What to Know Before Your Injection Treatment

Read through this list before your injectable treatment at La Jolla Cosmetic Medical Spa; it’ll help you prepare for a more pleasant, comfortable treatment, faster healing, and gorgeous results!

Prior to your Injection Treatment:

  • Delay treatment until active viral or bacterial infections have been resolved.
  • Avoid treatment 2 weeks before and after vaccinations or dental work.
  • Avoid Aspirins, Ibuprofen, Omega 3 or fish oil supplements 10-12 days prior.
  • You can begin Arnica tablets and eat pineapple 7-10 days prior. These contain bromelain, which speeds up metabolism for improved healing.
  • Avoid alcohol 2-3 days prior.
  • Day of treatment: When you arrive, our team will assist you with cleansing and disinfecting your face. For lip injections, you will also rinse with chlorhexidine mouthwash.

Post Injection

  • Avoid unnecessary contact with your skin.
  • Do not use make-up for 12 hours and skin care products for 24 hours.
  • For the first 48 hours, avoid the following:
  • Extreme cold or heat
  • Strenuous physical activity
  • Massaging the treated area(s)