Post Care Instructions

Post care instructions for Botulinum Toxin Type A

Do NOT rub or touch the treated area until the next morning. This includes not having any facial treatments, laser or massage. This is to help avoid any complications.

It is recommended you do NOT lie down for the next 4-6 hours as you many inadvertently rub the treated areas. For the same reason you should not do strenuous exercise for the day of treatment.

Also, avoid any exposure to any heat treatments such as sauna, hot tub or tanning for 48 hours as it will make your treatment less effective.

Paracetamol is recommended for any headaches or pain. Try to avoid medicines such as ibuprofen (Nurofen) or diclofenac (Voltaren) for the next 24 hours.

There is a small risk of bruising. If this occurs do not worry, it will only be temporary, is generally minor and can easily be covered up with makeup. Arnica tablets or hirudoid cream helps reduce bruising time if it is of concern.

Your treatment will take 4-7 days to start working. It may take 2 full weeks to see the final result. If, after 2 weeks, you feel that you still have more muscle movement than you would like, then this can be adjusted at your post injection assessment.

Post care instructions for Dermal Fillers

Do NOT rub or touch the treated area until the next morning.

Do NOT consume alcohol for 24 hours after treatment.

Try to avoid lying down or strenuous exercise for 6 hours after treatment.

No facials or facedown massages for 2 weeks following treatment.

It is recommended to avoid extended exposure to sun or UV light and extended exposure to extreme hot or cold temperatures including hot drinks (if your lips have been treated) 2 weeks.

It is recommended not to apply make up to the treatment area for 12 hours after the injection.

There will be some swelling and bruising, however do not worry as it will only be temporary and can easily be covered up with makeup (after 12 hours). Arnica tablets or hirudoid cream can help if it is of major concern.

You may feel lumps for up to 2 weeks after treatment, as your body adjusts to the new volume. You may after 48 hours, massage these out gently. If you feel any pain, feel hot, become a mottled white colour at the sight of the injection, or have a large bruise you need to contact Elise Fox immediately on 0407 993 939.