I am on Coumadin, can I get dermal fillers and an eyelid lift?

Dermal Fillers . 3 answers . 4 years ago

I have the marionette lines and droopy eyelids. Previously had valve replacement and am on coumadin. I also have an arrythymia which is treated with amiodorone. Am I a canidate for any face improvement? I am 63 and young at heart.

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4 years ago by Celibre Medical Corporation

This is a better question for your cardiologist. In cases where there is any questiuon about the ability of a patient with a serious health condition to undergo cosmetic treatments, we defer to the practitioner managing that health condition.

4 years ago by Celibre Medical Corporation (View Profile)

This is a better question for your cardiologist. In cases where there is any questiuon about the ability of a patient with a serious health condition to undergo cosmetic treatments, we defer to the practitioner managing that health condition.


4 years ago by Rejuve

In your situation, it wouldn't be wise to stop the coumadin for a
cosmetic procedure. You will have to accept the higher risk of
bruising and a hematoma. There are things you can do to minimze these
complications.
A skilled injector is a must. You don't want someone poking more than
they have to. They need to know what areas to avoid and possibly not
do altogether.
You can add lido with epineprhine (numbing agent) which causes some
constriction of the local blood vessels which will lessen the
bruising.
You can use a topical vitamin K ointment which only works locally to
lessen the bruising.
You can use a lot of ice.

4 years ago by Rejuve (View Profile)

In your situation, it wouldn't be wise to stop the coumadin for a
cosmetic procedure. You will have to accept the higher risk of
bruising and a hematoma. There are things you can do to minimze these
complications.
A skilled injector is a must. You don't want someone poking more than
they have to. They need to know what areas to avoid and possibly not
do altogether.
You can add lido with epineprhine (numbing agent) which causes some
constriction of the local blood vessels which will lessen the
bruising.
You can use a topical vitamin K ointment which only works locally to
lessen the bruising.
You can use a lot of ice.


4 years ago by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Likely, yes. You will need to discuss with the MD.

4 years ago by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center (View Profile)

Likely, yes. You will need to discuss with the MD.


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