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SCULPTRA

Before Your Treatment

  • Avoid the use of Aspirin, NSAIDS, Gingko Biloba, Garlic Supplements, Green Tea, Flax Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Vitamins A and E, and essential fatty acids for up to 1 week pre and post injection as they will increase your risk of bruising.

  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages 24 hours before (or after) your treatment to avoid extra bruising.

After Your Treatment

  • You may experience a mild amount of tenderness or stinging during and following the injection.

  • Redness and swelling are normal. Some bruising may also be visible.

  • You may take Acetaminophen/Tylenol if you experience any mild tenderness/discomfort.

  • Massage the areas 5 times a day for 5 minutes for 5 days after treatment (starting on the day of treatment)​ to reduce the chance of nodule formation.

  • After the treatment there will be moderate swelling and redness with possibility of bruising. These symptoms will resolve in about 3-5 days. You may apply or take Arnica tablets or Arnica cream every 3-4 hours to help decrease the amount of bruising.

  • Avoid laser, IPL or skin tightening treatments for at least 2-3 weeks after the procedure.

Notify clinic of any concerns (blistering, excessive redness/swelling, etc.) by calling our office at 407-866-1213 or, if after business hours, please text our answering service at 407-900-7990.

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