3D AREOLA RESTORATION

Areola restoration is a service for breast cancer survivors who need their areolas restored after mastectomy surgery. Our customized service creates realistic, 3D results that restore the areola to a natural and beautiful state. It is recommended to wait 6 months from the last surgery and to be finished with all treatment before tattooing

AREOLA PRE CARE RESPONSIBILITIES​

Proper pre care is an essential part of optimal healing. To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience, please follow our recommended pre care agenda.

4 WEEKS BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT STOP THE FOLLOWING

  • Facials

  • Chemical peels

  • Microdermabrasion

  • Laser treatments

  • Dermal fillers

  • Botox (May resume once healed from last session)

  • Antibiotics

  • Anti-aging products

  • Anti-acne products

  • Surgery of any kind

  • Tanning

2 WEEKS BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT STOP THE FOLLOWING

  • Waxing

  • Tinting of brow hair

  • Spray tanning 

*See note at the end of this section about beginning Lip Blush antiviral pre treatment

 

72 HOURS BEFORE STOP THE FOLLOWING

No blood thinning supplements or medications such as Ibuprofen, NSAIDS, aspirin, fish oil, vitamin E unless medically necessary.

48 HOURS BEFORE STOP THE FOLLOWING

  • Alcohol

  • Caffeine

 

DAY OF APPOINTMENT STOP THE FOLLOWING

  • Working out (pores will be open)

  • Caffeine

 

 

 

AREOLA POST CARE RESPONSIBILITIES

For 2 weeks avoid:

  • Soaps, cleansers and water. Wash around the area

  • Moisturizers, skin creams, or makeup

  • Picking and touching

  • Sun and tanning beds

  • Chlorine pools, Jacuzzis and saunas

  • Hot, steamy, long showers. Keep your back to the showerhead.

  • All aloe products

If you are not allergic or sensitive to band-aid / tegaderm film adhesive, follow these instructions:  

 

  • Leave tegaderm film applied after appointment for 7 days. If you notice fluid is building inside the film, remove it in the shower. Rinse the tattoo gently, pat dry and apply a small amount of ointment. Cover with a new tegaderm patch. Do not leave the tattoo open to air for more than 15 minutes.

  • Remove film in shower on the 7th day.

  • Apply ointment morning and night for days 7-14. Apply saran wrap (lightly) if necessary

If you are allergic or sensitive to band-aid / tegaderm film adhesive, follow the instructions below:

For 7 days:

  • Wash the areola morning and night with sterile / bottled water. After rinsing, apply ointment and cover lightly with

  • saran wrap. (This stops the areola from drying out)

  • Apply ointment when showering / bathing, remove with tissue afterwards and reapply a new light layer.

  • Do not pick or pull at the color, it may heal patchy.​

Remember:

  • Do not be alarmed by the color of the areola, the final color cannot be judged for at least 4 weeks. Additionally, do not be alarmed by the color coming off when applying ointment.

  • Seek medical attention if you see any signs of extreme redness or pus.

  • Remember all medical procedures need to be completed in a minimum of two treatments.

A $100 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your appointment. Areola Restoration is $350 per areola.

 
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