Information + Forms

Here you can access pre- and post-care for all MedSpa services, as well as informed consent and intake forms to review before your appointment.

Pre & Post Care

Laser Hair Removal

Before Your Treatment
  • Discontinue waxing, tweezing, threading, depilatories and electrolysis for at least 3 weeks prior to and throughout treatment.
  • Discontinue self-tanners/tanning lotions and spray tans 3 weeks prior to treatment.
  • Discontinue tanning beds and natural sun exposure 8 weeks prior to treatment.
  • Some medications or supplements may increase the risk of bruising.
  • Notify INTERLOCKS MedSpa with any changes to your health history or medications since your last appointment.
  • Caution is advised to persons with a history of herpes simplex in the treatment area. Those who carry the herpes simplex virus and receive laser treatment on their upper lip, chin, lower cheeks or bikini area may have a “flare up” of their condition. This risk of this complication can be reduce if you take a prescribed antiviral medication for a few days before and after each treatment. If you have an active herpes outbreak, your appointment will have to be rescheduled.
After Your Treatment
  • Avoid direct sun exposure for at least 2 weeks post-treatment and use a broad spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen.
  • It is common to experience immediate swelling, redness and perifollicular edema (mild rash) at the treatment site.
  • Avoid any trauma to treatment area such as scratching, picking or rubbing.
  • Avoid heat (Ex: hot tubs, Jacuzzis saunas and steam rooms) for 1-2 days.
  • Avoid any deep exfoliation treatments such as microdermabrasion, or the use of products containing a chemical exfoliator such as tretinoin, retinol, benzoyl peroxide, glycolic/salicylic acids, or astringents.

Note: Over the next 2-3 weeks you may notice hair stubble and hair shedding. You may rub a facecloth gently across the skin to speed up the shedding process but do not aggressively exfoliate. Please consult with your Laser Technician for further instructions.

Laser Genesis™

Before Your Treatment
  • Excess hair may need to have shaved. Men should be cleanly shaved prior to arriving for treatment.
  • Discontinue natural sun exposure, tanning beds, self-tanners/tanning lotions and spray tans 4 weeks prior to treatment.
  • Avoid treatments that may irritate your skin such as waxing or depilatories for 2 weeks prior to treatment.
  • Notify INTERLOCKS MedSpa with any changes to your health history or medications since your last appointment.
  • Caution is advised to persons with a history of herpes simplex in the treatment area. Those who carry the herpes simplex virus and receive laser treatment on their upper lip, chin, lower cheeks or bikini area may have a “flare up” of their condition. This risk of this complication can be reduced if you take a prescribed antiviral medication for a few days before and after each treatment. If you have an active herpes outbreak, your appointment will have to be rescheduled.
After Your Treatment
  • Avoid direct sun exposure for at least 2 weeks post-treatment and use a broad spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen.
  • Bruising, swelling and redness may occur and resolve with time.
  • Avoid heat (Ex. hot tubs, saunas, steam rooms, etc.) for 1-2 days.
  • Avoid any deep exfoliation treatments such as microdermabrasion, or the use of products containing a chemical exfoliator such as tretinoin, retinol, benzoyl peroxide, glycolic/salicylic acids, or astringents.

IPL Limelight

Before Your Treatment
  • Some medications or supplements may increase the risk of bruising. Consult with your physician.
  • Discontinue natural sun exposure, tanning beds, self-tanners/tanning lotions and spray tans 4 weeks prior to treatment.
  • Avoid treatments that may irritate your skin such as waxing or depilatories for 2 weeks prior to treatment.
  • Notify INTERLOCKS MedSpa with any changes to your health history or medications since your last appointment.
  • Caution is advised to persons with a history of herpes simplex in the treatment area. Those who carry the herpes simplex virus and receive laser treatment on their upper lip, chin, lower cheeks or bikini area may have a “flare up” of their condition. This risk of this complication can be reduced if you take a prescribed antiviral medication for a few days before and after each treatment. If you have an active herpes outbreak, your appointment will have to be rescheduled.
After Your Treatment
  • Avoid direct sun exposure for at least 2 weeks post-treatment and use a broad spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen.
  • Bruising, swelling and redness may occur and resolve with time.
  • Treated pigment will turn darker (brown to black) within 24-48 hours after treatment and naturally exfoliate off the face typically within 1 week, and off the body within 2-3 weeks.
  • Do not pick at treated area
  • Avoid heat (Ex. hot tubs, saunas, steam rooms, etc.) for 1-2 days.

