It is best to avoid alcohol for a minimum of 3 days prior to injectable treatment. Avoid certain supplements and medications before the procedure. It is best to avoid any blood thinning agents for at least 1 week prior to injectable treatment to minimize the occurrence of bruising.
What should I avoid the day of lip fillers?
Avoid caffeine for about 24 hours before your procedure and avoid other foods or drinks that have a dehydrating tendency, as this could slow the healing process. It's a good idea to reduce your salt intake for a couple of days before your appointment, especially if you're getting dermal filler.
How do you make lip fillers not hurt?
A pre-numbing gel is applied first before these injections. The numbing effect is immediate, and lasts about 30 minutes. Local anesthetic – lidocaine can be injected at injection sites on the skin to provide immediate numbing, and to reduce bruising risk.
How do you prepare for lip fillers pain?
Numbing creams or dental anaesthetic options can reduce discomfort. Preparation is Essential: Before undergoing the procedure, it's crucial to choose an experienced injector, understand the products used, and be well-prepared (e.g., stay hydrated, avoid alcohol, and use topical numbing treatments).
What should I avoid 24 hours before lip fillers?
- Avoid taking aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as Ibuprofen, Advil®, Motrin®, Nuprin®, Aleve®, Celebrex®, Fish oil, Ginko Biloba, St.
- Avoid alcoholic beverages for 24 hours prior to procedure as this can increase the risk for bleeding and bruising at the treated site(s).