Pre and Post Procedure Care – Wrinkle Reduction

Pre and Post Procedure Care – Wrinkle Reduction2018-04-16T14:57:29+00:00

Pre-Instructions for Neurotoxins (Botox, Dysport, Xeomin)

The following foods contain aspirin properties and should be decreased:

  • Apples
  • Apricots
  • Avocados
  • Blackberries
  • Cherries
  • Cucumbers
  • Currants
  • Dewberries
  • Fish
  • Garlic
  • Grapefruit
  • Green Peppers
  • Lemons
  • Nectarines
  • Potatoes
  • Prunes
  • Raisins
  • Raspberries
  • Root Beer
  • Shellfish
  • Soybeans
  • Strawberries
  • Sunflower Seeds
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Tomatoes
  • Wheat Germ Oil

Avoid the following herbs and supplements for 2 weeks prior to procedure:

  • Bilberry
  • Cayenne Pepper
  • Dong Quai Kava
  • Echinacea
  • Feverfew
  • Fish Oil Caps
  • Garlic
  • Guarana
  • Kava
  • Ma Huang
  • Melatonin
  • Turmeric
  • Vitamin E
  • Ginseng
  • Hawthorne
  • Licorice Root
  • Meadowsweet
  • Niacin
  • St. John’s Wort
  • Valerian
  • Yohimbe
  • White Willow

Post Procedure Instructions:

For Wrinkle Reduction:

  • Do not rub, exercise or lay flat for 4 hours
  • Do not touch area, okay to cleanse gently at bedtime
  • A small bruise/redness may occur, should resolve in a week(Arnica may be applied)
  • Call at the 2 week mark for follow-up if needed