What are the recommendations after Aptos Thread Lift treatments?

  • After the procedure, you can be swollen and bruised for up to 2 weeks depending on the number of areas that have been treated.  After 2 days, patients are usually able to apply camouflage make-up to hide any sign of pale bruising.  In most cases, bruising and swelling is mild, however, it can take up to 10 days to resolve.  Hirudoid cream or Arnica tablets can help with swelling and bruising
  • Sometimes, a slight depression or skin irregularities appear. These inconveniences will subside within a few days after the procedure
  • The doctor may prescribe an antibiotic to reduce the risk of infection
  • Apply ice packs immediately after the procedure
  • Take analgesics in case of pain for 2-3 days
  • Refrain from applying make-up for a minimum of 24 hours
  • Sleep face up, in an elevated position on pillows for about 3-5 nights
  • Wash and dry face gently without rubbing or massaging for 5-7 days
  • Avoid excessive face and neck movements for about 2 weeks
  • Avoid face and neck massages for 1 month
  • Avoid over-exposure to direct sunlight and do not use tanning beds for 2 weeks
  • Avoid sports and exercise for 2 weeks
  • Do not use saunas for about 3 weeks

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