The Filler Aftercare Guide You Need

The Filler Aftercare Guide You Need

Tempted to get another treatment after getting a filler? Learn about the Do’s and Don’ts of filler aftercare.

Immediate Aftercare Instructions

  • After receiving any kind of filler treatment, it is important that patients avoid touching the treated area for 3-4 hours following the injections
  • Patients are instructed to avoid these medications that thin blood for 5 -7 days after the procedure.
  • Applying cold compresses after the treatment to the injection will help decrease bruising and swelling.

How Long To Wait After Injections Before Having Other Facial Treatments?

  • Facials   – wait 2 weeks
  • Enzyme Peels – wait 2 weeks
  • Glycolic or AHA peels – wait 2 weeks
  • Deep Chemical Peels– wait 4 weeks
  • Laser Hair Removal for face – wait 2-4 weeks
  • Fraxel Laser Treatments – wait 4 weeks
  • Microneedling– wait 4 weeks
  • Plasma Pen- wait 4 weeks

Resuming Activities

  • Most patients can resume full activities following injections of Botox, Restylane, and Juvederm.
  • Patients are instructed to avoid rubbing the injected area for a day (just to be extra cautious.)


  • Avoid Alcohol right after a filler treatment
  • Apply a cold compress after filler treatments
  • Listen to your esthetician  and health care professionals
  • Avoid being exposed to high temperatures, hot tubs,  steamers or saunas.


  • Don’t Take Aspirin or other NSAID (Blood Thinners)
  • Don’t do an at-home facial with any harsh chemicals or skin irritants.
  • Don’t physically manipulate the treated areas within the week period of your filler treatment setting in. 

If you have any questions, please contact us.