Recommendations for the patient

General pre-treatment recommendations:

Before aesthetic medicine treatments, both by an injection and laser, it is recommended to:
  • control or abstain from tobacco
  • refrain from drinking alcohol for a minimum of two days before the procedure
  • abstain from drugs that interfere with blood clotting (anticoagulants) for a minimum of one week
  • not use swimming pools, saunas, solarium for two days before the procedure
  • take heviran in tablets a week before the planned procedure for people prone to herpes (suffering from this condition several times a year)
  • drink two liters a day – it is vital to follow the rule from the day of signing up for the procedure
  • CAUTION! – NEVER COME TO THE TREATMENT ON AN EMPTY STOMACH – HAVE A MEAL BEFORE!

General post-treatment recommendations:

General post-treatment recommendations, i.e. those that we always use after each treatment performed in the Skin-Medic clinic, are as follows:
  • You should not use the pool or sauna for a couple of days, with a minimum of two weeks for solarium. The use of the gym, depending on the type of treatment performed, is determined on the day of the visit.
  • for a minimum of one day you should not put any makeup on,
  • you should avoid the sun for two weeks and use cream with SPF filters (min. +30)
  • on the day of the procedure remember to replace bed linen, sleeping clothes, a face towel, and a body towel
  • avoid physical contact with animals for the period of healing (do not hug pets, especially to the treated area)
  • avoid cleaning chores for several days that cause dust to be stirned up in the rooms which you stay in
  • if possible, avoid smoking and refrain from alcohol consumption
  • after the procedure, drink 2l of water a day for as long as possible

Post-treatment recommendations specific to selected aesthetic medicine treatments:

When can you wash your face after a fractional laser treatment?

  • After the treatment with the use of a CO2 laser, the face should be washed after a day (24 hours after the procedure)

How to wash your face after CO2 laser treatment?

  • with utmost care, with only water. You can even boil the water beforehand and cool it down to room temperature and then gently wash your face with it.
  • Dry your face gently with a clean towel or paper towel

What kinds of cream can I use after CO2 laser treatments?

  • it is best not to use any creams because dry epidermis exfoliates much faster. However, if it is absolutely necessary to use the cream, only oils can be used.

When is the earliest time to apply a face cream after a CO2 laser?

  • If necessary, the earliest moment, is 30 hours after the procedure (not recommended) 

Do I need to protect myself from the sun after a CO2 laser?

  • yes, of course, for 4-6 weeks you mustn’t sunbathe; moreover, the treatment area should be protected with cream spf 50+ or spf 30+

  • If you have to stay in places with more sunlight, reapply the spf cream every 2 hours.

  • It is best to protect the treatment area additionally with a cap or hat.

When can I repeat the CO2 laser treatment?

  • it is recommended to repeat the treatment every 4-5 weeks

When can I wash my face after a microneedle RF treatment?

  • After the RF treatment, the face is washed after a day (24 hours after the procedure).

How to wash your face after RF treatment?

  • with utmost care, with only water. You can even boil the water beforehand and cool it down to room temperature and then gently wash your face with it.
  • Dry your face gently with a clean towel or paper towel

What kinds of cream can I use after RF microneedle treatments?

  • it is best not to use any creams because dry epidermis exfoliates much faster. However, if it is absolutely necessary to use the cream, only oils can be used.

When is the earliest time to apply face cream after the RF microneedling ?

  • If necessary, the earliest moment, is 30 hours after the procedure (not recommended)

Do I need to protect myself from the sun after a microneedle RF treatment?

  • yes, of course, for 4-6 weeks you mustn’t sunbathe; moreover, the treatment area should be protected with cream spf 50+ or spf 30+
  • If you have to stay in places with more sunlight, reapply the spf cream every 2 hours.
  • It is best to protect the treatment area additionally with a cap or hat.

When can I repeat the RF microneedle treatment?

  • it is recommended to repeat the treatment every 4-5 weeks

Very important:

  • if you have an appointment and you are prone to herpes, then: about 5 days before the procedure, start taking heviran, hascovir control or similar (in tablets). This way you will minimize the risk of herpes. After the procedure, take the drug for another 7 days
  • plan your visits to the dentist or orthodontist at the earliest of two weeks after the lip augmentation procedure

Can I touch the area treated with the filler after the treatment?

