Contraindications

Open wounds or lesions on the face and/or neck
Severe or cystic acne on the face and/or neck
Pacemakers and electronic device implants in treated area
Heart Conditions
An active systemic or local skin disease that may alter wound healing
Herpes
Autoimmune disease
Diabetes
Epilepsy
Bell’s palsy


Other Areas to avoid
Thyroid gland, thyroid cartilage and trachea
Major vessels
Breast tissue or breast implant or mechanical implants
Dermal fillers
Metal stents in the area of treatment (e.g. face, neck, décolleté (centre of chest)
Pregnant or breast-feeding women

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•It is normal for the area treated to have redness and swelling. It is uncommon for a blister or bruise to develop. If you develop a blister, a topical antibiotic ointment such as polysporin can be used daily until healed

•An ice pack should be avoided to maximize treatment results. Pain medication is not necessary

•Makeup can be applied immediately post treatment

•Waxing, tweezing, and depilatory creams can be resumed 3 days post treatment

•Avoid vigorous exercise, hot tubs, pools, sauna or steam for 24-48 hours after treatment

•A non-exfoliant cleanser and light moisturizer can be used day of treatment. You can resume normal skin care the next day

•Avoid direct sun light for 24 hours following treatment, SPF 30 or higher sunscreen must be applied 10 minutes prior to sun exposure and worn everyday rain or shine

•Retinol or any form of vitamin A or peeling products, or bleaching products can be resumed after 3 days post treatment

•Botox, Dysport,chemical peels, and dermal fillers can be resumed 1-weekpost treatment

•A post procedure skin care regimen maybe suggested to maximize an prolong your treatments an minimize complication

•If skin becomes painful or redness persist, please contact us immediately

•Avoid sun exposure and tanning for 1 weekprior to treatment, sunburned skin will not be treated

•Stop using all skin irritants (glycolic/salicylic acids, benzoyl peroxide, retinol product such as Retin A, Triluma, Differin, and Vitamin C) on the area’s being treated 1 week prior to treatment.

•Advise Staff of current medications including antibiotics (certain antibiotics can make your skin photosensitive)treatment can be done 2 weeks after completion

•If you develop an active cold sore or skin infection, please call and reschedule

•On the day of the treatment, please keep your face clean and do not apply makeup or moisturizers

•If choosing to use topical numbing cream, pre-numb 45 minutes prior to appointment

High Intensity focused ultrasound

Post Care/ Home Care Instructions

Pre-Care Instructions