Jul 5, 2006
Can I wear make-up after the treatment of Aquamid. If no, why? Reply ASAP. Thank you.
| Response from Dr. Conway
Aquamid is a polyacrylamide-based implant for the treatment of lipoatrophy. There is an excellent website, aquamid.com.
It is recommended that you not touch the area for 6 hours and not use make-up for 24 hours, to allow the area to settle and to reduce the risk of a post-operative infection (make-up could introduce foreign material under the skin in the operative area and lead to a significant infection). After 24 hours, keeping the area clean remains important for some time, and you need to be watchful in case an infection should develop. If it does, see your doctor immediately to start on appropriate antibiotics.
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