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Contraindications & Aftercare

Unfortunately not all treatments are for everyone.
Please check the lists below to ensure you are not contraindicated for the service you are wanting.
If you are not sure, please ask your doctor.



  • Sunburn

  • Irritated/Bruised/Broken Skin

  • Heat rash

  • Laser Resurfacing 

  • Medium or deep skin peels

  • Wait 6 months after discontinuing Accutane

  • Wait 24 hours after taking any Retin-A product

  • Laser hair removal (wait 1 week)

  • Contagious diseases (Impetigo, Scabies, Chicken Pox, etc)

  • Diabetic (unless you have a written permission from your GP)

  • Vascular Skin

  • Fever

  • Cancer/Chemotherapy (need to be in remission for at least 6 months prior to commencing  course of treatment)

  • Severe Rosacea

  • Grade 4 Acne

NOTE: If you have a history of herpes simplex virus (cold sores or fever blisters), in rare instances a reactivation of this condition could occur after treatment. Please inform your nurse or physician so that an anti-viral medication can be prescribed by your doctor before the treatment date.



  • Use of Accutane®, Retin-A®, or other medications that exfoliate or thin the skin within 6 months

  • Recent cosmetic surgery

  • Laser resurfacing

  • Deep or medium depth chemical peels or dermabrasion

  • Severe rosacea or acne

  • Easily scars or has hyper-pigmentation tendencies

  • Pregnancy

  • Breast-feeding

  • Sunburn or irritated skin

  • Open sores or lesions

  • Infectious disease

  • Active Herpes simplex

  • Diabetes

  • High blood pressure

  • Heart disease

  • Deficient immune system


  • During the skin healing process, minor itching, flaking, or redness may appear. If symptoms persist, please contact me. Do not pick, squeeze or agitate during the recovery period.

  • Gently cleanse your face twice a day with a gentle cleanser. 

  • Please do not pick or pull your skin at any time after your peel, as it can cause scarring. Your skin will take about 4 to 14 days to completely peel depending on the strength of the peel or treatment you received. 

  • Please do not exfoliate using a cleansing brush or any facial scrub or acid based products for 2 weeks.

  • Do not use any products that contain AHA, Glycolic, Retin-A, or any acne medication until your skin has finished peeling (usually 7 days, but possibly longer).

  • Keep skin well hydrated by drinking plenty of water and moisturizing throughout the day with a good moisturizer both day and night. Reapply throughout the day as often as needed. Your skin should never be so dry that it is cracking or sore.

  • Refrain from waxing, tanning, or using sunbeds for 2 weeks.

  • Avoid working out and sweating for at least 24 hours and up to 48 hours.

  • Finally, use SPF 30 or higher consistently throughout the day. REAPPLY, REAPPLY, REAPPLY, for this will limit your skin from burning in the sun (even when it’s cloudy out or when sitting by a window) and will minimize the chances of more sun damage and discoloration.

  • If in doubt with any of the above activities or products, please call us for clarification to when normal activity or use may be resumed.

MicroChanneling - Collagen Induction Therapy


  • Pregnancy

  • Psoriasis (active or inactive)

  • Extensive telangiectasia (spider veins)

  • Chemotherapy/radiation treatment within the last 6 months

  • Photosensitivity medications

  •  Accutane within last 12 months

  • Avoid Botox, or fillers such as Juvederm for the last 2 weeks

  • Blood thinners within last 2 weeks

  • Rentin A or other derivatives within last month

  • Active Herpes (if you have a history of cold sores, please take an antiviral 2 days prior to and day of treatment)

  • Sunburn

  • Avoidance of IPL/Laser procedures for 7 days prior (on area to be treated)

  • No waxing, depilatory creams or electrolysis 5-7 days prior (on area to be treated).

  • No acids or defoliants that may be drying or irritating to the skin (such as alpha hydroxyl acid [AHA], beta hydroxyl acids [BHA], peels, exfoliating masks, hydroquinone, or benzoyl peroxide acne products).

  • Microdermabrasion, laser resurfacing, or other facial treatments such as chemical peels, Botox, skin fillers, laser skin treatments, or plastic surgery should be completely healed​.

NOTE: If you have a history of herpes simplex virus (cold sores or fever blisters), in rare instances a reactivation of this condition could occur after treatment. Please inform your nurse or physician so that an anti-viral medication can be prescribed by your doctor before the treatment date.​


  • Use the the serums provided in the aftercare kit

  • No make-up for 90 minutes

  • No sauna, steam room, excessive exercise or heat for 24 hours

Jet Plasma, RF Therapy, & Microcurrent Therapy


  • Pregnant and/or Breastfeeding

  • Cancer (all forms)

  • Undergoing chemotherapy or immunotherapy

  • High blood pressure (uncontrolled)

  • Diabetes (uncontrolled)

  • Prednisone and other steroid medications (treatment will increase inflammation)

  • Heart problems or diseases

  • Hemorrhagic disease, trauma or bleeding

  • Numb or insensitive to heat

  • Active implanted device such as pacemaker or defibrillator

Conditions that need a letter from your doctor to confirm the treatment is suitable before treatments can begin:

  • Epilepsy

  • Transplant Anti-Rejection Drugs

  • Thyroid Disease

  • Heart Disease

  • Hypertension (High blood pressure treated with medication)

The list below is of things that require a waiting period until you can start treatments:

  • Sunburn

  • Recent surgery (wait 6 months)

  • Open lesions (avoid area)

  • Skin diseases (avoid area)

  • Infection (avoid area)

  • Antibiotics (wait until course completed)

  • Inflammation (avoid area)

  • Varicose veins (avoid area)

  • Prosthesis/silicone implants (avoid area)

  • Metal implants/screws (avoid area)

  • Depilatory creams (wait 2 weeks)

  • Areas being treated with IPL or Laser (wait 2 weeks)

  • Areas being treated with Botox® or dermal fillers (wait 2 weeks)



  • No makeup can be worn after the treatment for 12 hours

  • No Exercise, Sauna, Steam for 12 hours

  • No skincare other than what is applied in the clinic can be used for 12 hours

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