Project Description

INJECTABLES

BOTOX treatment temporarily improve frown lines, crow’s feet, and forehead lines. It is also used in areas such as muscles which turn down the mouth, smoker’s lines in the lips, and necklace lines.

BOTOX is injected directly into the muscle to reduce activity. This will smooth out the lines and relax the noticeable lines, making the patient look more relaxed and youthful.

Here at Immunity Health Spa we use both BOTOX and Dysport.

Juvederm and Restylane are the filler products we use here at Immunity Health Spa. Fillers are injected into the facial tissue for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds as well the lips and perioral area for lip augmentation.

Botox Instructions
Dermal Filler Instructions

INJECTABLES

BOTOX treatment temporarily improve frown lines, crow’s feet, and forehead lines. It is also used in areas such as muscles which turn down the mouth, smoker’s lines in the lips, and necklace lines.

BOTOX is injected directly into the muscle to reduce activity. This will smooth out the lines and relax the noticeable lines, making the patient look more relaxed and youthful.

Here at Immunity Health Spa we use both BOTOX and Dysport.

Juvederm and Restylane are the filler products we use here at Immunity Health Spa. Fillers are injected into the facial tissue for the correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds as well the lips and perioral area for lip augmentation.

Botox Instructions
Dermal Filler Instructions

BOTULINUM TOXIN (BOTOX®)

Pre-Treatment Instructions

  • In an ideal situation it is prudent to follow some simple guidelines before treatment that can make all the difference between a fair result or great result, by reducing some possible side effects associated with the injections. We realize this is not always possible; however, minimizing these risks is always desirable.
  • Patient must be in good health with no active skin infections in the areas to be treated
  • Patient should not be needle phobic
  • Avoid alcoholic beverages at least 24 hours prior to treatment Alcohol may thin the blood, which will increase the risk of bruising.
  • Avoid anti-inflammatory / blood thinning medications ideally, for a period of two (2) weeks before treatment. Medications and supplements such as Aspirin, Vitamin E, Gingo Biloba, St. John’s Wort, Ibuprofen, Motrin, Advil, Aleve, Vioxx, and other NSAIDS are all blood thinning and can increase the risk of bruising/swelling after injections.
  • Schedule Botox® appointment at least 2 weeks prior to a special event which may be occurring, i.e., wedding, vacation, etc. etc. It is not desirable to have a very special event occurring and be bruised from an injection, which could have been avoided.

Post-Treatment Instructions

  • The guidelines to follow post treatment have been followed for years, and are still employed today to prevent the possible side effect of ptosis (drooping of the eyelids). These measures should minimize the possibility of ptosis.
  • No straining, heavy lifting, vigorous exercise for 3-4 hours following treatment. It is now known that it takes the toxin approximately 2 hours to bind itself to the nerve to start its work, and because we do not want to increase circulation to that area to wash away the Botox® from where it was injected.
  • Avoid manipulation of area for 3-4 hours following treatment. (For the same reasons listed above.) This includes not doing a facial, peel, or micro-dermabrasion after treatment with Botox®. A facial, peel, or micro-dermabrasion can be done in same appointment only if they are done before the Botox®.
  • Facial exercises in the injected areas is recommended for 1-hour following treatment. This is to stimulate the binding of the toxin only to the localized area.
  • It can take 2 -10 days to take full effect. It is recommended that the patient contact the office no later than 2 weeks after treatment if desired effect was not achieved and no sooner to give the toxin time to work.
  • Makeup may be applied before leaving the office.

DERMAL FILLER

Pre-Treatment Instructions

  • Patient should be in good overall health. A full medical ahnisdtodreyntal history must be performed on all patients for optimal results.
  • If you develop a cold sore, blemish, or rash, etc. prior to your appointment you must reschedule.
  • If you have a special event or vacation coming up schedule your treatment at least 2 weeks in advance.
  • Let us know if you are prone to cold sores – a pre-operative medication may help prevent cold sores after treatment.
  • AVOID: Alcohol, caffeine, motrin, gingko biloba, garlic, flax oil, cod liver oil, vitamin A, vitamin E, fatty acids, niacin supplements, high-sodium foods, high sugar foods, refined carbohydrates, spicy foods, or cigarettes 24 hours before your treatment. This is to reduce the incidence of bruising after these procedures.
  • Discontinue Retin-A two (2) days before and two (2) days after treatment

Post-Treatment Instructions

  • DO NOT: touch, press, rub or manipulate the implanted areas for the rest of the day after treatment. Avoid kissing, puckering and sucking movements for the rest of the day as these motor movements can undesirably displace the implanted dermal filler material. Irritation, sores, and post-operative complications including scarring are possible if you manipulate the dermal filler implants.
  • AVOID: Alcohol, caffeine, motrin, gingko biloba, garlic, flax oil, cod liver oil, vitamin A, vitamin E, fatty acids, niacin supplements, high-sodium foods, high sugar foods, refined carbohydrates, spicy foods, or cigarettes 24 hours before your treatment. This is to reduce the incidence of bruising after these procedures.
  • AVOID: Vigorous exercise and sun and heat exposure for 3 days after treatment.
  • DISCONTINUE: Retin – A 2 days after treatment. It is best to wear no makeup or lipstick untilthe next day. Earlier use can cause pustules.
    • One side may heal faster than the other side.
    • You can expect some bruising and swelling around the areas that were injected. Applyice for the first hour after treatment for ten minutes on and ten minutes off.
    • You must wait 2 weeks before any enhancements.
  • Please report any redness, blisters, or itching immediately if it occurs after treatment.