Located at the back entrance (bottom floor) of Botanica Day Spa.
If you are higher than a 4 on the Fitzpatrick scale above then we can do a patch test to ensure you won’t have hyperpigmentation.
If you enjoy the sun, it is imperative to use our after care products and wear a huge hat and sunglasses for as long as possible to avoid hyperpigmentation. I always tell my clients to avoid the sun for 6-8 weeks as much as possible after treatment to be on the safe side, especially if they are at a higher number on the Fitzpatrick Scale.
Due to lidocaine topical anesthetic used, and the energy your body will need to heal the skin properly, we don’t treat pregnant or nursing mothers.
If you have a weakened immune system, uncontrolled diabetes, are undergoing chemotherapy, etc etc, it is not wise to be treated. Some situations require a doctor’s okay, but overall best results come when you can expend the energy to heal properly.
Though we treat sun spots (age spots) with this treatment, melasma can be hornomally related and may worsen with this treatment.
It is nearly impossible to treat someone without using our numbing cream, so if you have an allergy then we would need to find an alternative.
Although the electrical current from the Plasma pen only penetrates the tops few layers of skin, as a precaution we don’t treat anyone with a pacemaker, nor metal implants in the face.
It is not recommended to undergo this treatment if the psoriasis is in the same areas where you desire treatment, especially if flared up. If it’s under control and mild, and you check with your doctor, in some situations it may be okay.