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Pre & Post Care – Radiesse

Conveniently located to serve Connecticut, New York & New Jersey

Pre And Post-Care Treatment Instructions for Optimal Results

NOT RECOMMENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING PATIENTS:

Greenwich Med Spa

✔ Pregnant or breastfeeding women.

✔ Those with active disease states, a hemorrhagic disorder, or are on anticoagulant treatments.

✔ Patients with diabetes, or uncontrolled autoimmune diseases

✔ Patients with a history of cold sores should notify the clinician before treatment so preventative medicine can be prescribed to avoid outbreak after procedure.

✔ Someone experiencing an active or local skin disease that may alter wound healing or someone who has an autoimmune disease.

✔ Patients who have had a Covid-19, flu shot, or other vaccines within 2 weeks

PRE-TREATMENT PREP

2 weeks prior to treatment

✔ Avoid all vaccines for 2 weeks before and after filler to avoid unwanted swelling or reactions.

✔ Avoid Dental Work (inclusive of cleanings) for 2 weeks before and after filler to avoid increased infection risk

7 days prior to treatment

✔ To combat bruising, avoid blood thinning over-the-counter medications such as Aspirin, Advil, Motrin, Ibuprofen and Aleve. Also avoid herbal supplements such as St. John’s Wort, Omega-3 capsules, antihistamines, cold and cough remedies or high doses of Vitamin E supplements.

72 hours prior to treatment

✔ Discontinue the use of skincare containing tretinoin, retinoids, alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA), beta-hydroxy acids (BHA), benzoyl peroxide, or any exfoliating agents.

24 hours prior to treatment

✔ Avoid alcohol, especially red wine as it can increase bruising.

✔ For patients prone to cold sores, an anti-viral medication must be taken 24 hours prior to treatment.

POST-TREATMENT CARE

What to expect:

✔ There can be temporary redness at the injection site. This will usually resolve within 3 days.

✔ Swelling is common and can last for up to 2 weeks.

✔ You can apply a cool compress or ice pack for 15 mins each hour to reduce swelling.

✔ Any lumps should not be massaged in the first 72 hours as this is most likely swelling, and can last up to 2 weeks post injections.

What to avoid:

✔ Avoid touching the treated area within 6 hours of your treatment, after which the treatment area can be gently washed with soap and water.

✔ Until redness and swelling have gone down, avoid exposure to intense heat (sunlamps/sunbathing).

✔ Avoid alcohol for 24 hours.

✔ Avoid strenuous exercise for 48 hours, this is to avoid increased swelling/water retention in area of injections

✔ Avoid makeup for 24 hours

✔ No vaccines or major dental work for a minimum of 2 weeks after your treatment.

✔ Avoid facials, facial massage, facial cleansing devices for two weeks after treatment.

✔ Avoid flying in an airplane for at least 72 hrs. The increase in pressure can cause severe swelling and discomfort.

✔ Avoid extensive sun or heat for 72hrs (sauna,hot tub)

Call the office immediately if you experience the following:
• If lumps are present after 2 weeks
• Have discolored blotches in areas not injected
• Have blanching of injected areas
• Notice the area appears red and/or hot to touch
• Have severe or increasing pain

WE RECOMMEND:

Radiesse Face every 6-9 months to maintain results, Radiesse Buttocks is 2-3 treatments 6-8 weeks apart, and maintenance every 12-24 months

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call our office at 203-637-0662.