Pre/Post Treatment Care

Pre-Care Instructions for Botox Cosmetic Treatment:

  1. Consultation:
    • Schedule a consultation with your licensed healthcare provider to discuss your goals, medical history, and any concerns you may have.
  2. Avoid Blood Thinners:
    • Refrain from consuming blood-thinning medications or supplements, such as aspirin, ibuprofen, and fish oil, at least one week before the treatment to minimize bruising.
  3. Inform Your Provider:
    • Disclose any medications, allergies, or existing medical conditions to your healthcare provider to ensure they have a comprehensive understanding of your health.
  4. Stay Hydrated:
    • Maintain adequate hydration by drinking plenty of water in the days leading up to your treatment. Hydrated skin can enhance the effectiveness of the procedure.
  5. Avoid Alcohol:
    • Limit alcohol consumption 24 hours before the treatment to reduce the risk of bruising and swelling.
  6. Skip Makeup:
    • Arrive at your appointment with a clean face, free of makeup and skincare products.

Post-Care Instructions for Botox Cosmetic Treatment:

  1. Avoid Touching/Treating the Area:
    • Refrain from touching or applying pressure to the treated area for at least six hours after the procedure to allow the toxin to settle into the intended muscles.
  2. Stay Upright:
    • Avoid lying down or engaging in strenuous physical activities for the first few hours post-treatment to prevent the migration of the toxin to unintended areas.
  3. No Exercise:
    • Skip vigorous exercise for the remainder of the day to minimize the risk of swelling and bruising.
  4. Skip Blood Thinners:
    • Steer clear of blood-thinning medications or supplements for the next 24 hours to reduce the likelihood of bruising.
  5. Gentle Face Washing:
    • Wash your face gently and avoid massaging the treated area for the first day. Pat your face dry instead of rubbing.
  6. Avoid Heat Exposure:
    • Refrain from saunas, hot tubs, and prolonged sun exposure for at least 24 hours.
  7. No Facial Treatments:
    • Avoid facial treatments, including massages and facials, for the first week post-treatment.
  8. Follow-Up Appointment:
    • Attend any scheduled follow-up appointments as advised by your healthcare provider to ensure optimal results and address any concerns.
  9. Be Patient:
    • Results may take a few days to become noticeable. Be patient and allow the product to take full effect.
  10. Contact Your Provider:
  • If you experience any unusual or severe side effects, contact your healthcare provider promptly.

Pre-Care Instructions for Dermal Filler Treatment:

  1. Consultation:
    • Schedule a consultation with your licensed healthcare provider to discuss your aesthetic goals, medical history, and expectations.
  2. Avoid Blood Thinners:
    • Refrain from taking blood-thinning medications or supplements, such as aspirin, ibuprofen, and fish oil, at least one week before the treatment to minimize the risk of bruising.
  3. Inform Your Provider:
    • Disclose any medications, allergies, or existing medical conditions to your healthcare provider to ensure they have a comprehensive understanding of your health.
  4. Stay Hydrated:
    • Maintain good hydration by drinking plenty of water in the days leading up to your treatment. Well-hydrated skin responds better to dermal fillers.
  5. Skip Alcohol:
    • Limit alcohol consumption 24 hours before the treatment to reduce the risk of bruising and swelling.
  6. No Makeup:
    • Attend your appointment with a clean face, free of makeup and skincare products.

Post-Care Instructions for Dermal Filler Treatment:

  1. Avoid Touching/Treating the Area:
    • Refrain from touching or applying pressure to the treated area for several hours after the procedure to allow the filler to settle. Avoid firm pressure on the face for two weeks.
  2. Stay Upright:
    • Avoid lying down or engaging in strenuous physical activities for the first few hours post-treatment to prevent the migration of the filler.
  3. No Exercise:
    • Skip vigorous exercise for the remainder of the day to minimize the risk of swelling and bruising.
  4. Skip Blood Thinners:
    • Avoid blood-thinning medications or supplements for the next 24 hours to reduce the likelihood of bruising.
  5. Gentle Face Washing:
    • Wash your face gently and avoid massaging the treated area for the first day. Pat your face dry instead of rubbing.
  6. Avoid Heat Exposure:
    • Refrain from saunas, hot tubs, and prolonged sun exposure for at least 24 hours.
  7. No Facial Treatments:
    • Avoid facial treatments, including massages and facials, for the first week post-treatment.
  8. Follow-Up Appointment:
    • Attend any scheduled follow-up appointments as advised by your healthcare provider to ensure optimal results and address any concerns.
  9. Be Patient:
    • Allow time for the filler to settle and any swelling to subside. Results may take a few days to become fully apparent.
  10. Contact Your Provider:
  • If you experience any unusual or severe side effects, contact your healthcare provider promptly.

