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dermal filler

Pre-Treatment Care

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1. Discontinue the following 3-5 days prior to treatment:

Aspirin

Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil, Aleve)

Omega 3 Fatty Acids (Fish Oil)

Vitamin E

Ginger

Ginkgo Biloba

Ginseng

Garlic

Alcohol

Green Tea

2. If you are using prescription aspirin or blood thinners, do not discontinue use unless permitted by your physician. 

3. If you have history of cold sores, consult your physician regarding pre-care instructions.

4. Avoid dental work for at least 2 weeks prior to your treatment.

5. Due to potential for bruising and swelling, this treatment is not recommended if you have an important event within 2 weeks of injection.

Post-Treatment Care

  • Swelling, redness and bruising can occur.

  • Herbal supplements such as Arnica and cold compresses/ice packs may be used to decrease bruising and swelling.

  • Consumption or Aspirin, Ibuprofen or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs & alcohol for the first 24 hours after your treatment. It may result in bruising.

  • Do NOT touch, rub, or manipulate areas of injection, unless instructed by your cosmetic injector.

  • Avoid strenuous exercise and extreme sports for 2-3 days. 

  • Avoid extremes of hot and cold (sun exposure, sauna, hot yoga, tanning beds, and temperatures below -15 degrees C) for 2-3 days. 

  • Avoid sleeping on the treated area for the first 3-5 nights.

  • Avoid makeup application for at least 24 hours. 

  • Avoid air travel after treatment for at least 72 hours.

  • Avoid facials and massages that require pressure to be applied to the treated area for 2 weeks. 

  • Avoid laser skin treatments for 1 month & chemical peels for 2 weeks. 

  • Avoid dental work for at least 2 weeks after your treatment.

  • You may use daily facial products after your treatment, however be careful not to apply firm pressure during application. Discontinue use of retinol products for 2-3 days. 

IF YOU EXPERIENCE SIGNIFICANT SWELLING OR DISCOLOURATION (ASIDE FROM BRUISING), ALONG WITH WORSENING PAIN POST TREATMENT, PLEASE CONTACT JASMIN IMMEDIATLEY AT 403-969-7632

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