RECOVERY TIME: Mild redness and swelling will gradually go down over the next 1-2 days depending on the patient. Patients often require no downtime.
NOTICEABLE RESULTS: Volume noticeable immediately. Gradually subtle/natural results can be seen up to 2-6 months after treatment.
NUMBER OF TREATMENTS NEEDED:The average person needs 3-4 initial treatments, at 4-8 weeks apart, with ongoing maintenance over time.
PRE CARE INSTRUCTIONS
If approved by your primary care provider, avoid all blood thinners one week before having your injections. This may include Ibuprofen, Aspirin, Aleve, Motrin, Vitamin E, Fish Oil, Garlic, Ginseng, St. John’s Wort, Ginkgo Biloba, and Primrose oil.
Avoid alcohol 1-2 days prior to treatment to lessen the chances of bruising.
Prepare for bruising and swelling as they are always a possibility.
Plan procedures 2-3 weeks before important events/photos.
No dental work 2 weeks prior to your treatment.
Oral arnica is optional prior to treatment to help minimize bruising.
If possible, come to your appointment with a clean face, free of make-up.
We will not treat you if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! Drink at least 64 oz of water and eat a good snack before coming to prepare for the blood draw.
To lessen your chance of irritation & redness, pause the use of Retinol & exfoliating acids 3 days before your treatment & for 3 days after.
POST CARE INSTRUCTIONS
Do not massage the treatment area.
Keep your head above your heart for 4 hours.
Do not exercise for 24-48 hours.
Continue to avoid Aspirin for 2 weeks post-procedure (do NOT stop taking any prescribed anticoagulants for this procedure unless cleared by your prescribing practitioner).
If you are having pain or soreness, it is okay to take Tylenol (Acetaminophen) as directed per package recommendations.
Avoid hot baths, saunas, and steam rooms for 2 days.
Don't worry, the swelling will come down and the bruising will subside.
The treated area may look asymmetrical or uneven (especially in the tear troughs or lips) for up to 10 days following the procedure, this is normal.
The treated area may feel firm when touched, this is normal.
Call the office immediately if the areas treated become red or hot to the touch days after treatment.
Call the office as soon as possible if patchy, red, or hot patches appear in the treatment area or around the treatment area, if you have severe or increasing pain, or if the area becomes red or hot to the touch after the procedure.
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