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Pre & Post Botox/Nuceiva Treatment

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Before Botox/Nuceiva Treatment: 

  • Do not consume alcohol for at least 48 hours prior to treatment (alcohol may thin the blood and increase the risk of bruising)

  • Avoid anti-inflammatory/blood thinning medications, if possible for a period of 2 weeks before treatment. Medications and supplements such as aspirin, vitamin E, ginkgo biloba, ginseng, St. John’s Wart, Omega 3/Fish Oil supplements, Ibuprofen, Motrin, Advil, Aleve and other NSAIDS have a blood thinning effect and can increase the risk of bruising and swelling after injections.

  • Schedule your Botox appointment at least 2 weeks prior to a special event, which you may be attending, such as a wedding or a vacation. Results from the Dermal Filler and Botox injections will take approximately 4 to 10 days to appear. Bruising and swelling may be apparent in that time period.

  • Discontinue Retin-A 2 days before and 2 days after treatment. Reschedule your appointment at least 24 hours in advance if you have a rash, cold sore or blemish on the area.

  • If you have a history of cold sores, please let us know as soon as you can.

  • Be sure to have a good breakfast, including food and drink before your procedure. This will decrease the chances of feeling lightheaded during your treatment.

    You are not a candidate if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

After Botox/Nuceiva Treatment:
  • Do  not touch or rub the injected areas for 4 hours after treatment.  

  • Avoid bending over or laying down for the first few hours . Avoid exercising or sweating excessively for the first 24 hours following your treatment. 

  • Avoid facial treatments i.e microneedling, microdermabrasion and/or facial massage for at least 10 days following your wrinkle relaxing treatment

  • ​Reduce your risk of bruising by avoiding Advil, or any medications that cause your blood to thin out such as Vitamin E, Aspirin, nonsteriodal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for a period of 10-14 days

  • Bruising can occur, it is normal and temporary. It should go away within a few hours of the treatment

  • It is also normal to feel a slight headache after your treatment, it does not happen often but if you do feel it, it should subside the same day or the next day. 

  • The results can show up within 5-7 days however, please wait the full 14 days for reassessment and full results. 

- Precautions -

You would not be considered a candidate for toxin if you have any of the following: 

  • Neuromuscular disorder

  • Allergy to Botulinum Toxin

  • Pregnant or Breastfeeding 

  • Allergy to Human Albumin

  • Myasthenia Gravis 

  • Currently prescribed anticoagulants(Blood thinners i.e Warfarin)  

Results 
  • Results can be noticed in as little as 5 days but does take a full 14 days for optimal results. 

  • Please wait the full 14 days to confirm whether you have achieved optimal and satisfying results

Pre & Post Teosyal Dermal Filler Treatment

Before Teosyal Dermal Filler Treatment: 

  • Do not consume alcohol for at least 48 hours prior to treatment (alcohol may thin the blood and increase the risk of bruising)

  • Avoid anti-inflammatory/blood thinning medications, if possible for a period of 2 weeks before treatment. Medications and supplements such as aspirin, vitamin E, ginkgo biloba, ginseng, St. John’s Wart, Omega 3/Fish Oil supplements, Ibuprofen, Motrin, Advil, Aleve and other NSAIDS have a blood thinning effect and can increase the risk of bruising and swelling after injections.

  • Schedule your Dermal Filler appointment at least 1 month prior to a special event, which you may be attending, such as a wedding or a vacation. Results from the Dermal Filler injections can take up to 4 weeks to show full results. Bruising and swelling may be apparent in that time period.

  • If you are prone to cold sores (Herpes Simplex 1), please let your provider know, you will require a pre and post treatment of an anti viral. This will help you avoid a cold sore from the injections. 

  • Be sure to have a good breakfast, including food and drink before your procedure. This will decrease the chances of feeling lightheaded during your treatment.

  • Please arrive to your appointment with a clean face, no make up or moisturizer. 

    You are not a candidate if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

After Teosyal Dermal Filler Treatment:
  • Within first hour after the treatment, there may be redness, bruising, swelling, tenderness, and/or itching near the injection site. This is normal and generally disappears within a few hours to a few days.

  • Within 24 hours of the treatment, avoid drinking alcohol or strenuous exercise, which may result in additional bruising. Until the swelling and redness have resolved, do not expose the area to intense heat, such a sunbathing, tanning, saunas, hot tubs, or hot wax. Also avoid
    extreme cold, such as skiing or hiking outdoors.

  • Please allow 14 days to see the full result of this treatment. All swelling typically takes a minimum of 14 to 28 days to dissipate completely. It takes up to 14 days for the water in your body to pull and connect with the Hyaluronic Acid and create total volume. 

  • Ice Packs can be applied every 10-15 minutes periodically to reduce swelling for up to 48 hours. Do not apply pressure with the ice pack.

  • You may also take pain medications, such as acetaminophen (Tylenol). However, taking Ibuprofen or Aspirin may exacerbate bruising, as they have blood-thinning properties.

  • Minimize movement of the treated area however, if there is a visible bump, you can massage the area. The product will soften into the skin naturally within a few days. 

  • The Hyaluronic Acid filler will expand and settle with lots of hydration. Make sure to drink plenty of water within the 4 weeks following treatment.