Before your appointment

What to


To minimize bruising, consider avoiding the following foods and supplements one week prior to your appointment.

  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine (minimum 24 hours prior)
  • Anti-inflammatory medication (Advil, Motrin, Aleve)
  • ASA medication (Aspirin, Excedrin, if medically cleared to do so)
  • Green tea, ginger, sunflower seeds, salmon, raw fish, and all foods high in omega 3
  • Fish oils, garlic supplements, ginkgo biloba, flax seed, vitamin E, omega 3, and fatty acids



Read these pre-treatment instructions if you intend to receive injections.

  • Eat a moderate meal before your appointment to avoid feeling faint
  • Arrive without makeup
  • Schedule your appointment at least 2-4 weeks before any big events (such as a wedding or vacation) to allow time for healing. Optimal results manifest themselves one month after the treatment
  • Reschedule your appointment if you have any wounds, rashes, or a cold sore in the area to be treated.
  • We ask that you give us 24 hours notice for cancellations. You may be subject to a “no-show” fee of $100 if you fail to notify us. We have set aside this time slot for you specifically

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