Pre-Operative Instructions for Dermapen Micro-needling

PATIENTS WHO SHOULD NOT BE TREATED: Contraindications and precautions include;

  • keloid or raised scarring; history of eczema, psoriasis and other chronic conditions
  • history of actinic (solar) keratosis
  • history of Herpes Simplex infections
  • history of diabetes
  • presence of raised moles, warts or any raised lesions on targeted area.

Absolute contraindications include;

  • scleroderma, collagen vascular diseases or cardiac abnormalities
  • rosacea and blood clotting problems;
  • active bacterial or fungal infection
  • immuno-suppression
  • scars less than 6 months old
  •  facial fillers in the past 6 months

 No Retin-A products or applications for 12 hours prior to treatment.

No Auto-immune therapies or products for 12 hours prior to treatment.

No prolonged sun exposure or sun burns to the treatment area one week prior and 2 weeks after treatment.

Skin should be clean and make-up free. 

If an active or extreme breakout occurs before treatment, evaluate on a case by case basis. 

Please bring a hat or umbrella to protect your skin against the sun after your procedure

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