Injection therapy to enhance and augment soft tissue of the face is a non-invasive, in-office treatment. Included are normal experiences and observations of treatment.
Whether this is your first treatment with a soft tissue filler, or a subsequent treatment, follow these instructions precisely:
The following are normal experiences that can occur following treatment:
To alleviate any discomfort, and to reduce potential swelling you may gently, and without pressure, apply cool, not cold compresses to the treatment site. Crushed ice or ice packs must be wrapped in a towel before being applied to the skin. Do not apply ice or anything frozen directly to the skin. Apply cool compresses for no longer than 20-minute intervals.
You may also take over the counter pain medication if you experience any discomfort such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen.
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