Post Care Instructions

Kybella

Before:

  • 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.

After:

  • Avoid massaging or manipulating the area injected.

  • 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 Alcohol (especially red wine) for the first 2 days.

  • Avoid applying makeup for 24 hours.

  • Avoid strenuous exercise for 2 days.

  • Sleep elevated for 2-3 days to decrease swelling. Recommend sleeping on your back and using 2-3 pillows. (if face was treated)

  • Avoid getting a massage or any other activity where you are lying face down for 2 weeks. (if face was treated)

  • Aspirin or anti-inflammatory medication use can be resumed 2 days post-injection.

  • Make an appointment for another session or follow-up in 4-6 weeks if needed
     

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