After your microneedling procedure, your skin will be red and flushed in appearance - similar to a sunburn. You may also experience skin tightness and sensitivity. This will diminish greatly after a few hours. Complete healing can take 72 hours - 1 week.
Post procedure, don't spend time out in the sun. No makeup for atleast 48 hours. Stay away from products that contain acids or retinol for at least 4 days. Wear SPF every day. Wear a hat if going outside.
Skincare Regimen for 4 days post treatment:
AM: gentle cleanse, moisturize, and SPF
PM: gentle cleanse and moisturize
Micro-needling is NOT recommended for patients with:
Keloid scars, scleroderma, collagen vascular disease, cardiac abnormalities, active bacterial or fungal infections, and patients on blood thinners or who have a hemorrhagic disorder.
Micro-needling should not be done on scars less than a year old, women who are pregnant or nursing, patients with a history of eczema, psoriasis, keloid scars, herpes infections, diabetics, active acne, autoimmune disease, or other chronic conditions. Patients must have been off of Accutane for over 6 months before they can receive a micro-needling treatment.
SCLEROTHERAPY (VEIN TREATMENT)
You need to walk for 15-20 mins post treatment before leaving. Treatment can be repeated every 2-3 weeks. In the clinical study, final results were after multiple sessions, with last result at 26 weeks.
Pre-procedure, you must avoid tanning beds 1 week prior. No shaving or lotion the day of the procedure. Bring a pair or loose shorts or loose pants to wear after the procedure. You must consent to photos.
Post procedure, you must wear compression stockings (will be provided) for 2-3 days around the clock, and then 2 weeks at least 8 hours every day. You must walk for 15-20 minutes, twice a day.
2 days post injection:
-No shaving or lotion
-No long flights
-No heavy lifting
-No hot baths/saunas
-No high heel shoes
Do not get your eyebrows wet for 24 hours after the service. Don't use harsh makeup removers on brows. Use non oil-based removers only. After washing your face or showering, set your brow hairs while they are wet. *The last step is the most important: Your brows must be conditioned 3-5X per week. You can do this with hair conditioner, castor oil, and/or Brow Toxx.