Updated January 17, 2022 Have you received Botox or Juvederm and experienced bruising after the treatment? Or, are you scheduled for Radiesse or Sculptra and worried that you might bruise after these dermal fillers? Even if you’re a regular at your plastic’s or dermatologist’s office, it’s worth remembering a couple of key points when… Continue Reading
HEALING & RECOVERY
New Beauty Feature: Plastic Surgeons On Post-Op Supplements
In the last 25 plus years, thousands of doctors and millions of users have trusted in VitaMedica’s surgery & recovery supplements to help speed healing, and for good reason. As this New Beauty article on cosmetic treatments explains, “With any cosmetic procedure that involves surgery, there is bound to be a recovery time. It… Continue Reading
ARNICA MONTANA + BROMELAIN SUPPLEMENTS
Recently, VitaMedica has received a number of emails with questions about Arnica Montana and Bromelain. Since these two botanicals are very popular, and frequently taken together during the peri-operative period, I thought it would be helpful to provide an update to our FAQs for Arnica and Bromelain. Article Highlights: – Homeopathic Arnica montana has… Continue Reading
Are You Ready for Surgery?
Are you ready for your upcoming surgery? Have you done everything you can to help with your recovery? Or are your habits sabotaging your chances at getting the best results? Hospitals across the country are adopting surgery fitness programs for their surgical patients. The goal? To improve a patient’s health before surgery and minimize… Continue Reading
New Food & Supplement Labeling
By now, you’ve probably noticed the new nutrition facts on food labels and dietary supplements. While the new labeling requirements primarily affects packaged foods, it also applies to dietary supplements. Late last year, VitaMedica started rolling out these labeling changes along with a new and refreshed packaging design. Even though the packaging and the… Continue Reading
10 Best Healing Foods to Eat After Surgery
Do you have an upcoming surgery scheduled? Are you wondering if there is a post surgery diet you can follow that is full of vitamins for recovery? Eating the right foods after surgery can promote faster healing and minimize the swelling, bruising and inflammation that often accompany a surgical procedure. Certain foods can also… Continue Reading
20 Supplements to Avoid Around Surgery
We often associate December with the holidays, visiting with family and giving gifts. But for those with extra vacation days or who have reached their health insurance deductible, the year-end is often a good time to schedule a surgical procedure. To ensure the best outcome, taking stock of the nutritional supplements you take is… Continue Reading
CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65 – WHAT IS IT?
Have you seen a Proposition 65 warning on a product website page and wondered if the product is safe to use? Or, have you visited your local (California) Starbucks and seen a warning poster and wondered what this means? Below find answers to some frequently asked questions related to this confusing California statute. What… Continue Reading
How to Select the Best Breast Implants
Have you been thinking about getting breast implants? Have you been trying to figure out the best time to fit in the surgery without using up your limited vacation time? The holidays can be a great time of year to get breast augmentation. Recovery time is relatively short and you can get back to… Continue Reading
What Can I Do About Scars?
“Is it going to leave a scar?” is one of the most common questions after an injury, during a breakout, or before a surgery or procedure. In a society ever focused on beauty and perfection, a scar can make you feel self-conscious and sink your confidence. But fear not! There are ways to minimize their… Continue Reading