  • Absolutely NOT! For a minimum of 24 hours, do not touch the area of acid administration (in the case of lip augmentation, do not kiss for 24-48 hours and care for the lips with a preparation obtained from a specialist).

Can I brush my teeth after lip augmentation?

  • Yes, but do it in a way that does not irritate the mouth with the toothpaste.

Can I massage the area that has been injected with the acid?

  • do not do it under any circumstances. Only if the specialist recommends this activity after the procedure and instructs you on how to perform it.

The first morning after lip augmentation with hyaluronic acid. My lips became swollen after the treatment. I have lip swelling after the treatment. Allergy to hyaluronic acid. Swollen lips after lip injection. Lip augmentation with hyaluronic acid – complications:

  • Almost in every case, in the morning after the lip augmentation procedure, the lips may be even twice as large as in the evening before the treatment. Additionally, they can be uneven, sore, and clearly swollen – there is nothing to worry about! This is a completely normal reaction of the preparation because hyaluronic acid binds water and thus increases its original volume. It is also worth knowing that in the places of injection, bruises and hematomas may appear, which may even spread beyond the red zone of the lip. This is also normal.

I have enlarged my lips and I have complications. What should I do? Pain after lip augmentation, bruising after lip augmentation. Lips hurt after augmentation. I’m terrified. What should I do?

  • calm down, everything is most likely going to be ok, but it might feel uncomfortable for a while. When you are afraid of the effects after the treatment, your lips hurt, you panic, you are anxious, do one thing right away. Call us! 533100858, 789211126, 789211127 we answer calls 24/7 – we will talk, we will ask you for photos, and we will probably manage to calm you down.
  • Well, you need to know that allergic reactions are very rare and if they do occure, it will be at the time of the procedure. We are also best prepared and trained for such an ocassion. Severe side effects, on the other hand, have never been confirmed. Therefore, professionally performed treatments with hyaluronic acid are safe, though they may feel uncomfortable up to 96 hours after the procedure.

Infection after lip augmentation, infection after lip fillers, infection after hyaluronic acid.

  • if you notice symptoms such as purulent exudate, or a fever above 38 °C, it may indicate a bacterial infection. In this case, contact us immediately on 533100858, 789211127, 789211126 – we will make sure that our doctor on duty gives you an antibiotic on the spot. Very Important: As the clinic applies the highest standards of safety and disinfection, sterility and hygiene, it is of utmost importance that you make every effort to ensure that a potential infection does not occur after you leave our clinic. That is why we repeat: do not touch the post-treatment area, do not use lip gloss or lipsticks that you previously carried in your pocket, purse, etc. Use only the preparation obtained from a specialist after the procedure, put on a clean protective mask, do not kiss, do not hug animals, change bedding and a face towel, avoid contact with dust (do not vacuum or dust 24 hours after the procedure)

What can I eat and drink after lip augmentation surgery, what diet is appropriate after lip augmentation?

  • After lip augmentation drink only fluids that are at room temperature. Avoid hot drinks, hot meals and spicy dishes for 24 hours

What to avoid after treatments with hyaluronic acid, how can I extend the effect of the treatment with HA?

  • avoid sauna use, solariums, and sunbathing. Hydrate your body – drink at least 1,5 liters of water during the day

When can I put my makeup on after the hyaluronic acid treatment?

  • preferably not earlier than 24 hours after the procedure, but pay attention to hygiene – apply makeup with clean hands, use clean utensils. After use, disinfect sponges and brushes, preferably with octenisept
  • If hyaluronic acid was used to fill the valley of tears, remember to remove the makeup from the temple to the nose, which is probably the opposite of what you do on a daily basis.

I feel lumps after lip augmentation. What should I do? Lumps on the lips after lip modeling with hyaluronic acid. Lumps of acid in the mouth.

