Vitamin K

You may find Vitamin K at health food stores such as Ellwood Thompson ?s or Good Foods Grocery. It can also be found at South River Compounding Pharmacy on Huguenot Road or Mayland Court.

To decrease the amount of bruising from facial procedures such as eyelid surgery, Restylane or Juvaderm injections, Dr. Blanchet recommends that you take two 45 microgram Vitamin K pills (totaling 90 mcg) or one 100 mcg Vitamin K pill (this is available at The Vitamin Shop) for one day before your surgery or injection and the day of your surgery or injection unless you have a tendency to form clots in your legs or are on hormone replacement.