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What should I do before my appointment

Please arrive with a clean face. Please do not wear makeup to your appointment.

Pre-treatment instruction

Pre-Chemical Peel

Avoid sun exposure and the following products & procedures at least 1 week prior your treatment:  Electrolysis, waxing, depilatory creams,  laser hair removal, any exfoliating products, any products that may be drying or irritating, including products containing salicylic acid, alpha hydroxy acids, vitamin c, hydroquinone, retinoids, and prescription medications or shaving the area to be treated. 

You are not a candidate if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Pre- Neurotoxin ( Botox, Xeomin, Dysport) 

Avoid NSAIDs such as Aspirin, Motrin, Ibuprofen, Aleve, Naproxen, Advil, Ginko Biloba, Garlic Supplements, Green Tea, Flax Oil, Cod Liver Oil,  St. John’s Wort, 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. If your are taking any medications prescribed by your doctor or healthcare provider such as coumadin, please consult with your provider.

Avoid drinking alcoholic beverages 24 hours before (or after) your treatment to avoid extra bruising.  You may take Arnica, which reduces risk of bruising. Take tablets 2-3 days prior to your injection.

Do not apply products that are potentially irritating for 2 -3 days before and after treatment (examples- tretinoin/retin-a, glycolic acid, benzoyl peroxide, hydroquinone) - Inform your provider if you have a history of cold sores to receive advice on antiviral therapy prior to treatment - Do not use the above stated if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, are allergic to any of its ingredients, or have a history of neurologic disorders. Please inform your provider if you have any questions about this prior to the treatment

You are not a candidate if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Pre-Hair Mesotherapy

Avoid NSAIDs such as Aspirin, Motrin, Ibuprofen, Aleve, Naproxen, Advil, Ginko Biloba,  St. John’s Wort, 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. If your are taking any medications prescribed by your doctor or healthcare provider such as coumadin, please consult with your provider.

Avoid drinking alcoholic beverages 24 hours before your treatment to avoid extra bruising.  You may take Arnica, which reduces risk of bruising. Take tablets 2-3 days prior to your injection.

Try to limit caffeine intake in the 24 hours before your treatment.

 

If you take any prescribed stimulants, do not take them on the day of treatment.

 

The day before and the day of your treatment, wash the area to be treated with antibacterial  foam soap provided.

 

Do not use any lotions, creams, bath oils, or sprays on the areas to be treated.

 

Reschedule your appointment at least 24 hours in advance if you have a rash, cold sore or blemish on the area.​

 

If you have a history of cold sores please let your provider know, as you may need to be started on an anti-viral medication prior to treatment.

You are not a candidate if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Pre-Micronneedling with/without PRP

Ask your primary care provider if you can stop taking medication recommended to be avoided prior to procedures and ask

bout an alternative that will not affect your collagen induction therapy treatment.

Avoid NSAIDs such as Aspirin, Motrin, Ibuprofen, Aleve, Naproxen, Advil, Ginko Biloba,  St. John’s Wort, 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. If your are taking any medications prescribed by your doctor or healthcare provider such as coumadin, please consult with your provider.

Avoid drinking alcoholic beverages 24 hours before (or after) your treatment to avoid extra bruising.  You may take Arnica, which reduces risk of bruising. Take tablets 2-3 days prior to your injection.

 

You should not take Accutane within six months of starting treatment.

You should also avoid other medications, such as most other topical acne medications that include retinoids. Furthermore, do not take oral vitamin A1 (retinol) supplements.

 

You should not take Accutane within six months of starting treatment.

You should also avoid other medications, such as most other topical acne medications that include retinoids. Furthermore, do not take oral vitamin A1 (retinol) supplements.

Reschedule your appointment at least 24 hours in advance if you have a rash, cold sore or blemish on the area.​

 

If you have a history of cold sores please let your provider know, as you may need to be started on an anti-viral medication prior to treatment.

You are not a candidate if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.