femme injection d'acide hyaluronique

Here are some instructions to know about hyaluronic acid injections. They are useful for you to be well prepared and get optimal results.

The day of:

  • No make-up on the treatment site
  • Apply the anesthetic cream: EMLA, especially for the lips, 60 to 75 minutes before (You can reapply if the cream penetrates quickly. This will ensure better deep anesthesia).
  • No stimulants such as caffeine, energy drinks, or spicy foods.
  • Avoid exercise that raises your heart rate and blood pressure.
  • If necessary, take your antivirals (Valtrex ®) the morning of.

The day before:

  • Start your antivirals (Valtrex ®) if you have a history of oral herpes
  • Avoid spicy foods

The 8 days before: (to reduce bruising)

  • No alcohol
  • No anti-inflammatory drugs containing Ibuprofen (Motrin ®, Advil ®)
  • Make sure you have your Valtrex ® prescription.



Taken for 5 days prior to treatment may also limit bruising. However, this is not shared by the scientific community.