Dermal Filler

Pre-Procedure

 
You are required to attend your appointment with NO skin makeup up or remove it once you arrive. (Eye makeup is fine)

Major dental work cannot be preformed for at least 2 weeks prior to your dermal filler appointment and ALL dental work (including cleanings) must be avoided for 2 weeks after.

If you are anxious about your procedure, please talk to your healthcare professional who will preform your procedure.  Our practitioners are high experienced and may have suggestions that will help.

Avoid Asprin, Ibuprofen, Advil, St. John’s Wort, oral Vitamin E, Ginko, garlic, and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) in the 3 days prior to your treatment as they may promote the risk of bruising sand bleeding in the injections area.

If you are currently taking anti-coagulation medications (Warfarin, Coumadin, Heparin, Lovenox, Enoxaparin, Lepirudin, Refudan, Ticopidine Ticlid, Clopidogrel, Plavix, Tirofiban, Aggrasat, Eptifibatide, Intergrilin), discuss the use of these medicatons with your healthcsare provider prior to your treatment.  You may not be a candidate for treatment with cosmetic dermal filler.

If you are prone to cold sores (oral herpes simplex), take your medications (Famvir, Famciclovir, Valtrex, Valacyclovir, Acyclovir) as prescribed 12 hour prior to your treatment.

 
Post-Treatment

The area can be gently washed with a cleanser and water.  Avoid vigorous facial treatments such as scrubs for 72 hours after the treatment.

Avoid touching the area and applying makeup for at least 12 hours after treatment to avoid introducing bacteria into the areas that were injected.

Avoid microdermabrasion or other skin treatments for 2 weeks after cosmetic dermal fillers.

Avoid prolonged exposure to direct sunlight or UV/tanning beds for 72 hours after procedure.

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

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

If signs and symptoms of a complication develop, or if you develop a fever, unusual pain, extensive bruise, unusual swelling or warmth of the treated area please contact our office immediately.