Pre-Treatment Dermal Filler Instructions

• Dermal fillers must not be administered if you have had any vaccines, procedures, illnesses, or dental work in the past 2 weeks and for an additional two weeks after fillers.

• Do not use dermal fillers if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or if you suffer from any autoimmune disorders, are experiencing any cold or flu-like symptoms, or have any active inflammatory processes (cysts, pimples, rashes, hives).

• For optimal results, and to minimize the chance of bleeding or bruising, please avoid all blood-thinning medications and supplements for one week prior to your appointment. (aspirin and ibuprofen, garlic, vitamin E, ginko biloba, St. John’s Wort and omega-3/fish oil. If any supplements are ordered by a physician please check with your provider before stopping them.

• If you have a cardiovascular history, please check with your doctor prior to stopping use of aspirin. Do not drink alcoholic beverages 24 hours before or after your treatment to avoid extra bruising.

• Inform your provider if you have a history of Perioral Herpes (cold sores) to receive a prescription for antiviral therapy prior to the day of treatment.