V Line Injectables Pre and Post Care

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V Line Injectables are used to move and undoubtedly improve facial wrinkles and folds. Also, contour the body and improve the signs of aging by creating structure, framework and volume. Firstly, FACE is proud to introduce Bellafill®. This is a unique injectable collagen filler with microspheres that instantly smooths acne scars and facial wrinkles. Following, you have beautiful, natural-looking correction that lasts. Radiesse Filler is the first FDA approved CaHA Filler giving patients who try it immediate and long-term results. In Contrast, Restylane is an injectable gel that enhances your natural looks. Restylane does this by restoring the volume of your skin, softening it and revitalizing your appearance. Finally, Sculptra® Aesthetic is an ideal facial filler for wrinkles, fine lines, and skin folds. These injectables stand out from other fillers in that they give natural results. These results are noticeable and last longer than competing filler too!

V Line Injectionables Pre Treatment Instructions

  • For optimal results, and to minimize the chance of bleeding or bruising at the injection site, please avoid all blood-thinning medications and supplements for one week prior to your appointment. This includes over-the-counter medication such as aspirin. Motrin, ibuprofen, and Aleve. Also avoid herbal supplements such as garlic, vitamin E, ginkgo Biloba, St. John’s wort and omega-3 capsules. If you have cardiovascular history, please check with your doctor prior to stopping use of aspirin and blood thinners.
  • Inform your provider if you have a history of Perioral Herpes to receive advice on antiviral therapy prior to treatment (Valtrex 500 mg BID, 5 Days, start 2 days prior to treatment).

  • Avoid topical products such as Tretinoin (Retin-A) retinol, retinoids, glycolic acid, alpha hydroxy acid, or any “anti-aging” products for two days before and after treatment.

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

  • Do not use dermal fillers or injectables if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, are allergic to any of it’s ingredients or suffer from any neurological disorders. 

V Line Injectables Post Treatment Instructions:

  • Avoid significant movement or massage of the treated area unless instructed by provider.
  • Avoid extensive sun or heat for 72 hours.
  • Avoid strenuous exercise for 24 hours.
  • Avoid consuming excess amounts of alcohol or salts to avoid excessive swelling.
  • If you have swelling, you may apply a cool compress for 15 minutes each hour.
  • Use Tylenol (Acetaminophen) for discomfort.
  • Try to sleep face up and slightly elevated if you are experiencing swelling.
  • Try Arnica (typically found in health food stores) to help the bruising and swelling. Begin taking at least two days prior to injectables.
  • Wait a minimum of four weeks after injectables treatment before skin care or laser treatments.

Prevention & Supplements for Injectables Treatment

Recommended Supplements:

You may be prescribed one of the following creams at consultation. If so, apply morning and night for three days before your treatment.

  • Arnica Montana
  • Bromelain
  • Cyruta Plus
  • Cataplex ACP
  • Vitamin C
  • Pycnogenol

Prevention | V Line Injectables Healing

  • Diet
    • What to avoid? Specific foods which can promote the fragility of blood vessels and bruising such as green tea and red wine. Any blood thinners (see list) can cause bruising as well.
    • What to add in your diet? Certain foods can promote blood to become more viscous and less likely to leak from blood vessels such as cabbage, spinach, kale.

Topicals – 3 Days before and after injectables treatment

  1. Auriderm cream
  2. Prev Dem L-arginine
  3. Arnica topically or by mouth.

Supplements | V Line Injectables Healing

  1. Arnica Montana
  2. Bromelain
  3. Cyruta Plus
  4. Cataplex ACP
  5. Vitamin C
  6. Pycnogenol

Treatment | V Line Injectables Healing

  1. Apply pressure
  2. Ice periodically for first 2 days. After that, you can warm packs to promote circulation.
  3. Utilize diet tips, supplements, and topicals recommended for bruising.
  4. Until a bruise has faded, it is ok to apply makeup to appearance.
  5. Please contact us immediately if you have pain with bruises after 12 hours.
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