Frequently Asked Questions
What should I avoid before receiving aesthetic injections?
Avoid alcohol and blood thinning medications such as Advil, Ibuprofen, Aspirin, Omega 3 Fish Oils, and any other blood thinners (unless otherwise instructed by your physician) 48-72 hours before your appointment. Avoiding these will decrease bleeding and bruising.
What should I avoid after receiving my botox (neuromodulators) injections?
- Avoid laying down flat for 4-6 hours after receiving your injections.
- No exercising for 24 hours.
- Do not touch injection sites for 24 hours.
- No facials for 2 weeks.
How long does it take to see results after my botox appointment?
You will start to notice subtle changes on day 3-4, however botox takes 2 weeks to fully settle.
How long will my botox last?
Studies show that botox can last on average 3-4 months. However, depending on the patient’s metabolism and lifestyle, it can last more or less that timeframe.
Is there a fee for touch ups?
If you received the recommended amount of botox units and return within two weeks, touch ups will not be charged. However, if you do not receive the recommended amount of units by your injector, there will be a fee.
There are no touch ups for filler.
What should I avoid after receiving filler injections?
- Avoid makeup for 24 hours.
- Avoid exercising for 24 hours.
- Avoid alcohol for 24 hours.
I have an important event in two days, can I get filler today?
We highly recommend you schedule your filler appointment 2 weeks prior to any important event. This allows swelling, bruising, asymmetries, and tenderness to subside.
When can I wear makeup?
Makeup can be worn 24 hours post injections. This applies to both filler and botox.
What happens if I do not like my filler?
Nothing here is permanent! Filler can be dissolved with a fee