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Electrical Face & Body Treatments – Contra-indications

Contra-indications to electrical face and body treatments include:

  • Skin diseases/disorders, hyper-sensitive skin
  • Bruising, swelling, acute inflammation
  • Avoid any areas with warts, cuts or abrasions
  • Recent operations in the concerned areas
  • Recent fractures of the concerned areas
  • Epilepsy (if not on medication)
  • Recent scar tissue
  • Tumours or unrecognised lumps
  • Neuritis/neuralgia
  • Haemophilia
  • Any viral infection e.g. flu, lymphatic disorder, eye infections e.g. conjunctivitis, cold sores
  • Pacemakers, metal plates/pins in the immediate area for treatment
  • Severe asthmatic conditions
  • Pregnancy

Diamond Microdermabrasion – Contra-indications

Contra indications that prevent treatment

  • Neuro dermatitis (full body dermatitis)
  • Psoriasis or a history of psoriasis
  • Orally administered steroid medication e.g. Roaccutane for 6 months during and after the medication treatment. Then skin must be treated very gently as a sensitive steroids thin and sensitise the skin tissues

Contraindications restrictive

  • Eczema
  • Botox – Treatment can only be given after 8 to 12 weeks following Botox treatment due to this risk and depending on skin response to Botox
  • Dermal fillers – Treatment can be given 8-12 weeks following treatment depending on skin response
  • Glycolic peels – Wait 3 months following peels as this thins the skin
  • Chemical peels – Cannot have Diamond Microdermabrasion
  • Avoid products with retinol, AHAs, BHAs, Vitamin A derivatives, salicylic and glycolic acids during microdermabrasion treatments and at home during course of treatment

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