CARE

 

Botox Aftercare

  • Make-up will be removed prior to botox injections.

  • Do not massage, rub or apply any pressure to the treated areas for the next 24-48 hours, you may gently apply skin care products and make-up to the treated areas.

  • On the first evening after treatment only splash your face clean, do not rub clean.

  • Avoid vigorous exercise for the next 24-48 hours.

  • Stay upright for the next 4 hours.

  • Do not have a massage or have any facial treatment for 24 hours.

  • Avoid excessive heat for the next 48 hours eg. Tanning, hot tubs, sauna.

  • For optimal results ensure that you attend your next appointment in 3 months.

  • Remember to discuss your 1-2 week follow-up appointment with your injector.

Dermal Filler Precare

  • Do not use any of the following 7 days before your treatment: NSAIDS (advil / naproxen), aspirin, omega-3, garlic.

  • If you are using any blood thinners (medication) discuss this with your injector before your procedure.

  • Do not consume alcohol the day before or on the day of your treatment.

  • Inform your injector if you are prone to getting cold sores.

 
 

Dermal Filler Aftercare

  • Do not massage, rub or apply any pressure to the treated areas for the next 4-5 days.

  • Try to sleep only on your back 7-10 nights, a travel pillow can be very useful.

  • You may wash your skin and apply skin care products after your treatment – please do so gently for the next 2-3 days.

  •  You may resume your normal daily activities following your treatment, but avoid vigorous exercise for the next 3-4 days and avoid running for the next 7-10 days.

  • Ice may be applied to the area immediately after treatment and will assist in reducing swelling. When applying ice to the area remember the 30 second rule: 30 seconds on 30 seconds off. Do not apply ice directly to the skin, instead use a paper towel or thin fabric to cover the ice to avoid ice burn.

  • Avoid extreme temperatures for 1 week after treatment (tanning, hot tubs, sauna) and make sure to cover your face with a scarf in temperatures below -10C.

  • You may use Tylenol or Advil for swelling or discomfort.

  • Arnica gel may also be used to minimize bruising – discuss use with your injector.

  • Remember to book a follow up appointment in 2 weeks.

  • Do not book any laser treatment in the area which you had filler treatment for the next 4 weeks.

  • Some patients may experience mild swelling or bruising especially after lip injections – this is normal, however do not hesitate to contact us if you have any concerns.

 

Laser Hair Removal Precare

  • Avoid tanning or excessive sun exposure 2 weeks before and 2 weeks after your treatment.

  • Don’t wax, tweeze, bleach or use depilatory creams in the area to be treated for 4 weeks prior to treatment.

  • No topical Retinoids 4 weeks prior to treatment, no Accutane treatment for 6 months prior to laser treatment.

  • Please shave the treatment area 24hrs prior to treatment. There may be an additional charge if shaving needs to be done in the room.

  • Do not shave before your consultation.

  • Your technician will discuss your skin type and optimal number of treatment sessions with you at your consultation. Please note that for certain skin types a complimentary test patch may be required in order to plan for optimal results. Certain skin types are not ideal for laser hair removal.

 

Photofacial/Pixel / YAG Precare

  • No sun tanning or extensive sun exposure 2 weeks before and 2 weeks after your treatment. We suggest that you use one of our medical grade sunscreens to protect your skin during this time and to ensure longer lasting radiant skin.

  • No Accutane in the past 6 months, no topical Retinoids for 4 weeks.

  • For enhanced results we suggest a vitamin A facial before your laser treatment – please ask your esthetician for more information.

 

YAG Laser Aftercare

  • Avoid the sun for 2 weeks after your treatment.

  • Avoid excessive heat (hot tubs/sauna/ baths) for up to 7 days after your treatment - discuss this with your esthetician.

  • Do not exercise excessively or shave the area for the next 3 days after your treatment.

  • After your treatment there may be a mild sunburn sensation that could last up to a few days, aloe or cold packs may be used for any discomfort.

  • Wear a medical grade sunscreen (highly recommended - ask us for suggestions).

JKRUGER

(403) 529 2006

24 3 St NE, Medicine Hat,
AB T1A 5L8

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