Pre-Treatment Instructions for Dermal Fillers

A few simple guidelines before your treatment can make a difference between a good result and a fantastic one.

If you have a history of Labial herpes (cold sores) you must be treated up to 2 days prior and 8 days after treatment with Valtrex 500mg BID (twice a day) or Zovirax 400mg TID (three times a day) as directed by your physician.

If you develop a cold sore, blemish, rash, etc. prior to your appointment you must reschedule.

If you have a special event or vacation coming up, please schedule your treatment at least 2 weeks in advance.

NO Aspirin, Motrin, Gingko Biloba, Garlic, Flax Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Fish Oil, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, or any other essential fatty acids at least 3 days to 1 week before and after treatment.

Discontinue Retin-A two (2) days before and two (2) days after treatment.

AVOID: Alcohol, caffeine, Niacin supplement, high-sodium foods, high sugar foods, refined carbohydrates (you may eat fruit), spicy foods, and cigarettes 24-48 hours before and after your treatment.