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Pre and Post Op

Pre and Post-Op Instructions for Injectable Procedures

  1. Discontinue aspirin, aspirin products, Plavix, all herbal products and all vitamins 10-14 days prior to the procedure. Coumadin should be stopped three days prior to procedure.
  2. Please check with your prescribing physician prior to stopping any medications.
  3. Avoid alcohol, ibuprofen products and NSAID medications 2 days prior to procedure. These include some arthritis medications and over-the-counter Motrin, Aleve, Naproxen, etc.
  4. You may start Arnica supplements and start drinking pineapple juice 1-2 days prior to the procedure. (Can purchase these at Fiesta Nutrition or any health food store).
  5. If you have a history of fever blisters, please contact our office so we can call in a Valtrex prescription for you to begin three days prior to your treatment.
  6. If you plan on taking narcotics/sedatative, please arrange for a driver.
  7. There could be bruising, swelling and redness after the procedure from 3-7 days.

Linda is an actual patient of Dr. Hopkins. She received the following services and/or used the following products: Rosaliac sunscreen, Radiesse® for the hands, Skin Medica Dermal Repair.