Preparing for Your Treatment

Anti-Wrinkle Injections (botulinum Toxin)

Before:

No specific preparation required for this treatment.

*Please avoid applying makeup to the area to be treated

After:

  • Avoid excess exercise for 24-48hrs

  • Don't apply makeup or other creams for 2-3 hours.

  • Avoid rubbing the area for 24-48hrs.

  • Avoid/minimise any alcohol consumption.

  • NOTIFY the proceduralist if facial droop or undesired palsy occurs PROMPTLY.

Dermal Filler Injections

Before:

  • Please avoid applying makeup to the area to be treated

  • Apply topical anaesthetic (i.e. "Numit" cream or similar) to the area to be treated at least 30mins prior.

  • Notify the proceduralist if the area has acne, infection, rash or other issue that poses an infection risk.

After:

  • Avoid excess exercise for 24-48hrs

  • Don't apply makeup or other creams for 2-3 hours.

  • Avoid rubbing the area.

  • Icing the area for 10-15mins may help swelling and bruising.

  • Avoid/minimise any alcohol consumption.

  • Hydrate well ~1.5-2L minimum

  • Avoid sleeping on the treated side i.e. may need to sleep on your back

  • NOTIFY the proceduralist if infection, severe pain, rash, discolouration or other undesired outcome occurs PROMPTLY.

Lipolysis Injections (Fat Dissolving)

Before:

  • Please avoid applying makeup to the area to be treated

  • Apply topical anaesthetic (i.e. "Numit" cream or similar) to the area to be treated at least 30mins prior - BE LIBERAL with the cream.

  • Notify the proceduralist if the area has acne, infection, rash or other issue that poses an infection risk.

After:

  • Exercise regularly as this will enhance the treatment effect.

  • Don't apply makeup or other creams for 2-3 hours.

  • You may massage the area gently if needed, NOT rigorously.

  • Icing the area for 10-15mins may help swelling and bruising.

  • Avoid/minimise any alcohol consumption.

  • Hydrate well ~1.5-2L minimum

  • NOTIFY the proceduralist if infection, severe pain, rash, discolouration or other undesired outcome occurs PROMPTLY. You will get some swelling and bruising - this is normal and expected.

PDO Threads (Lifting and Rejuvenation)

Before:

  • Please avoid applying makeup to the area to be treated

  • Apply topical anaesthetic (i.e. "Numit" cream or similar) for "rejuvenation" (non-lifting) thread treatments in the area to be treated at least 30mins prior.

  • No need to apply topical anaesthetic for "Lifting" thread treatments as local anaesthetic injections will be used.

  • Notify the proceduralist if the area has acne, infection, rash or other issue that poses an infection risk.

After:

  • Avoid excess exercise for 24-48hrs

  • Don't apply makeup or other creams for 2-3 hours.

  • Avoid rubbing the area; ideally minimise dramatic facial muscle movements for 2 weeks.

  • Icing the area for 10-15mins may help swelling and bruising.

  • Avoid/minimise any alcohol consumption.

  • Hydrate well ~1.5-2L minimum

  • Avoid sleeping on the treated side i.e. may need to sleep on your back for ~2 weeks.

  • NOTIFY the proceduralist if infection, severe pain, rash, discolouration or other undesired outcome occurs PROMPTLY.