PRP Aftercare

Patience is required; swelling will be present for 24 to 48 hours.

 

The swelling will subside, sleep elevated for the first two nights.

Avoid touching your face for at least four hours to allow injection sites to heal over. Wash your hands before touching injected areas to avoid introducing external infection.

 

Your treated area will feel a bit tender for a few days.

 

Bruising may occur Arnica tablets or spray may help to speed the recovery.

 

Avoid the following activities for up to 2 days following a treatment

  • Direct ultraviolet exposure (sun and solariums)

  •  Intensive cardio, exercise or gymnasium regimens

Avoid the following activities for up to 7 days following a treatment

  •  Excessively hot showers, bathing, spas or saunas

  •  Further clinical treatments (including, but not limited to, microdermabrasion, laser, intense pulsed light, chemical peels, muscle relaxant injections and dermal fillers

  •  Spray or self-tanning Swimming in chlorinated pools or the ocean

  •  Tattooing (including cosmetic tattooing)

Avoid using skin care products containing any of the following active resurfacing ingredients for up to 5 days following a treatment.

  • Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) (including but not limited to: glycolic, lactic or malic acid)

  •  Beta hydroxyl acid (BHA) including salicylic acid Benzoyl peroxide - Retinoids (including but not limited to: tretinoin, retinol and retinaldehyde)

  •  Hydroquinone High levels of kojic or azelaic acid Alcohol (including but not limited to, isopropyl alcohol/de-natured alcohol/rubbing alcohol)

 

  • For the next 10 days, it is especially important to apply sunscreen all over. Light non-occlusive and make-up may be applied 24 hours post procedure.

 

  • Please schedule a follow up appointment 6 weeks post your last treatment.