Contraindications and Side Effects

Contraindications

Pacemaker or internal defibrillator.

  • Superficial metal or other implants in the treatment area.
  • Current or history of skin cancer, or current condition of any other type of cancer, or pre-malignant moles.
  • History of any kind of cancer *
  • Severe concurrent conditions, such as cardiac disorders.
  • Pregnancy and nursing.
  • Impaired immune system due to immunosuppressive diseases such as AIDS and HIV, or use of immunosuppressive medications. *
  • Diseases, which may be stimulated by light at the wavelengths used, such as history of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Porphyria, and Epilepsy. *
  • Patients with history of diseases stimulated by heat, such as recurrent Herpes Simplex in the treatment area, may be treated only following a prophylactic regimen.
  • Poorly controlled endocrine disorders, such as Diabetes.
  • Any active condition in the treatment area, such as sores, Psoriasis, eczema, and rash.
  • History of skin disorders, keloids, abnormal wound healing, as well as very dry and fragile skin.
  • History of bleeding coagulopathies, or use of anticoagulants.
  • Use of medications, herbs, food supplements, and vitamins known to induce photo-sensitivity to light exposure at the wavelengths used, such as Isotretinoin (Accutane)  within last 6 months, Tetracycline, or St. John’s Wort within the last two weeks. *
  • Facial laser resurfacing and deep chemical peeling within the last three months, if face is treated.
  • Excessively tanned skin from sun, sun-beds or tanning creams within the last two weeks.

Possible Side Effects

Side effects may include any of those conditions listed below.

  • Discomfort;
  • Excessive skin redness (erythema) and/or swelling (edema);
  • Damage to natural skin texture (crust, blister, burn);
  • Change of pigmentation (hyper- or hypo-pigmentation);
  • Scarring.

Ready to Get Started?

Please fill out the form below or give us a call to schedule your appointment.

What to expect during your consultation…

  1. Get to know the Aria Medispa staff.

  2. Discuss your unique goals and concerns.

  3. Learn about our services and specialties.

Office Hours

M-W: 11am - 7pm
Th-Sat: 9am - 8pm
Sun: 9am - 6pm

“I have been a client of Aria MediSpa for four years and have loved all of the services I have had which include facials, massages, permanent make up and body scrubs. It is a beautiful spa and Valeria and Jacob, the owners, are very nice. The staff is very skilled.”

- K.B.

How May We Help?

* All indicated fields must be completed.
Please include non-medical questions and correspondence only.

Scroll to Top