Contraindications for IPL treatments (General)

Please check the contraindications for IPL treatments prior to your visit to our spas for IPL treatments/consultations.

1. Exposure to sun or artificial tanning during the last 3 - 4 weeks for skin type (1 - 3) and 6 - 8 weeks in skin type (4 -5)
2. Pregnancy or breastfeeding
3. Cancer; in particular, skin cancer
4. Epilepsy
5. Diabetes
6. Active skin diseases (psoriasis, Vitiligo)
7. Diseases which may be stimulated by light (lupus)
8. Hormonal disorders, unless under control
9. Any major uncontrolled health problem (diabetes)
10. Use of Accutane, photosensitive medication and herbs
11. History of bleeding coagulpathies and use of anticoagulants
12. Active infection of Herpes Simplex in the treatment area (Please see a doctor prior to the treatment for proper medication advice)
13. History of Keloid scarring
14. Clients under 18 years of age for Hair removal and Clients under 25 years of age for photo facials. 
15. No retinoic Acid products 2 weeks prior to treatment
16. Avoid peels for two weeks prior to treatment

Please see Pre-& Post treatment precautions for each treatment. 

Corporate Offices: 25 – 2700 Dufferin Street, Toronto, ON, M6B4J3