DermaPen - Clinical Treatment Consultation and Consent
Dermapen™ is a corrective treatment that creates rejuvenating micro-channels into the skin’s matrix. Employing patented technology, Dermapen’s™ oscillating action effortlessly glides over the skin to initiate and stimulate the body’s own natural healing and regenerative response.
It is possible to achieve striking results by delivering a versatile and customized treatment, which has been documented to improve the appearance of aging, wrinkles, uneven skin tone, uneven texture, stretch marks and scar tissue on face and body areas. Dermapen™ treatments are fast, effective, comfortable and offer results after just one treatment. Based on your areas of concern, your Dermapen™ practitioner may recommend a series of treatment for optimal results.
Your Dermapen™ clinical treatment only uses genuine Dermapen™ devices and is performed by a Dermapen™ qualified practitioner.CONTRAINDICATIONS:
Dermapen™ treatments are not suitable for patients experiencing active
- Papulopustular rosacea
- Acne vulgaris stage III-IV
- Herpes simplex
- Bacterial/fungal infections
- Open lesions
- Solar keratosis
- Skin cancer
Certain health conditions, medications, supplements and lifestyle factors may affect a Dermapen™ procedure. All patients are required to complete a Dermapen™ Consultation Form prior to any clinical treatment for assessment by a qualified Dermapen practitioner.
If you are prone to herpes simplex (cold sores), it is recommended to take or apply a targeted prophylaxis, such as acyclovir, to prevent a possible outbreak.
For tanned to dark complexions or skins prone to post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, it is recommended to use a melanin inhibiting skin regime for at least 2 weeks prior to a Dermapen™ clinical treatment. Dermapen™ recommends the twice daily application of DP Dermaceuticals Brite Lite™.COMFORT:
Your Dermapen™ practitioner will take all steps to ensure total comfort for your Dermapen™ procedure. If at any point you feel discomfort, please inform your practitioner immediately. If you have any allergies or have had any past reaction to topical numbing cream or anaesthetic, please inform your Dermapen™ practitioner prior to treatment.HEALTH & SAFETY:
Your Dermapen™ treatment only uses sterile, single use consumables throughout the procedure, ensuring complete health and safety.TREATMENT DURATION:
Please allow 45-90 minutes for your Dermapen™ clinical treatment including preparation, numbing and post-care.
During the skin healing process, minor itching, hives, flaking, or redness may appear. If symptoms persist, please call your Dermapen™ practitioner.
Do not pick, squeeze or agitate during the recovery period.
Please avoid the following activities for up to 2 days following a Dermapen™ clinical procedure:
- Direct ultra violet exposure (sun and solariums)
- Intensive cardio, exercise or gymnasium regimens
- Excessively hot showers, bathing, spas or sauna
- Further clinical treatments (including, but not limited to): microdermabrasion, laser, intense pulsed light, chemical peels, muscle relaxant injections and dermal fillers)
- Spray or self-tanning
- Swimming in chlorinated pools or the ocean
- Tattooing (including cosmetic tattooing)
Please avoid the use of skin care products containing any of the following active resurfacing ingredients for up to 5 days following a Dermapen™ clinical procedure:
- Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) (including but not limited to) glycolic, lactic or malic acid
- Beta hydroxy acid (BHA) including salicylic acid
- Benzoyl peroxide
- Retinoids (including but not limited to) tretinoin, retinol and retinaldehyde
- High levels of Kojic or azelaic acid
- Alcohol (including but not limited to) isopropyl alcohol/de-natured alcohol/rubbing alcohol
Your DP Dermaceuticals regimen may be altered by your practitioner, according to your individual needs and skin conditions
DERMAPEN™ POST-OPERATIVE HOMECARE
Light, non-occlusive and non-comedogenic make-up may be applied 24 hours post-procedure. Dermapen™ recommends Cover Recover™ as a daily skin protectant and camouflage in one.
If in doubt with any of the above activities or products, please call your Dermapen™ practitioner for clarification to when normal activity or use may be resumed.