Pre And Post-Care Treatment Instructions for Optimal Results
NOT RECOMMENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING PATIENTS:
✔ Patients with cardiac devices such as AICD’s (auxiliary internal cardiac devices), defibrillators, mechanical valves, pacemakers, or any device that is affected by RF energy.
✔ Patients with an active sexually transmitted disease.
✔ Those with urinary tract infection.
✔ Anyone with a greater than stage 2 pelvic organ prolapse.
✔ Someone who has experienced recent vaginal surgery or fillers (they may require an alternative treatment).
✔ Those with active disease states, a hemorrhagic disorder or are on anticoagulant treatments.
✔ Someone experiencing an active or local skin disease that may alter wound healing or someone who has an autoimmune disease
A negative pregnancy test may be required for women of childbearing age. Menstruation is not a contraindication for treatment, however, if you are in the middle of a heavy flow, you may want to reschedule to be more comfortable.
12-24 hours prior to treatment
✔ Increase hydration intake targeting 4-6 glasses of water.
✔ Clip hair that is in the external treatment area so that it is short, or shave the area.
✔ Stop wax and laser hair removal appointments 5-7 days prior to treatment to avoid irritation.
✔ Treatments are recommended in a series of 3 spaced approximately one month apart.
✔ Maintenance treatment is recommended yearly or as instructed by your treatment provider.
✔ If you have been treated externally, skin may be slightly pink to red, swollen and warm to the touch for about one hour after the procedure.
✔ There is possibility of mild cramping, which should resolve in 24 hours.
✔ Light spotting may occur immediately post procedure.
✔ You can resume normal physical activities and sexual activities, unless otherwise directed by your treatment provider.
✔ There are no restrictions on showering, bathing, swimming or using hot tubs (except if there is spotting or mild bleeding. In this case, wait one day).
When to call your practitioner:
✔ If you experience bleeding that lasts longer than 24 hours and is not controlled by over-the-counter medication, cramping that lasts longer than 24 hours or if you have a fever that is over 101 degrees.
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If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call our office at 203-637-0662.