Some illnesses/conditions can be affected by laser/light/heat treatments. Please see below. If you have any of the following, please let us know so we can advise you.
For laser hair removal, laser facials and tattoo removal:
*Previous Tattoo Removal Allergic Reaction?
*Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores)
*Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) (AKA Lupus)?
*Psoriasis (GP Letter needed)
*Other autoimmune diseases?
*Diabetes (GP Letter needed)
*Thyroid Disorders (GP Letter needed)
*Epilepsy (GP Letter needed)
*Treated with Ro-Accutane in the last 6 months?
*Blood thinning medication (Warfarin/Heparin/^Aspirin slow release Aspirin at 75mg per day or less as a prophylactic is ok)?
*Dark spots after pregnancy / skin injury?
*Keloid or very thick scarring?
*Transplant anti-rejection drugs? (GP Letter needed)
*Rheumatoid Arthritis “Gold” Therapy?
*Currently treated for Pulmonary embolism/blood clot, Leg ulcers or Phlebitis
*Acute or chronic renal failure?
*Chemical peels/dermabrasion/laser resurfacing/facelift
*Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) for cancer within the last 6 months?
*Chemotherapy/ Radiotherapy within the last 6 months
*Heart Disease (GP Letter needed)
*Hypertension (GP Letter needed)
*Hirsutism or PCOS
*Current infection/inflammatory condition
For Radiofrequency and cavitation treatments:
*Pregnancy or nursing (current only).
*Dental implants, braces, caps, metal fillings (amalgams, gold) - for facials, please circle all that apply.
*Botox or filler in treatment area.
*Pacemaker or internal defibrillator, implanted neuro-stimulators or another internal electric device.
*Metal implants or other implants in the treatment area- i.e. IUD, screws, plates.
*Current or history of, cancer - especially skin cancer, or pre-malignant moles in treatment area.
*Diabetes and Impaired immune system due to immunosuppressive diseases such as AIDS and HIV or use of Immune suppressive medications. Active weeping acne.
*Continuous use of Retin A, retinol.
*Medications such as blood thinners.
*Skin blotches or rosacea.
*Severe concurrent conditions such as cardiac disorders or epilepsy.
*Condition which could be adversely affected by heat. A history of diseases stimulated by heat, such as recurrent Herpes Simplex in the treatment area.
*Areas of sensory impairment such as in cases of nerve lesions and neuropathies.
*Any active condition in the treatment area, such as sores, psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema and rash as well as excessively/freshly tanned skin.
*Chemical sensitivities such as reactions to cosmetic products or perfumes. If known, please list specific.
*Offending ingredients: _____________________________________________________
*Varicose veins in the treatment area.
* History of skin disorders such as keloid scarring, abnormal wound healing, as well as very dry and fragile skin.
*Any surgical, invasive, ablative procedure in the treatment area before complete healing.
*Any medical condition that might impair skin healing.
Disqualifying Conditions for Cavitation & Radio Frequency Treatments
* Implants: heart pace-maker, braces, cochlear, artificial joints
*Coagulation disorder or bleeding or any other artificial organ inside the body tendency
*Pregnancy Acute hernia, discopathy, spondylolysis
*Migraines and Epilepsy
*Tuberculosis Malignant Tumours
* Not feeling thermal changes Acute infections or inflammations
*A burn or care after such a burn Accutane and retinol
*Botox or filler in treatment area
*Severe active arthritis
*Suppuration of soft tissues
*Severe cardiovascular disease, circulation (thrombus arterial sclerosis etc)
*Any active condition in the treatment area, such as Herpes, sores, psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema and rash
*Thyroid disorder ***Cavitation***
o Diabetes ***Cavitation***
o Liver disease
o Acne therapy using Iso-tretinoin such as Roaccutane within the last 6 months