What should I prepare for skin booster injection?

How to be ready for skin booster procedures

Prior to the procedure

If possible, cease taking any medications seven days before the procedure that might raise your risk of bleeding, such as aspirin, fish oil, and ibuprofen. If taking medicine has been prescribed for you for a medical reason, don’t quit. Please talk to Dr. Kara, who can provide suggestions.

For two days before to the treatment, avoid utilising “active skincare” products like Retinol and AHA/BHAs.

Avoid strenuous activity 24 hours before your consultation.

Avoid drinking heavily 24 hours before.

Today’s advice

Arrive without makeup.

One hour before your appointment, take a non-drowsy antihistamine and paracetamol.

For your procedure, please come on time. If you are more than 5 minutes late for your appointment, I may need to reschedule it and your deposit could be lost. You’ll have to get there by yourself.

When you arrive, send me a message, and I’ll come out to greet you. Please don’t rap on the door.

What occurs during your treatment

consent and taking of photographs. A cream will be used to numb the region, which will then be cleansed. In the chosen location, many injections will be administered. The duration of the procedure will be between 30 and 60 minutes. Following the procedure, a leaflet detailing aftercare will be issued.

after-procedure guidance

It is advised that you refrain from touching the region for at least 6 hours and preferably 12 hours.

Over the following 24 hours, take as needed with frequent paracetamol. Ibuprofen should be avoided since it may promote bleeding

Avoid drinking heavily for 24 hours after surgery to reduce bruising

For around 24 hours, avoid wearing makeup.

Avoid strenuous activity 24 hours after therapy.

For three days after the surgery, avoid resuming “active skincare” products like Retinol and AHA/BHAs.

For 14 days, stay away from facials, sunbathing, chemical peels, and laser resurfacing.

Avoid being exposed to UV rays and excessive heat for two weeks, such as in saunas, steam rooms, and sunbeds.

Avoid being exposed to excessive cold, including using ice packs on your skin. To ease any pain or swelling, if required, you might apply a cold compress to the affected region.

Vitamin K oxide lotion or arnica tablets/gel may be used to assist minimise bruising.

Please refrain from drinking anything hot or cold after receiving a local nerve infiltration injection until your sensibility has returned to normal. Additionally, you must exercise caution while eating to avoid the possibility of biting your lip.

You may gently massage the implantation region to help smooth out any lumpiness you may feel there. Additionally, until the wound has completely healed, you should refrain from any face massages or skin resurfacing.

Typical anticipated side effects

Although the aforementioned techniques should assist to minimise this, the following negative consequences should be anticipated:

  • Bruising
  • Swelling
  • Redness
  • Tightness
  • Itchiness
  • Discomfort

These side effects may last for one to fourteen days. This means give yourself plenty of time to heal before any major occasions, such as a wedding or birthday. Paracetamol should be sufficient to relieve your pain. If not, or if your symptoms start to become worse, please call the clinic right away for guidance, even if it’s after business hours. An emergency phone number will be provided to you in this situation.

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