Pre-Care Instructions for Cosmetic Medical Microneedling Treatment:

  1. Consultation:
    • Schedule a thorough consultation with your licensed skincare professional to discuss your skin concerns, medical history, and expected outcomes.
  2. Avoid Sun Exposure:
    • Refrain from direct sun exposure and tanning beds for at least two weeks before the microneedling treatment. Use a broad-spectrum sunscreen when outdoors.
  3. No Retinoids or Vitamin A Products:
    • Discontinue the use of retinoids or products containing high concentrations of vitamin A for at least one week prior to the procedure.
  4. No Active Skin Infections:
    • Postpone the treatment if you have an active skin infection, cold sore, or any other skin condition in the treatment area.
  5. Inform Your Provider:
    • Disclose any medications, allergies, or existing medical conditions to your skincare professional to ensure they have a comprehensive understanding of your health.
  6. Avoid Blood Thinners:
    • Refrain from taking blood-thinning medications or supplements, such as aspirin and ibuprofen, for at least one week before the treatment to minimize the risk of bruising.

Post-Care Instructions for Cosmetic Medical Microneedling Treatment:

  1. Avoid Sun Exposure:
    • Protect your skin from direct sun exposure for at least one week after the treatment. Apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen with high SPF.
  2. Gentle Cleansing:
    • Cleanse your face with a mild, non-irritating cleanser for the first few days post-treatment. Avoid harsh or abrasive skincare products.
  3. No Makeup:
    • Avoid applying makeup for at least 24 hours after the microneedling procedure to prevent contamination of the treated skin.
  4. Hydration:
    • Keep your skin well-hydrated by using a gentle, hydrating moisturizer. This helps in the recovery process.
  5. Avoid Active Ingredients:
    • Steer clear of products containing retinoids, glycolic acid, or other active ingredients for a few days post-treatment unless advised otherwise by your skincare professional.
  6. No Scrubbing or Exfoliation:
    • Avoid scrubbing or using exfoliating products on the treated area for the first week. Let the skin heal naturally.
  7. No Swimming or Saunas:
    • Refrain from swimming in chlorinated pools or hot tubs, and avoid saunas and steam rooms for a few days after the treatment.
  8. Avoid Heavy Exercise:
    • Skip heavy exercise for at least 24 hours post-treatment to prevent excessive sweating and irritation.
  9. Follow-Up Appointments:
    • Attend any scheduled follow-up appointments as recommended by your skincare professional to assess the results and address any concerns.
  10. Be Patient:
    • Results may take time to become noticeable. Allow your skin to heal and follow the aftercare instructions diligently for optimal outcomes.

Pre-Care Instructions for a Chemical Peel:

  1. Consultation:
    • Schedule a consultation with your licensed skincare professional to discuss your skin concerns, medical history, and determine the most suitable peel for your skin type.
  2. Avoid Sun Exposure:
    • Refrain from direct sun exposure and tanning beds for at least two weeks prior to the chemical peel. Use a broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF during this period.
  3. Discontinue Retinoids:
    • Stop using retinoids or products containing high concentrations of vitamin A for at least one week before the chemical peel.
  4. No Active Skin Conditions:
    • Postpone the treatment if you have any active skin infections, cold sores, or other skin conditions in the treatment area.
  5. Inform Your Provider:
    • Disclose any medications, allergies, or existing medical conditions to your skincare professional to ensure they have a comprehensive understanding of your health.
  6. Avoid Blood Thinners:
    • Refrain from taking blood-thinning medications or supplements, such as aspirin and ibuprofen, for at least one week before the peel to reduce the risk of bruising.

Post-Care Instructions for a Chemical Peel:

