Important Sculptra Pre-Treatment Instructions

To reduce the chance of bruising, avoid the following for 2 weeks prior to your treatment, unless prescribed by a doctor:

Do NOT consume alcoholic beverage at least 24 hours prior to treatment (alcohol may thin the blood and increase the risk of bruising)

Schedule your filler appointment at least 2 weeks prior to a special event in which you may be attending, such as a wedding or a vacation. Bruising and swelling may be apparent in that time period.

Be sure to have a good meal, including food and water before treatment. This will decrease the chance of lightheadedness during your treatment.

Please arrive without makeup.

After Care: Post Sculptra Treatment

Massage treated areas as instructed by your provider. This typically requires 5 minutes per day for 5 days following your treatment.

No alcohol or exercise for 24 hours after treatment

No sun exposure or exposure to excessive heat (i.e. sun exposure, sauna, hot tub) for 2 hours post treatment (Helps prevent bruising)

It is recommended that make up not be applied to treated area for 24 hours after treatment.

There is a risk of bruising which is only temporary and can be covered up with makeup. A bruise can take up to 2 weeks to resolve. Arnica pills and gel can be used to minimize bruising and swelling and are available for purchase at our office.

If the treated area becomes tender/painful changes color, is oozing, or if you have any other questions or concerns, please call our office right away, at 401-649-0320. After hours press #2 to reach the Doctor on call.