Microneedling Contraindications

The treatment may NOT be suitable for you if any of the following apply directly to you:
• You have a known history of clotting or bleeding disorders such as hemophilia.
• You suffer from uncontrolled diabetes.
• You are taking anticoagulant therapies such as warfarin or heparin or low dose  aspirin as prescribed by your physician.
• You are suffering from an active skin infection including bacterial, viral, or fungal.
• You have eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, a collagen vascular disease, or skin rashes on the face.
• You are suffering from active acne of the face or you are currently taking acne medication with the ingredient isotretinoin (such as Accutane™).
• You have actinic (solar) keratoses, keloid scars (or a history of keloid scars), human papillomavirus warts (HPV) or birthmarks or moles in the treatment area.
• You are suffering from a known malignancy or are undergoing or about to undergo treatments using chemotherapy, radiotherapy or high dose corticosteroids.
• You suffer from a systemic infection such as hepatitis or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
• If you are pregnant or are currently breastfeeding.
• You are allergic to stainless steel or topical or local anesthetics or have a history of contact dermatitis to these products.
• You are allergic to or have a history of contact dermatitis to the ingredients in Supragel™ which consists of calcium chloride, propylene glycol, deionized water, sodium hydroxide, sucrose, pectin and cellulose gum (blanose) 

• You have undergone plastic surgery of the face including dermal fillers within the last 12 months or have any facial surgical scars < 12 months old.
• You have undergone Botox® or other neuromodulator injections in the face within the last three months.