan 1-2 weeks of no major events in case you bruise or swell.
  • Avoid Aspirin for 7 days and all other blood thinners for 5 days including alcohol, wine, ibuprofen (Advil, Aleve, Motrin), fish oil, vitamin E, A
  • Arrive make-up free
  • Arnica Montana tabs (found at most grocery stores) can be started 3 days prior to your appointment to minimize bruising.
  • History of cold sores, please take your cold sore medication one day prior to your appointment.
  • * Please do not pursue this treatment if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • No vaccines or Covid infections or illness for 4 weeks prior to your appointment. If you get covid, flu, or any other illness please contact us right away.

Post-Care Injection Instructions:

  • Avoid touching the injected area for 24 hours. Keep hair and phone away from the treated area for several hours.
  • Avoid wearing make-up for 12 hrs. When resuming makeup, please use clean brushes and sponges.
  • Avoid harsh skincare for 24 hrs.
  • Avoid excessive heat or cold exposures for 24 hours.
  • Avoid traveling for 24 hours.
  • Avoid laying on your face for long periods of time (side-sleeping, facials, massage) for 1 week.
  • Allow 2 weeks for full healing and full results.
  • Cold sores, continue cold sore medication for 1 week.
  • Please notify us right away if there is any pain or discoloration that develops!
  • Please make sure not to have any dental work within 2 weeks of your appointment and no vaccines within 4 weeks of your appointment.