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Treatment Contraindications


The following conditions may prevent or restrict you from receiving specific services at Rejuvenate Clinics.

Please note that while this list covers many contraindications, there may be others not listed below that would also prevent you from receiving services, and we reserve the right to determine what constitutes a contraindication. Speak with your skincare professional and your doctor if you have any questions or concerns.

  • Pregnancy, breastfeeding, postpartum period

  • Cancer (ongoing chemotherapy or radiotherapy)

  • Hormonal treatment
    – individual hormonal therapy
    – infertility treatment
    – thyroid disease treatment

  • Medication
    – antibiotics (break between the last dose and the treatment is a minimum of 4 weeks)
    – anticoagulants (blood thinners)
    – aspirin
    – retinoids (break between the last dose and the treatment is a minimum of 6 months)
    – photosensitisers (phototoxic, photoallergic – break between the last dose and the treatment is a minimum of 1 week)

  • Cosmetics with
    – retinol
    – vitamins A, C and E
    – fruit acids
    used on the treatment area require 4 weeks break before the treatment

  • Herbal Remedies
    – St John’s Wort, calendula
    – herbal slimming teas
    – herbal antidepressants
    stop use 1 week before the treatment

  • Tanning
    – sun tanning (stop use minimum 4 weeks before treatment)
    – sunbed (stop use minimum 4 weeks before treatment)
    – self-tanning creams (stop use minimum 4 weeks before treatment, or the treatment can be performed after tan has been removed)

  • Hair removal with tweezers, waxing or mechanical epilator (stop use minimum 4 weeks before facial treatment and 6 weeks for other areas of the body) or with specific depilatory creams (stop use minimum 1 week before the treatment)

  • Facial cosmetic treatments are possible 7 days in advance or 14 days after the treatment

  • Exfoliating products should be stopped a week before procedures

  • Skin prone to discoloration or bruising

  • Tattoos

  • History of keloids

  • Fillers, Botox

  • Dermatological skin changes (active bacterial, viral or fungal skin infections)
    – herpes (the treatment is possible 2 weeks after the infection is treated)
    – inflammation
    – nevus (moles, beauty marks etc)
    – photodermatoses (skin sensitivity to the sun)
    – eczemas
    – hyperpigmentation
    – psoriasis
    – reticularis (mottled skin)
    – vitiligo (relative contraindications)

  • Epilepsy (relative contraindication)

  • HIV

  • Ongoing or planned surgical operations

  • Feeling of heavy legs (venous changes)

  • Alcohol (24 hours before and after)

  • Heart problems

  • Metal implants or pacemakers

  • Severe clotting disorders

  • Severe vascular disease

  • Skin disease in the treatment area

  • Uncontrolled diabetes

  • Under the age of 18

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