Instructions for BOTOX and Dermal Fillers
- Avoid: Alcohol, caffeine, ibuprofen, aspirin, Tylenol, garlic, flax oil, cod liver oil, Vitamins A & E, fatty acids, Niacin supplements, high sodium foots, high sugar foods, refined carbohydrates, green tea, spicy foods or cigarettes for 7 days before your treatment to reduce the incidence of bruising after these procedures.
For Dermal Fillers only (to reduce bruising)
- Arnica Montana pills (available at Whole foods) Take 5 tablets under your tongue 3 times a day for 1 week prior (every day)
- Arnica cream- Apply topically to the area that is to be treated 2-3 times daily one week prior to your appt (every day)
- Eat pineapple (It reduces inflammation in your body.)