PDO Threads Pre + Post Care Instructions

TREATMENT TIME: 15-30 Minutes
ANESTHETIC: Topical Numbing and/or Vibrating T-Bar
RECOVERY TIME: Swelling/bruising/tenderness can last 1-2+ weeks
NOTICEABLE RESULTS: Results are gradual and subtle. Results can be immediate or gradually develop up to 3 months from treatment, with multiple sessions.
NUMBER OF TREATMENTS NEEDED: This will depend on your consultation with your provider. Typically 3-4 treatments.


Avoid blood thinners such as aspirin, ibuprofen, Motrin, Aleve, naproxen, fish oils, or gingko biloba, with approval from your prescribing physician.

Plan procedures 2-3 weeks before important events.

Oral Arnica is optional prior to treatment to 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, breastfeeding, or leaving town within 24 hours.


Avoid strenuous activity, sauna use, hot tubs, or other high heat activities for 48 hours.

You may apply ice to the treated area 15 minutes per hour to alleviate mild swelling or bruising.

Avoid applying make-up for 24 hours. Allow us to apply medical-grade products for you post-treatment at the beauty bar to leave polished.

Experiencing slight discomfort in the first two weeks after treatment is normal; it will gradually subside.

Avoid getting any dental treatment for two weeks after getting threads.

Puckering or bumps near the thread location can occur and will resolve with time.

Please notify the office if you have any concerns about worsening pain.

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