Patient aftercare instructions

Tox


  • Do Not massage or otherwise manipulate the area injected
  • Use Tylenol as needed for any soreness.
  • Avoid applying makeup for 30 minutes.
  • Avoid exercise for 24 hours.
  • Keep your head elevated for the next 4 hours.
  • Avoid getting a facial, massage, or any other activity where you are laying face down or having pressure applied to your face for 2 days.
  • Avoid Aspirin or anti-inflammatory medications for the first 2 days if possible
  • Avoid Alcohol (especially red wine) for the first 2 days for bruising purposes.
  • Results can take up to 2 weeks to take effect.
  • Make an appointment for a check-up in 2 weeks if needed




Dermal Fillers


  • Do Not massage or otherwise manipulate the area injected unless directed by the provider.
  • Use Tylenol as needed for any soreness.
  • A topical cold pack should be applied for 20 minutes on and off for two days, for optimal results.
  • Avoid too much pressure when applying.
  • Avoid extensive sun exposure, hot showers, and heat for 2 days.
  • Avoid applying makeup for 24 hours.
  • Avoid strenuous exercise for 2 days.
  • Avoid dental work and cleanings for 2 weeks
  • Avoid sleeping on your stomach for 2 weeks.
  • Avoid vaccines for 2 weeks.
  • Sleep elevated for 2-3 days to decrease swelling. Recommend on your back and using 2-3 pillows
  • Avoid getting a massage or any other activity where you are lying face down for 2 weeks.
  • Aspirin or anti-inflammatory medication use can be resumed 2 days post-injection.
  • Avoid Alcohol (especially red wine) for the first 2 days.
  • Over time the injected area will feel softer, more like your own tissue.
  • Make an appointment for a check-up in 2-4 weeks if needed.




Sculptra


  • Massage (as shown by practitioner) 5 times per day, for 5 minutes for 5 days.
  • Take an Amino Acid or protein supplement daily.
  • Begin 1,000mg of Vitamin C. If kidney and liver functions are normal (half can come from your diet)
  • A topical cold pack should be applied for 20 minutes on and off for two days
  • Avoid extensive sun exposure for 2 days
  • Avoid strenuous exercise for 3 days
  • Anti-inflammatory medication use can be resumed 2 days post-injection.
  • Sleep elevated for 2-3 days to decrease swelling
  • Make a follow-up appointment in 6 weeks as needed




Sculptra BBL


  • Massage (as shown by practitioner) 5 times per day, for 5 minutes for 5 days.
  • Take an Amino Acid or protein supplement daily.
  • Begin 1,000mg of Vitamin C. If kidney and liver functions are normal (half can come from your diet)
  • A topical cold pack should be applied for 20 minutes on and off for two days
  • Avoid extensive sun exposure for 2 days
  • Avoid strenuous exercise for 3 days
  • Avoid taking baths, submerging in fresh or saltwater, lakes, pools, or hot tubs for 1-week post-treatment
  • Recommend doing 20 squats a day
  • Make a follow-up appointment in 6 weeks