QWO Treatment

Pre - QWO Treatment

  • 2 Weeks before treatment:
    • Avoid consuming alcohol/or smoking 2-days before your treatment and 2-days post-treatment.
    • Avoid anti-inflammatory/blood thinning medications 10-14 days prior 3-4 days post treatment. Medications such as Aspirin and other NSAIDS, vitamin E, fish oil, Gingko Biloba, Ginseng, and St. John’s Wart should be avoided as they can increase the chance of bruising.
    • Consider taking Arnica tables 1 week prior to injections to prevent bruising. Arnica can be found at any health food store.
    • Days leading up to the procedure, be more aware of areas that bother you. This will assist us in marking you.
  • Day of your treatment:
    • Avoid shaving, laser hair removal, electrolysis, waxing threading, and use of depilatory cream the day of your procedure.
    • Do not apply cream or lotions to the area being treated.
    • Wear loose-fitting clothing. Thong underwear is preferred if treating the buttocks.

Treatment

  • Your treatment will last approximately 30 minutes depending on the areas treated.
  • You are welcome to bring entertainment: phone, music, tablet, and/or earphone to listen to during the treatment.
  • You may drive to and from our center.

Post - QWO Treatment

  • Extreme physical activity and exercise should be avoided within the first 24 hours post-treatment. Elevating your core temperature and increasing your heart rate via exercise will cause more swelling.
  • You may or may not experience the foll owing conditions in and/or around the treatment areas:
    • Severe bruising.
    • Areas of firmness or hardness under the skin.
    • Swelling (generalized redness) surrounding the treatment area.
    • Mild bleeding.
    • Numbness, tingling, or sensibility changes.
    • Tenderness and pain.
  • Most patients will experience severe bruising at and surrounding the treatment area. The bruising should resolve 14-30 days post-treatment.
  • Avoid:
    • Shaving your legs for 4 days post-treatment.
    • Tanning or prolonged sun exposure for 2 weeks.
    • Showering until 24 hours after your QWO injections.
    • Baths or sitting in stagnant water for 7 days.
  • Contact our office if you experience:
    • Excessive blessing from the treatment site.
    • Fever greater than 100 degrees.
    • Any side effect or unusual symptom of concern.
  • Follow up should be scheduled 3-4 weeks after each treatment.

If you have any questions or concerns, call The Skin Center at 1-800-429-1151.

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