Ready to join us for an upcoming treatment that might result in bruising? Have no fear, La Chelé is here with the help of our Medical Provider’s tips and tricks.

  • Avoid alcohol for 24-48 hours prior to treatment
  • Stop taking Aspirin for 7-10 days (check with medical provider first if prescribed)
  • If on blood thinners do not stop, seek medical provider for clearance before stopping
  • Avoid Omega 3 and Fish oil for 10 days prior to procedure

Herbal Supplements Shown to Help with Bruising:

  • Bromelain: Take herbal supplement or just eat fresh pineapple 3 days prior to treatment. The Bromelain found in this fruit will help with swelling and bruising.
  • Arnica (oral): Start taking Arnica tablets 4-5 days prior and post-treatment to decrease bruising and swelling. Bluster packs sold at La Chelé.
  • Place Occumend patch over affected area post-treatment. Patch is infused with Arnica and Ledum which helps soothe and recover area.
  • Mend Powder: This collagen supplement at La Chelé is a 7 day post filler formula. Clinically researched and backed by science, this formula is great for reducing pain and bruising.
  • Arnica Cream: Formulated with natural botanicals including Vitamin K and C botanicals to help improve the appearance of post-procedural bruising.

Other Tips/Pearls

  • After 72 hours of icing bring heat in with warm compress (warm washcloth)
  • Visit a La Chelé location and sit under our LED lights to expedite bruising –used by NASA
  • If hemosiderin staining post-sclerotherapy-lasers have been shown to be effective.

Call La Chelé Medical Aesthetics to book your complimentary consultation today at 215-862-6100!