History of active diseases that impair the immune system due to immunosuppressive diseases such as AIDS, HIVS, Herpes, etc.
History of presence raised moles, warts, or lesions on treatment area.
Possibly history eczema, psoriasis, or other chronic conditions.
Collagen vascular diseases or cardiac abnormalities.
Current history of Rosacea and blood-clotting diseases.
Active bacterial or fungal infection.
Scars less than six months old.
You are not a good candidate if you are now pregnant, think you might be pregnant, or are trying to become pregnant.
Avoid anti-inflammatory/blood thinning medications, if possible for a period of 2 weeks before treatment. Medications and supplements such as aspirin, vitamin E, ginkgo biloba, ginseng, St. John’s Wort, Omega 3/Fish Oil supplements, Ibuprofen, Motrin, Advil, Aleve and other NSAIDS have a blood thinning effect and can increase the risk of bruising and swelling after injections.
Do NOT consume alcoholic beverages at least 24 hours prior to treatment (alcohol may thin the blood and increase the risk of bruising).
Waxing must be avoided one week prior to and after a MicroGold treatment.
Discontinue Retin-A 2 days before and 2 days after treatment.
Avoid abrasive scrubs or other exfoliating products three days prior to treatment.
If you have a history of cold sores please let your provider know, they may put you on an antiviral medication prior to treatment.
It is not recommended to apply makeup for at least 6 hours after treatment.
Wait at least 6 hours before washing your face. Wash the treated area gently with a gentle cleanser, and apply moisturizer after. It is possible to resume your daily skin routine the next day.
Sleep on your back with your head elevated slightly to reduce swelling.
Redness is common and to be expected. It will subside after one to two hours.
Sun exposure must be avoided or kept to a minimum at least 24 hours after treatment.
Always wear your sunscreen; apply a sunscreen with SPF 30 every morning.
Do not use exfoliating medications, chemicals, or products on the treated areas for a few days.
Avoid exercising, heat, steam, or saunas for at least 24 hours.