Pre Treatment Instructions for High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Therapy
Do not use the following products 3 days before or 3 days after your treatment or until pinkness has subsided): Retin-A, retinoids, or similar vitamin A compounds, harsh scrubs or exfoliating products and bleaching creams.
Avoid tanning or prolonged sun exposure 2 weeks before and 2 weeks after treatment.
Apply your Post-Treatment Recovery Complex 2-4 times a day for at least 3 days after treatment. We also recommend Nectifirm Cream 2 times a day to maintain your results.
Apply your Sunscreen SPF 50 after the treatment if you are planning on having incidental sun exposure. We also recommend sun block.
Cleanse the treated area with a gentle cleanser with tepid warm water. Apply cleanser to fingertips with water in a gentle motion.
Although extremely rare, a blister may appear, if so please call the office to let us know.
Avoid blood thinners and heavy alcohol 2 weeks prior to treatment.
Avoid Botox at least 1 week prior to treatment.
Avoid Dermal Fillers at least 4 weeks prior to treatment.
Eat a small meal prior to treatment if you elect to receive narcotics for pain or a sedative for anxiety. You will also need a driver to pick you up. You cannot drive on narcotics or sedatives.
Notify your provider if you have a history of cold sores/ fever blisters.
You are not a candidate if you are pregnant.