Ocumend Bruise Reducing Pads


OcuMend was launched into the field of plastic surgery and cosmetic dermatology to speed recovery of bruising, pain and swelling caused from facial aesthetics procedures such as rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty (eye lift), rhytidectomy (face-lift) and dermal fillers.

Ocumend pads contain medical grade Arnica montana and Ledum palustre hydrogel pads at 50 times the potency of any other product purchased over the counter.

OcuMend pads contain a patented ultra-penetrating nanotechnology that produces natural Arnica and Ledum sub-micron particles. Nanoparticles have been shown to penetrate the skin more easily.


Ocumend Bruise Reducing Pads

OcuMend is clinically proven to reduce bruising, pain and swelling. Dr. Velargo performed a split-face study on blepharoplasty patients that showed a significant difference between the eye treated with Ocumend pads vs. the eye treated with a leading over the counter Arnica cream. Additionally, another study, published in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016, showed that patients recovered faster when using the Ocumend pads.

Our patients particularly enjoy using these pads following tear trough and cheek augmentation injectible fillers.  Our patients that use Ocumend tend to bruise less and have less swelling.  Any bruising that does occur tends to resolve at a faster rate than those patients not taking advantage of the Ocumend pads.


  • Two Sleeves (4 pads) per patient
  • Wear one pad on each side of the face (Surface area matters)
  • Apply pads immediately after injections for 15 minutes- 6 hours
  • 2nd set of pads should be applied and worn overnight
  • Gel pads are no longer effective after 6 hours of application to the skin
  • Pads should be applied over or as close as possible to injection sites
  • Do not freeze OcuMend
  • If you don’t want to wear the pads when leaving the office:
    • Put them behind the ear (OcuMend spreads to about a 6 inch radius)
    • Put them on for 15 minutes, put in a plastic bag and have them reapply when you get home
    • Remember, the trade-off will be, wear them now or bruise later


  • One Box per patient
  • Apply the gel pads below the eyes immediately after surgery.
  • First 48 hours Post-Op, wear pads continuously, replacing pads every 6 hours. Pads can be worn to bed.
  • Day 3 through 6 wear pads to bed.
  • Gel pads are no longer effective after 6 hours of application to the skin
  • Do not apply over wounds or sutures
  • For upper eyelid surgery, pads should be applied below the eyes
  • Cold packs may be used over the gel pads as directed by  Dr. Velargo
  • Do not freeze OcuMend