Pre Treatment Instructions for RF Microneedling
- This treatment cannot be done when pregnant, or if you have an electronic implant (Insulin pump, pacemaker, LVAD, etc)
- Inform us of any medical conditions such as pregnancy, cold sore and fever blister tendencies, any type of allergy, recent facial peels or surgery, and all current medications (including both prescriptions and over-the-counter products) such as Accutane, tetracycline, hormone replacement therapy, or use of Retin-A.
- This treatment may activate any cold sores or fever blisters.
- The patient must quit taking Accutane for 6 months prior to having an RF microneedling treatment.
- Do not use self-tanning lotions or tanning booths two weeks prior to your RF microneedling treatment. Do not sunbathe two weeks prior to your appointment.
- Do not use any irritating skin care products such as Retin-A or OBAGI for one week prior to treatment.
- Avoid taking NSAIDs such as Advil, Motrin, Aleve, aspirin for 1 week prior to scheduled procedure.
- Areas of dental crowns, caps, braces, or other metal dental implants may be more sensitive to the treatment and the clinician may use gauze or a tongue depressor to isolate the area to make the treatment more comfortable.