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Post-Op Instructions

Aftercare is one of the most important phases of your treatment. Our team, led by Dr. Kenneth Rothaus, will ensure you have detailed steps to follow to ensure optimal results. We encourage you to contact our office with any questions or concerns about your results.

Botox & Xeomin

  • Remain upright for 3-4 hours after treatment
  • Avoid touching, rubbing, or massaging the area for 24 hours
  • Wait 24 hours before exercising
  • Avoid hot environments like saunas, hot showers, and hot tubs for 4 hours
  • Don’t take ibuprofen or aspirin, which can cause bruising

Dermal Fillers

  • Don’t touch, massage, or rub the area
  • Avoid exercise for 24 hours
  • Sleep on your back with your head slightly elevated during the first 24 hours
  • Don’t apply cosmetics or skincare products to the area for 24 hours
  • Use cool packs as needed for 15 minutes at a time
  • Don’t take ibuprofen or aspirin, which can cause bruising

Laser Treatments

  • Apply broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30+ daily
  • Avoid hot environments like hot showers, saunas, and hot tubs
  • Avoid makeup and harsh skincare ingredients
  • Don’t exfoliate, rub, pick, or scratch the skin
  • Use a gentle cleanser and keep the skin hydrated with an unscented moisturizer

Microneedling

  • Apply broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30+ daily
  • Avoid makeup for the first 24 hours, especially with previously used brushes and tools
  • Avoid swimming pools, saunas, hot tubs, and intensive workouts for the first 72 hours
  • Don’t use harsh skincare ingredients such as retinol and vitamin C
  • Use a gentle cleanser and unscented moisturizer
  • Don’t exfoliate, pick, scratch, or rub the skin.

Chemical Peels

  • Wash with a gentle cleanser and avoid scrubbing or rubbing the skin
  • Don’t exfoliate, pick, or peel the skin
  • Use a gentle, unscented moisturizer
  • Apply broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30+ daily
  • Avoid using hot water when bathing or cleansing
  • Avoid activities that cause sweating for 72-96 hours

Facials

  • Apply broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30+ daily
  • Avoid hot environments and activities that cause sweating for 24 hours
  • Don’t use active ingredients for 2-3 days after treatment
  • Don’t touch, rub, or pick the skin
  • Avoid makeup for 6-12 hours
  • Don’t exfoliate for 48 hours

Microdermabrasion

  • Avoid harsh and irritating skincare products
  • Use a gentle skin cleanser and unscented moisturizer
  • Don’t exercise or sweat for 24 hours
  • Avoid hot environments and swimming pools
  • Apply broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30+ daily

Physiq

  • Massage the treated area with the Physiq post-care lotion 2 times a day
  • Drink water daily
  • Continue with regular diet and exercise
  • Apply broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30+ to the treatment area daily

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