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Sculptra Pre and Post Care Instructions

Understanding the importance of pre and post care instructions is paramount for achieving optimal results. Pre-instructions set the foundation for success, while post care ensures the longevity and enhancement of your efforts.

    • It is recommended to discontinue the use of Aspirin, NSAIDS, Gingko Biloba, Garlic, Ginseng, St. John’s Wort, Flax Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Vitamin A, Vitamin E or any other essential fatty acids at least 3 days to 1 week before and after treatment to minimize bruising or bleeding. Please consult with your primary physician prior to discontinuing any medications.

    • Avoid alcohol, caffeine, Niacin supplement, and cigarettes 24-48 hours before and after your treatment. All of these factors may increase risk of bruising and swelling.

    • Let fillir know if you have a history of cold sores. An antiviral may be prescribed.

    • Avoid dental procedures (including dental cleaning) 2 weeks prior to your appointment or 2 weeks after your appointment please notify the medical staff at Fillir. We may need to reschedule your appointment to ensure both treatments are free of complications.

    • Avoid vaccines (flu, covid, etc.) 2 weeks prior to your appointment or 2 weeks after your appointment, please notify the medical staff at Fillir. Your appointment may need to be rescheduled.

    • ​Redness or sensitivity might be present (and last up to 14 days).

    • Use Tylenol for any soreness.

    • Massage the treated area(s) 5 times a day for about 5 minutes for 5 days after treatment.

    • Avoid makeup for 24 hours.

    • Avoid strenuous exercise for 24 hours.

    • Avoid extensive sun or heat and extreme cold for 72 hours.

    • If you have swelling, you may apply a cool compress for 15 minutes each hour if instructed to do so by your provider.

    • Sleep face-up and slightly elevated. This will also help with swelling.

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