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Microneedling Pre and Post Care Instructions

Microneedling Pre-Care Instructions

  • Avoid sun exposure, waxing, or any other exfoliating facial treatments for one week prior to treatment.
  • Must not have an active herpes simplex breakout or any other infections or open wounds on the area to be treated.
  • Must not have had any ablative laser treatments within the past week from treatment date.
  • Notify your doctor if you have taken Accutane within the last 12 months, as it may affect your treatment.

Microneedling Post-Care Instructions

  • If irritation or excessive dryness occurs, apply Cicalfate, Aquaphor, or another ointment suggested by your technician.
  • It is imperative that you use a sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 Broad Spectrum and avoid direct sunlight for one week post-treatment.
  • You may resume the regular use of Retin-A, alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA) or bleaching creams one to two days post-treatment.
  • A repeat treatment may be performed every four to six weeks.
We are grateful to be back in the office serving our patients. We continue offering the highest standards of cleanliness, safety and sanitation including: Prescreening phone calls prior to appointments, temperature checks and screening upon arrival, and seeing patients on a limited basis only to minimize occupancy.

The safety of our patients and staff continues to be a top priority. Please call us at 504-895-3376 to schedule an appointment today.