MICRONEEDLING

PRE/POST CARE INSTRUCTIONS

TREATMENT TIME: 90 MINUTES

ANESTHETIC: TOPICAL LIDOCAINE

RECOVERY TIME: NATURAL GROWTH FACTOR/PRF INJECTIONS WILL HELP DECREASE REDNESS AND HEALING TIME, REDNESS WILL GRADUALLY GO DOWN OVER THE NEXT 2-4 DAYS DEPENDING ON PATIENT.

NOTICEABLE RESULTS: GRADUAL RESULTS WILL BE SEEN OVER THE NEXT WEEK AND CONTINUE TO GET BETTER AS CELL TURNOVER CONTINUES.

NUMBER OF TREATMENTS NEEDED: DEPENDING ON YOUR DESIRED RESULTS AND GOALS.

pre

CARE

No recent use of retinols, glycolic or photosensitizing products 5-7 days before treatment.

No active acne.

No recent suntan or sun burn exposure.

No cold sores, open wounds, or other skin conditions in the area being treated.

No recent injections (Filler, Sculptra, Kybella, etc.) within 2 weeks.

post

CARE

Do not apply anything to your skin besides gentle products for 24 hours.

No sun exposure for 1-2 weeks, continued sun protection thereafter.

No retinol, manual/chemical exfoliation for 1 week.

Do not touch your face and sleep with a clean pillowcase for 24 hours.

Avoid saunas or heated exercise (hot yoga) for 24 hours.

Be mindful of exercise that causes too much heat/sweat in skin for 24 hours

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Jackson Rhudy, MD

Owner/Medical Director

Dr. Jackson Rhudy is a board-certified physician who has been practicing in Salt Lake since 1974. After an initial career in emergency medicine, he developed an interest in the new technologies emerging in the field of aesthetics utilizing non-surgical techniques such as lasers, Botox, and injectable fillers. He sought training from leading experts in the aesthetic field at multiple locations in the US and Europe and in 2000 he founded an aesthetic practice called Light Touch Laser Skin Care Center. It rapidly became a leading aesthetic practice in the Salt Lake City area. In 2010, he sold the practice and focused on his other endeavor, Optimum Clinical Research– a private research site that performs clinical trials on new pharmaceutical drugs. But continuing demand from former aesthetic patients led to the formation of a new aesthetic practice in July 2015. Reuniting with a former colleague, Jill Miller, they started Nuance Aesthetics—a practice devoted to providing excellence in the field of non-surgical aesthetics by offering experience and expertise with the utmost integrity. Dr. Rhudy maintains his board certification in emergency medicine and is the only physician in Salt Lake City who is board certified in laser surgery.

When Dr Rhudy isn’t in the office, he loves riding his bike up City Creek. He has always had a passion for learning and growing in the medical field which is why he spends a lot of free time researching the latest treatments and technology that keeps Nuance ahead of the curve. 

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