Preparing for Your Non-Surgical Cosmetic Appointment

We’re excited to help you get ready for your next appointment at Park Meadows Aesthetics. Review the information on this page so you can arrive at our office feeling prepared and confident.

We will provide detailed pre-treatment and post-treatment guidelines during your complimentary consultation. If you live in Lone Tree, Denver, or a nearby Colorado area and you’re ready to schedule your initial visit, call us at 303.662.8668 today.

What to Do Before Receiving BOTOX® Cosmetic or Fillers

Injectables require very little preparation to get a good result. The following tips will help you minimize bruising and swelling for an effortless cosmetic improvement:

  • Avoid alcohol, especially wine, for 3-4 days before treatment.
  • Avoid NSAIDs, such as Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), Aleve, and Aspirin for 3-4 days before treatment unless medically indicated.
  • Avoid supplements, most importantly fish oil, for 3-4 days before treatment.
  • Consider a low sodium diet before your injection.
  • Come hydrated!
  • Don’t work out for at least an hour before your appointment.
  • Consider your stress level. Elevated stress levels are linked to increased bruising/ swelling.
  • Think about buying a Silagen Arnica-Bromelain complex and taking it prior to injection. We also have it available for purchase at our office.
  • Drink pineapple juice. It contains an enzyme called bromelain, which has anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Come in with your face clean, and no makeup on.
  • Try to avoid getting dermal injections 2 weeks before, and 2 weeks after any type of vaccination. While there are no official guidelines from the CDC or FDA regarding how long you should wait to have facial fillers after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, we recommend patients avoid any type of cosmetic surgery, including dermal filler injections, for at least two weeks after their final dose of the vaccine. For most people, two weeks is enough time for the immune system to stabilize and the body to be ready for the vaccine.
  • We don’t recommend extensive dental work or treatments 2 weeks before and 2 weeks after receiving dermal fillers.

Swelling and bruising are always possible. That’s why it’s a good idea to plan ahead. Schedule your appointment at least two weeks before any important events.

Things to Avoid After Getting BOTOX® Cosmetic

There’s virtually no downtime involved with BOTOX® Cosmetic. You should be able to resume most normal activities right away. However, there are a few things you should avoid.

  • Don’t do anything to raise your heart rate immediately after getting BOTOX® Cosmetic. This includes a workout for 4-6 hours following your treatment.
  • Avoid hot yoga, stenruous exercise and sitting in a hot tub for 24 hours after the treatment.
  • Don’t place your head below your heart for 4-6 hours after a BOTOX® Cosmetic treatment. That includes laying face-down for a massage or doing yoga.
  • Don’t rub, massage, or apply pressure to the injection site.

We’ll never let you walk out the door without reviewing aftercare instructions and what to expect over the next few days. Our Registered Nurses available to speak with you and answer any questions that may come up during the week.

Discover What Sets Us Apart

Our team is committed to your satisfaction. Here’s how we create a world-class experience for you:

  • All the products we offer have lidocaine in them for your comfort. Ice will also be provided during your injectable treatment, and we’ll send you home with an extra ice pack.
  • Massage of the product (if necessary) is completed with medical-grade skincare.
  • We specialize in areas of high blood flow, such as the lips and tear troughs, and we want to set you up for success. Remember to be kind to yourself after getting fillers in these areas and be patient when it comes to seeing results.
Woman after receiving non-surgical treatment

How to Take Your Treatment to the Next Level

We know that you want to get the most out of your time in our office. Here are some great ways to elevate your BOTOX® Cosmetic or dermal filler appointment:

  • We allow ample time during your injection appointment to visit with our nurse. Take advantage of this time to discuss other services we offer, such as CoolSculpting®, professional skincare products, and even plastic surgery!
  • Consider another service while you’re here.

Schedule Your Complimentary Consultation Today

We offer complimentary consultations for BOTOX® Cosmetic, dermal fillers, and other aesthetic services. Call 303.662.8668 today or contact us online to schedule a visit to our office or to ask any questions that you may have about treatment. We proudly serve Lone Tree, Denver, and nearby Colorado areas.

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