  • calm down – for some people it is perfectly normal. If you have an appointment for a follow-up visit, report the formation of lumps on 533100858 – perhaps, for your comfort, we will prepone the appointment to eliminate the lumps with a massage. However, if you did not make an appointment, call us and make an appointment right away. Of course, the appointment is free of charge – call 789211126 or 533100858
  • If for some reason you cannot come for a control visit, e.g. you live abroad, etc. please contact us. Our specialists will quickly and efficiently help you with your problems
  • if you are prone to herpes, about 5 days before the procedure, start taking heviran, hascovir control or similar (in tablets)

Volumetric facelift with hyaluronic acid, face modeling

  • After volumetric treatments, try to sleep in positions that avoid putting pressure on the treatment area for 7 days

Very important after the botox treatment – what must not be done after the botox treatment

  • Do not bend over for about 5-6 hours
  • Control the use of your smartphone so that the head is in a vertical position
  • Also keep an eye on the vertical position of your head while reading
  • Do not touch or massage injection areas
  • Do not receive massages for 2 weeks
  • Avoid sauna for 2 weeks
  • Do not visit solariums for 2 weeks
  • Refrain from alcohol for 5 days
  • Do not do physical exercise for 5 days

I hav had botox and there seems to be no effect, BOTOX does not work, when does BOTOX start to work, BOTOX no effect, BOTOX no result

  • take it easy, BOTOX is actually one of the few treatments that you have to wait for a full two weeks before seeing the results.

BOTOX did not start to work after two weeks, BOTOX did not work after two weeks

  • If the effect of the treatment is different than your expectations after the consultation with our specialists during the control visit, you will be offered a free correction and the effect will be achieved

After the botox treatment, I have visible marks on my forehead, protrusions and lumps in places of the injection. What to do?

  • This is absolutely normal. The noted imperfections disappear after about an hour. The maximum time for them to disappear is 48 hours
  • It is possible that after the procedure some lumps or protrusions will be visible a little bit longer (up to two weeks), they may also be painful. This most likely means there is a small bruise or hematoma underneath the skin. However, please remember at all times that if there is anything bothering you, you can always count on us! In case of emergency, we are at your disposal 24/7 – call 533100858, 789211126, or 789211127

When does BOTOX work less effectively? When does botox have weaker effects? Why do the effects of BOTOX last shorter? Why is BOTOX less effective?

  • It is possible that BOTOX lasts for a shorter period of time or its effect might be weaker if: you are taking medications for high blood pressure, some antibiotics, B vitamins, or drugs that rebuild neural connections. In addition, if you are physically active, use a sauna, solarium or gym, the effect may be weaker or last for a shorter period of time.
  • Sometimes, specific and non-specific immunity to botulinum toxin can also be observed. The cause of the immunity is still unexplained by the scientific world.

HIFU, a procedure known as a non-surgical facelift or a facelift without surgery. It is relatively very safe, and when properly performed, it usually does not cause any side effects.

  • For about an hour before the procedure, it is recommended to take between 1000mg and 1500mg of paracetamol to reduce the sensations beyond the pain threshold.
  • After the HIFU treatment, it is generally recommended not to exfoliate the irritated skin for about a week.
  • And – what is very important – it is forbidden to take NSAIDs, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen derivatives. This is because taking them will inhibit the regeneration process of collagen fibers, which triggered by the inflammation induced by the HIFU technology.
  • To briefly sum it up, after the treatment, choose only safe cosmetics and refrain from using any peels. During the first day after the procedure, you should exercise caution when chewing and laughing, and also avoid physical activities. For at least one month after the procedure, you should not take anti-inflammatory or analgesic drugs – with the exception of paracetamol (e.g. Apap)

Lipolysis, also referred to as injection lipolysis, chin lipolysis is a procedure that reduces the amount of adipose tissue.

  • Before the treatment, try to limit the consumption of fatty or sweet dishes, meals and snacks
  • If the treatment is to be performed not on the face but on the body, make sure you come in a loose, comfortable outfit
  • After the treatment, when you return home, remember to massage the treatment area according to the instructions that the specialist gives you at the end of your visit in the clinic.
  • After injection lipolysis, the following side effects may occur, the appearance of which is completely normal. They include: reddening of the treatment area, bruises, painful swelling; abdominal pain and an increase in the intestinal peristalsis may also occur.
  • after lipolysis, avoid taking anti-inflammatory drugs because they will weaken the effect of the preparation

Thread lift – a non-surgical face lift treatment:

Before the procedure, follow only the general recommendations, and after the procedure, apart from the general recommendations, you should also

  • For a month after the treatment, we avoid:
    • face massage,
    • physical activity,
    • if possible and not urgent, avoid visits to the dentist and orthodontist
  • For two weeks after the procedure, avoid also: sleeping on your stomach and sleeping on the side, eating hard food, such as: nuts, eating large bites at once (e.g. sushi, burgers), chewing gum, washing your hair with your head upside down, wide smiling, using a sauna, and attending swimming pool

 

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