  1. Sun Protection:
    • Protect your skin from direct sun exposure for at least one week after the chemical peel. Use a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a high SPF and wear a hat when outdoors.
  2. Gentle Cleansing:
    • Cleanse your face with a mild, non-irritating cleanser for the first few days post-peel. Avoid using hot water or harsh cleansers.
  3. Moisturize:
    • Keep your skin well-moisturized using a gentle, hydrating moisturizer to aid in the healing process.
  4. Avoid Peeling:
    • Do not pick, peel, or scratch the treated skin. Let the peeling occur naturally to avoid scarring or hyperpigmentation.
  5. No Makeup:
    • Avoid applying makeup for at least 24 hours after the chemical peel to prevent irritation and contamination.
  6. Avoid Active Ingredients:
    • Steer clear of skincare products containing retinoids, glycolic acid, or other active ingredients for a few days post-peel unless advised otherwise by your skincare professional.
  7. No Scrubbing or Exfoliation:
    • Avoid using abrasive scrubs or exfoliating products on the treated area for the first week. Let the skin heal naturally.
  8. Hydrate:
    • Drink plenty of water to keep your body and skin hydrated during the recovery period.
  9. Avoid Heat:
    • Refrain from activities that generate heat, such as saunas, steam rooms, and hot showers, for a few days post-peel.
  10. Follow-Up Appointments:
    • Attend any scheduled follow-up appointments as recommended by your skincare professional to assess the results and address any concerns.

Pre-Care Instructions for PDO Thread Treatment:

  1. Consultation:
    • Schedule a comprehensive consultation with your licensed healthcare provider to discuss your aesthetic goals, medical history, and expectations from PDO thread treatment.
  2. Avoid Blood Thinners:
    • Refrain from taking blood-thinning medications or supplements, such as aspirin and ibuprofen, for at least one week prior to the treatment to minimize the risk of bruising.
  3. No Alcohol:
    • Limit alcohol consumption 24 hours before the procedure to reduce the risk of bleeding and bruising.
  4. Inform Your Provider:
    • Disclose any medications, allergies, or existing medical conditions to your healthcare provider to ensure they have a comprehensive understanding of your health.
  5. Topical Anesthetic:
    • If recommended by your provider, apply a topical anesthetic as instructed before the treatment to minimize discomfort.
  6. Hydration:
    • Keep your body well-hydrated by drinking plenty of water in the days leading up to the treatment.

Post-Care Instructions for PDO Thread Treatment:

  1. No Rubbing or Firm Pressure
    • Avoid firm pressure or rubbing the treated area for at least 4 weeks to prevent infection and displacement of the threads.
  2. Gentle Cleansing:
    • Cleanse your face with a mild, non-irritating cleanser for the first few days post-treatment. Avoid vigorous scrubbing.
  3. No Makeup:
    • Refrain from applying makeup for at least 24 hours after the procedure to minimize the risk of infection.
  4. Avoid Blood Thinners:
    • Do not take blood-thinning medications or supplements for a few days after the treatment to reduce the risk of bruising.
  5. No Strenuous Exercise:
    • Skip vigorous exercise for at least 48 hours post-treatment to minimize swelling and promote proper healing.
  6. No Saunas or Hot Tubs:
    • Avoid saunas, hot tubs, and steam rooms for a few days after the treatment to prevent complications.
  7. Follow-Up Appointments:
    • Attend any scheduled follow-up appointments as recommended by your healthcare provider to assess the results and address any concerns.
  8. Be Patient:
    • Results may take up to 1 month fully manifest. Allow your body to adjust and follow the aftercare instructions diligently for optimal outcomes.
  9. Report Any Concerns:
    • If you experience excessive pain, swelling, redness, or signs of infection, contact your healthcare provider promptly.

 

Pre-Care Instructions for Skinvive:

  1. Consultation:
    • Schedule a comprehensive consultation with your licensed healthcare provider to discuss your aesthetic goals, medical history, and expectations for treatment.
  2. Avoid Blood Thinners:
    • Refrain from taking blood-thinning medications or supplements, such as aspirin and ibuprofen, for at least one week prior to the treatment to minimize the risk of bruising.
  3.  No Makeup: 
    • Attend your appointment with a clean face, free of makeup and skincare products.

Post-Care Instructions for Skinvive:

  1. Avoid Touching/Treating the Area:
    • Refrain from touching or applying pressure to the treated area for several hours after the procedure to allow the filler to settle. Avoid firm pressure on the face for two weeks.
  2. No Exercise:
    • Skip vigorous exercise for the remainder of the day to minimize the risk of swelling and bruising.
  3. Skip Blood Thinners:
    • Avoid blood-thinning medications or supplements for the next 24 hours to reduce the likelihood of bruising.
  4. Avoid Heat Exposure:
    • Refrain from saunas, hot tubs, and prolonged sun exposure for at least 24 hours.
  5. No Alcohol:
    • Limit alcohol consumption 24 hours before the procedure to reduce the risk of bleeding and bruising.
  6. Follow-Up Appointment:
    • Attend any scheduled follow-up appointments as advised by your healthcare provider to ensure optimal results and address any concerns.