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Tips to Decrease Bruising2021-11-11T10:45:03-05:00


Tips to Decrease Bruising

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!