Please note we do not allow children in the room during the procedure. Apologies for the inconvenience.

PRE-TREATMENT ADVICE FOR

DERMAL FILLER

You may need to discontinue blood-thinning medication for 7 days prior to treatment as they may increase your risk of bruising. This includes; aspirin and ibuprofen (if any medication has been prescribed, Always seek medical advice from your doctor before doing this). Also avoid herbal supplements such as garlic, vitamin E, ginko biloba, St. John’s Wort and omega-3 capsules.

  • Avoid using topical products such as Tretinoin (Retin-A), Retinols, Retinoids, Glycolic Acid, Alpha Hydroxy Acid etc. for 3 days prior to treatment.

  • Avoid facial laser and Derma Pen treatments for 2 weeks before and after treatment.

  • Do not drink alcohol 24 hours before (and after) the procedure.

  • Please attend your appointment without makeup on the area to be treated

  • Arnica tablets can be taken to reduce the risk of bruising (start taking 2-3 days before appointment).

  • Eating pineapple for a few days before treatment may potentially reduce your risk of bruising as it contains an anti-inflammatory enzyme called bromelain

  • Ensure you have had something substantial to eat before your appointment to decrease the chances of lightheadedness during your treatment.

THOSE WHO CANNOT HAVE DERMAL FILLER TREATMENTS INCLUDE:

  • Those under the age of 18

  • Active infection near the site of injection (i.e. cold sores)

  • Known allergy/hypersensitivity to dermal filler or to lidocaine

  • Pregnant or breastfeeding

  • Those with abnormal bleeding (e.g. haemophilia, thrombocytopenia)

We will ask you a number of medical questions before confirming your treatment to ensure you are eligible for treatment