Post-Care

If you experience any healing concerns, such as bruises traveling from one area to another, changes in skin texture, excessive pain, excessive peeling or dryness of the lips, numbness, or blue or white discoloration of the skin, please contact us immediately at (610) 393-1253. If it is after hours, please make sure to leave us a message and we will follow-up within 24 hours.

If you believe you are having a medical emergency, please call 911.

General Post Care Policies

Medications

Avoid all medications / supplements / foods / alcohol (unless medically necessary) that were listed in the

Pre-Care
  • Advil, Ibuprofen, and Motrin
  • Almonds/Almond milk
  • Fish oil
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Green Tea
  • Salmon
  • Sushi
  • Workout supplements & other supplements

Policies until swelling and bruising has healed.

Exercise

Avoid exercise until swelling/bruising has healed to prevent increasing circulation and prolonging the healing process.

Pain Relief

If you experience a need for pain relief, please use Tylenol (unless it is contraindicated to a condition you have or medication you are taking).

Bruising/Swelling

If you experience bruising/swelling, take Arnica until it subsides. Always follow the instructions on the label and do not take it if it is contraindicated with any of your medications/medical conditions (such as high blood pressure).

Neurotoxins

For forehead injections, please allow 3 weeks before evaluating results. At 3 weeks, take photos to share with your provider at your next appointment. In your photos, be sure to include the following facial expressions: (1) straight face, (2) big smile, (3) raised eyebrows, and (4) furrowed eyebrows.

For masseter injections, please allow 6-8 weeks before evaluating results.

hours

24

First 24 hours after treatment

  • Avoid exercising
  • Do not wear any hats or headbands
  • Do not lie down or bend over with your head down within 3 hours following your treatment (ex: squat instead of bending over at the waist)
  • If there is bruising at the injection site, ice the area(s) in 10-minute intervals as much as possible (10 minutes on, 10 minutes off).
  • Do not apply ice packs directly to the skin.
weeks

2

For two weeks after treatment

  • Avoid facials, massages, exfoliating, Clarisonic Devices, and lash/brow appointments.
bruising healed

Until bruising has healed

  • Avoid tanning or prolonged exposure to sunlight as this can cause hyperpigmentation.
  • Continue to avoid exercising until bruising has healed to avoid increasing circulation and prolonging the healing process.

Dermal Fillers

hours

24

First 24 hours after treatment

  • Ice the area(s) in 10-minute intervals as much as possible (10 minutes on, 10 minutes off).
  • Do not apply ice packs directly on the skin.
  • Sleep on your back with your head elevated.
  • Avoid makeup (Oxygenetix is the only make-up safe to use post-procedure and is sold in our office)
weeks

2

For two weeks after treatment

  • Avoid facials, massages, exfoliating, and Clarisonic Devices.

Lip Filler

  • Avoid dental appointments and teeth whitening for at least 2 weeks post-procedure.
  • Avoid kissing/intimate oral actions and smoking/vaping/hookah.
  • Avoid pursing of the lips, which includes using straws or water bottles (wide-brimmed mugs or plastic cups are best).
  • Carefully review the above as all of these actions will increase the potential for creasing and/or lumping.

Nose Filler

  • Avoid wearing glasses that rest against the bridge of the nose.
  • Avoid wearing any tight-fitting masks. Please use an equally safe alternative if use of a mask is required.

Temple Filler

  • After bruising has subsided, apply firm pressure to blend the area in for the first two weeks

Cheek/Jawline/Under Eye Filler:

  • Avoid wearing any tight-fitting masks. Please use an equally safe alternative if use of a mask is required.
bruising healed

Until bruising has healed

  • For the following days of healing, dark, matte lipstick covers bruising of the lips best!
  • Avoid tanning or prolonged exposure to sunlight as this can cause hyperpigmentation.
  • Continue to avoid exercising until bruising has healed to avoid increasing circulation and prolonging the healing process.
  • If you desire additional filler for the area treated, please allow 4 weeks between appointment times to allow for full tissue recovery.
bruising healed

After bruising has healed

  • AFTER BRUISING HAS HEALED you may press the area firmly (as firmly as you can) a few times a day if you feel that an area needs help blending in. You may use your finger or a cotton swab (Q-tip) to help knead the area. Please wait for bruising to heal before doing this.

Kybella

Expect moderate swelling to last for up to 3 weeks. Full results are not seen until 12 weeks post-procedure, and most clients require multiple treatments for desired results. If, after 12 weeks there are any questions or concerns about results, please contact us at (610) 393-1253.

hours

24

First 24 hours after treatment

  • Ice the area(s) in 10-minute intervals as much as possible (10 minutes on, 10 minutes off).
  • Do not apply ice packs directly on the skin.
  • Avoid makeup (Oxygenetix is the only make-up that is safe to use post-procedure and is sold in our office).
weeks

2

For two weeks after treatment

  • Avoid facials, massages, exfoliating, and Clarisonic Devices.
bruising healed

Until bruising has healed

  • Avoid exercising until swelling/bruising has healed to prevent increasing circulation and prolonging the healing process.
  • Avoid tanning or prolonged exposure to sunlight as this can cause hyperpigmentation.

Dissolver

When correcting filler irregularities from other offices, multiple treatments may be required for desired results.

hours

24

First 24 hours after treatment

  • Ice the area(s) in 10-minute intervals as much as possible (10 minutes on, 10 minutes off).
  • Do not apply ice packs directly on the skin.
  • Avoid makeup (Oxygenetix is the only make-up that is safe to use post-procedure and is sold in our office).
weeks

2

For two weeks after treatment

  • Avoid facials, massages, exfoliating, and Clarisonic Devices.
bruising healed

Until bruising has healed

  • Avoid exercising until swelling/bruising has healed to prevent increasing circulation and prolonging the healing process.
  • Avoid tanning or prolonged exposure to sunlight as this can cause hyperpigmentation.
  • For the following days of healing, dark, matte lipstick covers bruising of the lips best!
bruising healed

After bruising has healed

  • After bruising has subsided, please firmly massage the area a few times a day for one week.

Earn Rewards

Rewards
on Future Treatments

To earn rewards on future treatments, please create an Aspire account (for Dysport & Restylane) on their website or by downloading the ASPIRE Galderma Rewards mobile app. You may also create an Alle account (for Latisse & Kybella) at www.alle.com.

Please Note: The product selected for your treatment will ultimately be based on your provider’s expertise and we will not make a substitution for a coupon if that product is not appropriate for the treatment.

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After your treatment has fully settled, please reach out by phone (610-393-1253) or email and let us know if there is anything we can do to improve your results or experience.