Facial Hair Micropigmentation
Ziering Medical has developed the following post-treatment instructions. Please read and follow them carefully. They are intended to help you maximize the result of your procedure.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office at 800-642-9942
MEDICATIONS: IF NEEDED: Start taking your medications as prescribed below on the evening of your procedure.
Pain Medication: Should you experience any discomfort, you may take the pain medication that has been provided for you as directed. You may also take an aspirin-free medication such as regular or extra- strength Tylenol. DO NOT take the pain medication while driving, working or operating any machinery due to possible drowsiness. DO NOT take any medications that contain ASPRIN for TEN DAYS.
SWELLING: Swelling does occur; it is part of the swelling process. The degree of swelling varies with each patient from mild to pronounce. To minimize the degree of swelling you should do the following:
- Apply ice packs, wrapped in a clean cloth as frequently as possible below or above the facial hair zones.
- If significant swelling persists after THREE days, discontinue the ice and use warm compresses.
EXERCISE: For TEN days after your procedure, refrain from any strenuous activities that would increase your blood pressure, I.E JOGGING, STRETCHING AND WEIGHTLIFTING. When picking up items from the floor, bend at the knees while keeping your back straight to avoid having your head go below the level of your heart.
GELS, MOISTURIZERS AND OILS MAY BE USED AFTER TEN DAYS. HAIR COLORING PRODUCTS SHOULD BE USED FOUR-FIVE WEEKS AFTER TREATMENT.
WASHING: DO NOT wash or touch the treated area for five days.
-On the fifth day to wash the area, spray distilled water directly to the treated area followed by a gentle clean dab dry. Wash only with a single spray once daily for a total of five consecutive days.
HEALING : Allow the area to be exposed to as much possible, ( NO PROLONGED SUN EXPOSURE FOR FOUR WEEKS) if you will be in the sunlight longer that one hour, you may use a sunscreen with SPF 30 after the four week time frame.
-Slight redness/tenderness can occur following the procedure this typically lasts up to three days
-AVOID saunas, swimming, hot tubs, tweezing and chlorine, chlorine can generally speed up the fading in the area treated, No facials, Botox or harsh chemical procedures done directly on the treated area for four weeks following your procedure.
-DO NOT rub, pick or scratch the treated area following the procedure
DISTILLED WATER (to be used after day five for washing): You will need distilled water briefly following your procedure to wash the treated area.
-Discontinue distilled water spray after the tenth day following THE DATE of your procedure.
REUSABLE ICE PACK: To be used to prevent and/or reduce swelling. DO NOT apply directly on the treated areas.
SLEEP WITH YOUR HEAD ELEVATED AT A 45 DEGREE ANGLE FOR THREE NIGHTS FOLLOWING YOUR PROCEDURE. THIS CAN BE DONE USING AT LEAST THREE PILLOWS SUPPORTING YOUR BACK AND NECK IN BED. YOU MAY ALSO USE A TRAVEL PILLOW.
All permanent cosmetic procedures will initially appear larger, brighter, or darker than what is expected for the desired final outcome. It will take time for this transition, based on how quickly the outer layer of your skin exfoliates. PHOTOS WILL BE TAKEN DAY OF YOUR PROCEDURE AND IMMEDIATELY AFTERTO TRACK YOUR RESULTS.