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DERMAL FILLER
PRE PROCEDURE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Schedule your injection at a time when minor swelling or bruising will not disrupt your social obligations. This treatment is not recommended if you have an important event within 2 weeks of injection .

  • Avoid taking aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as Ibuprofen, Advil®, Motrin®, Nuprin®, Aleve®, Celebrex®, Fish oil, Ginko Biloba, St. John’s Wort, and high doses of vitamin E for 7-10 days before the procedure, as these may cause increase risk of bleeding and bruising at the treated site(s). Regular multi-vitamin and Tylenol® are permitted (If not contraindicated).

  • Avoid alcoholic beverages for 24 hours before the procedure as this can increase the risk for bleeding and bruising at the treated site(s).

  • Always inform your doctor of all medications and your medical history, including supplements you may be taking.

  • If you are currently taking anti-coagulation medications, discuss the use of these medications with your healthcare provider before your treatment.

  • If you have any history of Herpes Simplex (cold sores) on your face, inform the doctor one week before your appointment; this will allow adequate time to prescribe a medication to prevent an outbreak. Cancel your appointment if you have active infection.

  • Any injection introduces the risk of infection. For this reason, in the past 30 days, if any apply: any active infection, surgical procedures, tattoos, or immunosuppressive will delay your appointment.

  • Eat a small meal or a snack before your appointment.

DERMAL FILLER
POST PROCEDURE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Swelling, bruising, tenderness, numbness, and areas of firm nodules may occur.

  • Ice packs may be used on the treated area during the first 12 hours. Ice for 15 minutes every hour.

  • For pain/discomfort, use cool packs and over-the-counter analgesics (Acetaminophen, Tylenol).

  • If you experience bruising, Arnica Montana natural supplement can be taken to help bruising resolve at a faster rate; take 5 tablets three times per day (this can be started one week before injections).

  • If experiencing swelling, sleep with head elevated for 2-3 days to decrease swelling.

  • Avoid sleeping on your side or stomach for 24 hours post-treatment to prevent dispersing the product. We recommend you sleep elevated on your back and use pillows to stabilize yourself.

  • Avoid vigorous scrubs, exfoliation, or facial treatment in the area of treatment for 72 hours. The area can then be gently washed with a cleanser and water.

  • Avoid manipulation of the area following the injection unless specifically instructed otherwise by your healthcare practitioner.

  • Cosmetic fillers are long-lasting but not permanent. Longevity depends on the areas treated and your body’s metabolism.

  • If you have concerns, call our office immediately at 832-779-7721 to speak with a provider. After hours, you can leave a text, and a provider will contact you.

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