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Choose Location

Greenwich, CT
203-637-0662

Scarsdale, NY
914-722-6869
Westport, CT
203-557-6334
Ridgefield, CT
203-902-0425

Pre & Post Care – Vivace Plus

Conveniently located to serve Greenwich, Westport, Ridgefield, Scarsdale, Glastonbury & West Hartford areas.

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, epilepsy or bell’s palsy.

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

✔ Those who have had BOTOX within 2 weeks or dermal fillers within 6 weeks prior to treatment.

✔ Patients with pacemakers or metal implants.

✔ Patients with cold sores or keloid scarring.

PRE-TREATMENT PREP

A history of herpes or cold sores will require a course of antiviral medication before and after your treatment. Please let your treatment provider know so we can prescribe your medication.

2 weeks prior to treatment

✔ Prep skin with Alastin Regenerating Skin Nectar.

24 hours prior to treatment and arriving for your
treatment

✔ Discontinue use of products containing any of the
following:

Tretinoin, retinoids, benzoyl peroxide, glycolic/salicylic
acids, astringents and any other exfoliating agents.

✔ Please arrive on time for your appointment to numb 1 hour
prior to your treatment

AFTERCARE SKINCARE REGIMEN

To enhance and maintain results:

✔ AM routine: Cleanse skin with a gentle, soap-free cleanser, such as Arieed MD reFresh Cleanser. Apply a hyaluronic acid serum and follow with a broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30 or above.

✔ PM routine: Cleanse with a gentle, soap-free cleanser, such as Arieed MD reFresh Cleanser. Apply a hyaluronic acid serum and follow with Alastin Regenerating Nectar.

✔ You may resume your regular skin routine after day 8

POST-TREATMENT CARE

What to expect:

✔ Welts can last up to 10 days, but usually resolve within 3-5 days.

✔ Bruising, pinpoint bleeding, minor scabbing, minor break outs, swelling and/or redness may occur and will resolve over time.

✔ Do not apply anything to the skin for 24 hours after treatment. This includes makeup and products of any kind, except the serum and mask provided to you at treatment and a broadspectrum sunscreen of SPF 30 or above.

What to avoid:

✔ Avoid clothing, headbands, hats or scarves on the treated area. If clothing is to be worn over treatment area, we recommend cotton clothing that hasn’t been treated with fabric softeners or dryer sheets.

✔ Avoid the sun, heat, saunas, hot tubs and sweaty activity. This includes exercise of any kind for 24 hours.

✔ Do not pick, peel, rub or irritate your skin in any way while it is healing, as this may cause scarring.

✔ Do not apply acne products if you experience a breakout.

✔ Do not use an exfoliating cleansing device like the Clarisonic of any kind.

✔ Please apply Aquaphor if you experience any scabbing.

✔ Mineral makeup may be worn, however, we recommend leaving skin clean for this time if possible.

WE RECOMMEND: a minimum of 3 treatments for best results

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