Require Waiting Periods

  • Lasik or Cataract Surgery ~ 1 month prior and wait 3 months post-op • Latisse ~ 2 weeks off
  • Botox or Disport ~ 1 Day since they cannot lie flat for at least 5 hours
  • Fillers i.e. Juvaderm, Silk, Voluma, Sculptra, etc. 2 weeks
  • Fat transfer in lips ~ wait 3 months for swelling to subside
  • Accutane full dose ~ 1 year (half-dose or prophylactic dose needs medical clearance) • Suntanned skin ~ 1 month
  • Retinols, glycolic acid, Vitamin C peels ~ 8 weeks
  • Lasers, IPL ~ 8 weeks
  • Shingles shot ~ 1 month
  • Laser that removed old permanent makeup ~ 8 weeks

Contraindications for Procedure

  • Pregnant
  • Chemotherapy and Radiation full treatments ~ prophylactic chemotherapy is generally safe to proceed
  • Active dermatologic disorders, i.e. rosacea, eczema, psoriasis
  • Eyelash extensions must be removed prior to eyeliner
  • Sick with flu/fever
  • Active herpes anywhere on the face

Require Medical Clearance/Pre-Medication

  • Heart valves, stents, pacemakers, rheumatic fever ~ medical clearance and pre-medication • Organ transplants ~ medical clearance and pre-medication
  • Joint replacements ~ medical clearance and pre-medication
  • Insulin dependent diabetics ~ medical clearance and pre-medication
  • Fever blister history ~ medical clearance and pre-medication
  • Shingles history ~ medical clearance and pre-medication, even with immunization • Seizures ~ medical clearance
  • Blood thinners, steroids ~ medical clearance
  • Glaucoma, medical clearance
  • Lupus/ Autoimmune Disease ~ medical clearance and pre-medication
  • Graves’ Disease (eye diseases) ~ medical clearance
  • Anxiety/Bipolar disorders- medical clearance
  • Blepharitits ~ medical clearance
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