• Swelling, redness, firmness, itching and tenderness may be present for up to two weeks. Use of cool packs may be used as needed.
  • Sleep with your head elevated to reduce the amount of swelling.
  • Do not massage or put pressure on the treated area, unless instructed by injector.
  • Wait 4 hours to apply cosmetics, moisturizer or any lotions on the area. Make sure your hands and the product are clean.
  • Avoid direct sunlight or extreme cold weather until initial swelling and/or redness has subsided.
  • Do not do heavy aerobic exercise, or do anything to raise your core body temperature or blood pressure for 24 hours.
  • The results will be immediate, but its best effects are noted after swelling has resolved.
  • Motrin or Advil, or Tylenol may be used as directed on the bottle, for any discomfort after injection.
  • Benadryl 25-50 mg, per directions on bottle, may be used for itching. Benadryl can make you sleepy. Do not drive or perform any activities accordingly.
  • Lumps, bumps or irregular, asymmetrical areas may be noted, especially once swelling has subsided. It is normal to feel these lumps and bumps, however they should not be visible.
  • Any severe swelling, itching, redness, increasing discomfort or discharge from threated area should be reported to your injector ASAP.
  • Periodic touch-ups will help sustain the desired level of correction.
  • It can take up to 2-4 weeks for swelling and any bruising to subside. If additional filler is desired in an area of previous treatment, your provider may ask you to wait until 2-4 weeks have passed.
  • Please call Kirin Johns, RN with any questions or concerns. 505-841-1816.

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