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PRP Face Rejuvenation - Pre + Post Care Instructions

PRP FACIAL REJUVENATION Pre-Care Instructions:

  • Do Not take Aspirin, unless prescribed, for at least 1 week before the procedure. For optimal results and to decrease the chance of bruising at the draw site, please avoid all non-prescribed blood thinning medications and herbal supplements for 1 week prior to your appointment. Avoid taking non-prescribed Fish oil, Aspirin, and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDS) such as Ibuprofen, Motrin and Aleve. Please notify your provider if you are taking Coumadin, Plavix, or any other blood thinners for any medical conditions.

  • AVOID ALCOHOLIC beverages the day before your treatment, as they can cause dehydration, and increase the risk of bruising.

  • Diet before Procedure: You should have a light meal before arriving at the office and avoid caffeine.

 

  • HYDRATE: You should drink at least 8 glasses of water 24 hours before your treatment and at least 12 ounces of water the morning of your treatment. Failure to come hydrated may result in suboptimal blood draw.

  • If we are unable to draw your blood because you did not properly hydrate, then your appointment may be rescheduled and subject to cancellation fees.

  • Avoid makeup, retinoids, glycolic acids, vitamin C products for 1 week before your procedure.

PRP FACIAL REJUVENATION Post-Care Instructions:

  • For 3 days after the procedure:

  • DO NOT apply makeup

  • DO NOT touch the injection site, except for gentle cleansing

  • DO NOT swim or undertake in any strenuous exercise

  • DO NOT expose yourself to long periods in the sun

  • DO NOT sit in a sauna, hot tub, or Jacuzzi

  • DO NOT expose yourself to extreme hot or cold temperatures, or to large swings in temperature

  • Use only gentle skin care products to wash the treated area for the first 3 days such as Cetaphil gentle cleanser. After that you can resume normal skin care.

  • Oxygenetix post procedure makeup with sunscreen is recommended as coverup makeup (if needed post-procedure).

  • For treatments involving the face or lip area:

  • DO NOT drink very hot or cold beverages for 3 days.

  • DO NOT undergo other cosmetic treatments such as chemical peels, laser treatments, etc. for at least one month.

  • Post care for topical application of PRP (combined with microneedling or laser)

  • DO NOT wash your skin for 5 hours after treatment.

  • DO NOT swim or undertake in any strenuous exercise or activity that may cause sweating for 5 hours;

  • DO NOT expose yourself to the sun for 5 hours.

  • For best results and efficacy: We recommend a series of 3-6 treatments administered at 6-8 week intervals. You may notice immediate as well as longer term improvements in your skin.

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