MICRONEEDLING INFORMATION &CONTRAINDICATIONS
Skin is the largest organ in the body. Skin health and aging depend on:
It is important to understand that with all treatments, it takes multiple sessions and several weeks for your skin to transform. The transformation is amazing.
WITH MICRONEEDLING, THERE ARE 3 PHASES TO THE WOUND-REPAIR PROCESS:
Once collagen production has been stimulated, the skin steadily improves over the course of several weeks. The improvement in tone, texture, pigment and skin buoyancy continues to improve for the next 9 months.
MICRO-NEEDLING PRE & POST PROCEDURE INSTRUCTIONS
Pre-Procedure Instructions & Precautions
- 48 hours before or after Botox treatment to have a micro-needling treatment.
- 1 week before or after any fillers such as Juvederm, Restylane, etc.
- 1 month before or after laser treatments or chemical peels or Micro-dermabrasion treatments.
Post-Procedure Instructions & Precautions
What to expect in the days following the micro-needling procedure
Although it is impossible to list every potential risk and complication, the following are recognized as known contraindications to micro-needling. Furthermore, it is your responsibility to fully and accurately disclose all medical history prior to initial treatment, as well as to provide any necessary updates at all future treatment sessions. If you have any of the conditions listed below, you should bring it to the attention of your VI provider PRIOR to signing this consent form.
RISKS OF MICRO-NEEDLING
Although the majority of patients do not experience any complications with micro-needling, it is important you understand that risks do exist. The micro-needling procedure is minimally invasive and uses a set of microneedles to inflict multiple, tiny, punctures/lacerations to the outermost layer of the skin. Because microneedling penetrates the skin, it inherently carries health risks, including but not limited to those listed below.
** You should discuss any and all health concerns with your VI provider PRIOR to signing this consent form.