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How to prepare yourself for a non-invasive aesthetic treatment

Most non-invasive aesthetic treatment take a couple of minutes and have minimal downtime, but this doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have prior preparation before having them done.

It is not a “must,” but for sure will make a difference in the outcome.

Botox, dermal filler, chemical peelings, laser treatments, CoolSculpting, and micro needling are just some of the few non-invasive therapies we have on the market now.

When undergoing aesthetic treatment like injectables on the face area, some people tend to bruise and have swelling; therefore, a little help prevents this is not a bad idea.

A few factors like medications taken, anatomical site of the treatment, products, instruments used, techniques, and anatomy knowledge of the person performing the treatment can affect the result and increase or decrease the swelling, chances of cruises of pain from the procedure. 

Before your appointment, you can consider the following recommendations:

  1. Avoid blood thinners: During the two weeks before your injectable treatment, avoid products and medications that can make your blood thinner, like fish oil, aspirin, or ibuprofen. It is essential that if you are on a specific medication prescribed by a physician, you must keep using it unless your physician tells you the opposite.
  2. Take arnica: You can take arnica tablets a week before your treatment; they have anti-inflammatory properties and are helpful to prevent bruises, especially if you will have dermal fillers. 
  3. Avoid Alcohol at least 24-48 hours.

But this is not all; for better results, we also have a few simple tips you can follow after your treatment:

  1. Do not exercise 24 hours after your treatment. If you injected botox or dermal filler on your face, this is a must. Exercising can increase circulation in the area and can cause unwanted results. 
  2. Avoid sleeping on your face, and apply ice regularly on the treated area.
  3. Apply topical arnica gel on the are for the following week.
  4. Continue taking an herbal anti-inflammatory.

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