PDO After Care Instructions

PDO After Care Instructions

  • It is okay to take over the counter Tylenol as directed on the bottle if needed.
  • Sleep with head elevated the night of your procedure.
  • Wash face gently but avoid manipulation of the treated area.
  • Wear SPF 30+ and avoid direct sunlight in order to prevent post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH).
    Bruising and swelling can last for a few days up to a few weeks post treatment.
  • A stinging or “pulling” sensation/discomfort is normal for approximately 2-4 weeks.
  • Follow up appointments will be made 7-10 days, 1 month and 3 months post treatment.

POST Procedure AVOID:

  1. For 8 hours post-treatment avoid vigorous activity.
  2. Strenuous exercise for 1 week after facial treatments and 2 weeks after body treatments. No deep squats for one month if you have had any threads injected into the buttocks area.
  3. For 10 weeks post treatment, avoid Radio-frequency (RF) or any heat producing device (laser/IPL) treatments of the area treated with threads

2 weeks post treatment AVOID:

  1. Aspirin or any aspirin containing products, anti-inflammatory analgesic drugs (NSAID’s – Aleve, Ibuprofen, Advil, Motrin).  NSAID’s can potentially suppress the new collagen formation process
  2. Alcohol
  3. Opening your mouth too wide.
  4. Steam rooms, saunas, hot tubs, or any water source that could be unclean or excessive in temperature for two weeks.
  5. Taking Ibuprofen for 2 weeks. Acetaminophen may be taken instead, if needed.
  6. Massage or manipulation of the tissue for 2 weeks.
  7. Excessive movement or animation of the area injected for 2 weeks (including opening mouth wide to eat certain foods, no comedy shows, no dental procedures)
  8. Aesthetic treatments including RF, IPL, Laser, or Microneedling for 4 weeks.
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