Dermal Filler-FAQ

Dermal Fillers are used to restore structure and volume in the face where wrinkles or deep lines maybe present

Lips are a common area for fillers to add volume and definition for a fuller natural lip.

Deep laugh lines are a common concern for clients looking for a more symmetrical and youthful appearance

Filler show an immediate result but final results show in one week due to a reduction in the immediate swelling with injection sites

Clients Who Are Not A Filler Candidate

  • Allergy to Eggs

  • Currently on Antibiotics- must be one week from last dose

  • Serious preexisting medical condition

  • Pregnancy or breastfeeding

  • Blood donors cannot donate for 3 months after injections

  • Patients taking Aspirin, NSAIDs, or anticoagulants should stop one week prior to treatment with physician approval

What To Do Before Your Filler Appointment

  • Avoid Anti-inflammatory medications for 1 week 

  • Avoid heavy drinking for 72 hours before

  • Avoid salty and garlicy food to minimize swelling & bruising 

  • Avoid strenough exercise the day before & of to relax the facial muscle

  • Avoid makeup the day of and use a gentle cleanser

Filler After Care

  • Stay up right for at least 4 hours

  • Do not sleep with face on pillow for 1 night

  • Do not massage or scratch the injection site

  • Avoid excessive alcohol for 24 hours before and after treatment

  • Do not touch or rub the treated area for at least 24 hours

  • Avoid hot saunas and hot tubs for 48 hours 

  • Avoid make up and other facial treatments for 24 hours

  • Avoid strenuous exercise for 24 hours

Botox-FAQ

Botox may start showing results in 24-48 hours with full results noticed by 14 days after treatment.

-Botox is recommended every 3-5 months for touch up units.

 

-Typical units are 10 units per decade old (Example: 40 years old around 40 units)

Botox Units By Area

Typical units vary by area and client

-FROW LINES (11'S) --- 20-24 units

-FOREHEAD --- 8-16 units

-CROWS FEET -- 16-28 units

-BUNNY LINES (Nose) -- 4-12 units

-BROW LIFT -- 4-10 units

-LIP FLIP -- 8-10 Units

-CHIN -- 4-8 Units

-MASSETERS -- 20-60 Units

Clients who are not a Botox Candidate

-Allergy to Eggs

-Generalized muscle strength impairment

-Currently on Antibiotics-must be one week from last dose

-Clients planning Lasik Surgery in the following 1-3 months

-Infections of the eye lids or other areas of injection

-Serious preexisting medical condition

-Pregnancy or breastfeeding

-Blood donors cannot donate for 3 months after botox injections

-Patients taking Aspirin, NSAIDs, or anticoagulants should stop one week prior to treatment with physician approval

What to do before Botox

-Avoid Anti-inflammatory medications for 1 week

-Avoid heavy drinking for 72 hours before

-Avoid salty and garlicy food to minimize swelling & bruising

-Avoid strenough exercise the day before & of to relax the facial muscles.

-Avoid makeup the day of and use a gentle cleanser

Botox After Care

-Stay up right for at least 4 hours

-Do not sleep with face on pillow for 1 night

-Do not massage or scratch the injection site

-Avoid excessive alcohol for 24 hours before and after treatment

-Do not touch or rub the treated area for at least 24 hours

-Avoid hot saunas and hot tubs for 48 hours

-Avoid direct sunlight and always wear SPF

-Avoid make up and other facial treatments for 24 hours

-avoid strenous exercise for 24 hours

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