PRP Facial Preparation

PREPARING FOR YOUR FACIAL

Contraindications:

  • Patients with active cold sores, wounded, sunburned, excessively sensitive skin, healing problems, dermatitis or inflammatory Rosacea should be excluded from MicroNeedling
  • MicroNeedling is not recommended if you have taken Accutane within the past year or received chemotherapy or radiation therapy

Two weeks before your appointment, you should:

  • Stop taking fish oil, Vitamin E and other anti-inflammatories, such as Turmeric, Aspirin or Advil

A week before your appointment, you should:

  • Avoid electrolysis, waxing, depilatory creams, laser hair removal and sun exposure
  • Stop any exfoliating products that may be drying or irritating, such as salicylic acid, alpha hydroxy acid and glycolic acid
  • Stop using Tri-Retinol Complex, Retin-A, Renova, Differin (Adapalene 0.1%) or any products containing Retinol, AHA or BHA or Benzoyl Peroxide.

Twenty-four hours before your appointment, you should:

  • Stop all alcohol consumption.
  • Stop all non-necessary NSAID use.

On day of facial:

  • You will be given numbing cream that you will place on your face an hour prior to arrival.
  • Please arrive with clean skin or, if you prefer, you can wash your face at the office.
  • If possible, please complete the consent and intake forms online prior to arrival.

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