If you have infections, eczema, burns, inflammation of hair follicles,
open lacerations, abrasions, herpes simplex, wounds or lesions and
haematomas in the areas to be treated.
If you have had surgery in the areas to be treated.
If you have epilepsy with flashlight sensitivity.
If you have diabetes, lupus erythematodes, porphyria or congestive
If you have any bleeding disorder.
If you have a history of immunosuppressive disease (including HIV
infection or AIDS).
never use the appliance if you take any of the medications
listed below, i.e.:
If your skin is currently being treated with or has recently been treated
with Alpha-Hydroxy Acids (AHAs), Beta- Hydroxy Acids (BHAs),
topical isotretinoin and azelaic acid.
If you have taken any form of isotretinoin Accutane® or Roaccutane®
in the last six months.This treatment can make skin more susceptible to
tears, wounds and irritations.
If you are on painkillers, which reduce the skin's sensitivity to heat.
If you are taking photosensitising agents or medications, check the
package insert of your medicine and never use the appliance if it is
stated that it can cause photo-allergic reactions, photo-toxic reactions
or if you have to avoid sun when taking this medicine.
If you take anticoagulation medications, including heavy use of aspirin, in
a manner which does not allow for a minimum 1-week washout period
prior to each treatment.
If you take immunosuppressive medications.
never use the appliance on the following areas:
Around the eyes and near the eyebrows.
On nipples, areolas, labia minora, vagina, anus and the inside of the
nostrils and ears.
Men must not use it on the scrotum and face.
Over or near anything artificial like silicone implants, pacemakers,
subcutaneous injection ports (insulin dispenser) or piercings.
On moles, freckles, large veins, darker pigmented areas, scars, skin
anomalies without consulting your doctor. This can result in a burn and
a change in skin colour, which makes it potentially harder to identify
skin-related diseases (e.g. skin cancer).
On warts, tattoos or permanent make-up. This can result in a burn and
a change in skin colour (hypopigmentation or hyperpigmentation).
On areas, where you use long-lasting deodorants. This can result in skin
reactions. See chapter 'Using the appliance', section 'Possible side effects
and skin reactions'.
never use the appliance on sunburnt, recently tanned (last 48
hours) or fake-tanned skin:
All types of tanning can influence the safety of the treatment. This
applies to exposure to natural sunlight as well as artificial tanning methods,
such as tanning lotions, tanning appliances etc. If you are tanned or are
planning to tan, see chapter 'Preparing for use', section 'Tanning advice'.
Note: This list is not exhaustive. If you are not sure whether you can use the
appliance we advise you to consult a doctor.