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Post Care Instructions

 Dermal Fillers


  • Avoid the use of Aspirin, NSAIDS, Gingko Biloba, Garlic Supplements, Green Tea, Flax Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Vitamins A and E, and essential fatty acids for up to 1 week pre and post injection as they will increase your risk of bruising. 

  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages 24 hours before your treatment to avoid extra bruising.

  • You may take Arnica tablets 2-3 days prior to your injection to reduce the risk of bruising.

  • Inform your provider if you have a history of cold sores to receive advice on antiviral therapy prior to treatment.


  • Do not massage or manipulate the area injected unless directed. 

  • Avoid Aspirin or NSAIDS for the first 2 days. 

  • Use Tylenol for any soreness. 

  • Avoid alcohol for the first 24 hours to prevent bruising. (especially red wine)

  • Use Arnica tabs and/or topical Arnica to naturally treat pain, swelling and bruising. 

  • Bruising and swelling may take up to 2 weeks to resolve. 

  • Avoid applying makeup for 24 hours. 

  • Sleep elevated and on your back for 2-3 days. 

  • Avoid strenuous exercise for 2 days. 

  • Avoid facials, massages, or any other activity where you are lying face down for 2 weeks.




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