Botox / Fillers Pre- and Post-Instructions


COVID PRECAUTIONS: Please reschedule your appointment if you are not feeling well or have been exposed to someone not feeling well; or if you have experienced a fever, cough or shortness of breath in the past two (2) weeks.

Before Neuromodulator / Filler Treatment:

  • To decrease the incidence of bruising and bleeding, refrain from all blood-thinning medications and supplements 14 days before an injectable treatment, including: aspirin (e.g., Excedrin), vitamin E, St. John's wort, and other dietary supplements including ginkgo, evening primrose oil, garlic, feverfew, and ginseng for two (2) weeks.
  • If you tend to bruise easily, begin taking homeopathic Arnica - 5 pills 3x/day for 2-3 days before and post-treatment for 2-3 days to promote healing. And also use Silagen Recovery Gel to reduce Post-Procedural Bruising and Swelling. Both are available for purchase at Sakura Skin (Arnica-Bromelain Complex pills $40 or Silagen Recovery Gel $40). Do not use if allergic.
  • If you need to take something for the relief of minor aches or pains, YOU MAY TAKE TYLENOL
  • Avoid ibuprofen (e.g., Advil, Motrin) and alcohol for two (2) days.
  • If possible, come to your appointment with a cleanly washed face.
  • No dental treatments two (2) weeks before or two (2) weeks after your filler treatment.
  • We recommend waiting two (2) weeks after filler treatment before flying.
  • Payment due at time of service. Payment methods accepted: cash, credit card (3% fee added), or venmo (note that venmo allows a variety of methods including: venmo balance, bank account, debit or credit card).
  • Prices subject to change.

After Neuromodulator / Filler / PRX-T33 Treatment:

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Contact us with any questions or concerns.
  • Wear a clean mask for 48 hours after procedure
  • DO NOT TOUCH YOUR FACE OR RUB YOUR EYES FOR 4 HOURS!!!
  • Do not massage the treated areas on the day of treatment and avoid lying down for four (4) hours immediately after treatment.
  • Avoid applying heat to the treated area on the day of treatment.
  • Avoid activities that cause facial flushing on the day of treatment, including consuming alcohol, hot tub or sauna use, exercising, and tanning.
  • If you need to take something for the relief of minor aches or pains, YOU MAY TAKE TYLENOL. Avoid ibuprofen (e.g., Advil, Motrin) and alcohol for two (2) days.
  • Gently apply a cool compress or wrapped ice pack to the treated areas for 15 minutes every few hours as needed to reduce discomfort, swelling, or bruising up to a few days after treatment. If bruising occurs, it typically resolves within 7 - 10 days.
  • If you tend to bruise easily, begin taking homeopathic Arnica two (2) days before treatment (used to reduce bruising and swelling) as directed or reduce Post-Procedural Bruising and Swelling with Silagen Recovery Gel. Available for purchase (Arnica-Bromelain Complex pills $40* or Silagen Recovery Gel $40*)

NEUROMODULATOR:

  • Neuromodulators effects take about 1-2 weeks to fully develop & lasts approximately 3-4 months.
  • We will send you a text message after 14 days to check how your treatment is doing.
  • Neuromodulators adjustments: if at 14 days you would like an adjustment to your Neuromodulators , call us right away to book. For Neuromodulators , adjustments can only be undertaken between 14-21 days after date of treatment (they are free of charge, unless you opted for less Neuromodulators than we recommended; masseter and temporalis injections excluded). No free adjustments will be completed beyond 21 days after date of treatment, unless expressly agreed to by Sakura Skin.

FILLER:

  • If you are predisposed to swelling, take one Bendaryl post-procedure if necessary.
  • Average longevity can differ for each individual, dependent on your own metabolic rate. Several sessions may be needed to achieve your desired results. If in 2-4 weeks after treatment you feel that you require a touch-up, please contact us for follow-up treatment.
  • Filler loves water!!! After filler procedure - drink A LOT of water for 5-7 days after procedure.

PRX-T33:

  • Apply Sachets of face cream provided in a.m. and p.m.
  • Avoid sauna / steam bath x 3 days
  • Ok to apply makeup immediately after session
  • Wear high-level SPF
  • WIQO products available for purchase
  • Face cream for dry skin $70* - apply a.m. and p.m. (restores hydrolipidic film to skin)
  • Facial smoothing cream $70* - apply in evening & at least ½ hour prior to any other products (prolongs/enhances dermal stimulation)

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