Electrolysis Contraindications

Electrolysis Contraindications

The following are medical conditions of concern (contraindications) for the electrologist:

Accutane or Retin A/Renova Users

  • Accutane: only if you are off of medication for 1 year to avoid any scarring

  • Retin A/Renova: only if you stop applying it 2 days before your session and stay off 2 days after your session, if you are having treatment in that area

Absolute Contra-Indications – Requires a Doctor’s Note

  • Diabetes

  • Heart Condition

  • Hemophilia

  • Pacemaker

  • Seizures

  • Transplant Surgery

Relative Contra-Indications – Patients MAY be treated, provided their condition is under control with a medical professional’s supervision

  • Carcinoma

  • Coagulation Problems

  • Fainting

  • Hepatitis

  • Herpes I & II

  • Hodgkin’s Disease

  • Hysterectomy

  • Keloids

  • Tumors


*** Gentle Touch CT does NOT provide Electrolysis Permanent Hair Removal Services for the male, genital area. ***