Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! Drink at least 64 oz of water & be sure to moisturize the injection areas prior to your visit.
Take 2000 mg of Vitamin C daily before your treatment. The earlier you start. the better!
Pre treat with Amica 3 days before your treatment by dissolving 5 pellets under your tongue 3 times a day.
Avoid Omega 3s, Tumeric, Ibuprofen, Vitamin E, Ginkgo Biloba , Garlic & Aspirin for 7 days prior.
Amica can be purchased at most health food stores, including Whole Foods, or at our office.
Avoid alcoholic beverages for 4 days prior. *including red wine*
To lessen your chance of irritation & redness , pause the use of Retinol & exfoliating acids 3 days before your treatment & for 3 days after.
Massaging the area or applying pressure for 6 hours
Saunas & exercise for 6 hours
Retinol & exfoliating acids for 3 days after
Keep your head above your heart for at least 4 hours after.
Remember- results can take up to 10 days to take full effect. All good things come to those who wait!
Some patients experience mild side effects such as a headache, which typically resolve within a few days. Post injection bumps will dissipate within an hour.
If you experience:
Minor swelling: apply Amica cream & take oral Amica
Bruising: apply Auriderm & take 200 mg of Bromelain
However, if you are experiencing severe side effects such as difficulty breathing or swallowing , or intense & painful swelling at the injection site call 977 immediately & then email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please contact us immediately at if you experiencing:
Difficulty breathing or swallowing
Intense pain the treated area
Excessive swelling that is increasing with time
Skin color and/or temperature changes other than bruising (where skin is white or hot/cold)
If you aren’t sure if what you are experiencing is normal – call or email us! We are happy to help!