Avoid any deep exfoliation treatments such as microdermabrasion, or the use of products containing a chemical exfoliator such as tretinoin, retinol, benzoyl peroxide, glycolic/salicylic acids, or astringents.

IPL Vascular Therapy

Before Your Treatment
  • Some medications or supplements may increase risk of bruising. Consult with your physician.
  • Discontinue natural sun exposure, tanning beds, self-tanners/tanning lotions and spray tans 4 weeks prior to treatment.
  • Avoid treatments that may irritate your skin such as waxing or depilatories for 2 weeks prior to treatment.
  • Notify INTERLOCKS MedSpa with any changes to your health history or medications since your last appointment.
  • Caution is advised to persons with a history of herpes simplex in the treatment area. Those who carry the herpes simplex virus and receive laser treatment on their upper lip, chin, lower cheeks or bikini area may have a “flare up” of their condition. This risk of this complication can be reduced if you take a prescribed antiviral medication for a few days before and after each treatment. If you have an active herpes outbreak, your appointment will have to be rescheduled.
After Your Treatment
  • Avoid direct sun exposure for at least 2 weeks post-treatment and use a broad spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen.
  • Bruising, swelling and redness may occur and resolve with time.
  • A “bug bite look” is common and usually resolves in 1-2 days.
  • Avoid heat (Ex. hot tubs, saunas, steam rooms, etc.) for 1-2 days.
  • Avoid any deep exfoliation treatments such as microdermabrasion, or the use of products containing a chemical exfoliator such as tretinoin, retinol, benzoyl peroxide, glycolic/salicylic acids, or astringents.
  • Notify INTERLOCKS MedSpa of any concerns (blistering, excessive redness/swelling, etc.)
  • Leg vein treatments:
    • Compression stockings (20-30 mm/hg) are recommended.
    • Avoid high-impact activity 3-5 days.
    • Hemosiderin staining (brown staining) may occur after treatment and usually resolves with time (can take up to 2 years) but, on a rare occasion, it may be permanent.
    • Leg veins may take many months to resolve and should not be re-treated before then.

Botox® Cosmetic

Before your treatment
  • It is recommended to schedule Botox® injection 2-3 weeks prior to any special event or vacation.
  • Discontinue the use of Aspirin, Motrin, Gingko Biloba, Garlic, Flax Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Vitamin A, Vitamin E or any other essential fatty acid at least 1 week before your treatment to minimize bruising or bleeding. Consult your primary physician prior to discontinuing any medications.
  • Avoid alcohol, caffeine, Niacin supplement, high-sodium foods, high sugar foods, refined carbohydrates, spicy foods and cigarettes 24-48 hours before treatments. These items may contribute to increase swelling or irritation.
  • If you develop a cold/flu, infection, blemish or rash in the area to be treated prior to your appointment, we recommend that you reschedule.
After your treatment
  • Do not massage the injected sites for at least 4 hours.
  • Contract the injected muscle 1 hour after injection.
  • Must stay upright and not lay down for 4 hours after injection.
  • Avoid heavy lifting, straining, vigorous exercise for a least 4 hours.
  • Discontinue the use of Aspirin, Motrin, Gingko Biloba, Garlic, Flax Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Vitamin A, Vitamin E or any other essential fatty acid at least 1 week after your treatment to minimize bruising or bleeding. Consult your primary physician prior to discontinuing any medications.
  • Avoid alcohol, caffeine, Niacin supplement, high-sodium foods, high sugar foods, refined carbohydrates, spicy foods and cigarettes 24-48 hours after treatments. These items may contribute to increase swelling or irritation.
  • No cosmetic treatments such as laser, ultrasounds, peels, facials, or microdermabrasion for 24 hours.
  • No makeup on treated area for 24 hours; earlier use may cause pustules.
  • Avoid wearing hats or headbands for 4 hours.
  • The treatment may take 2-10 days to take full effect. No additional Botox® injection should be repeated until 2 weeks after initial treatment.

Fillers

Before your treatment
  • It is recommended to schedule your injectable aesthetic filler 2-3 weeks prior to any special event or vacation due to swelling and bruising post treatment.
  • Patients should not schedule any invasive procedures for 2 weeks prior to treatment. These include but are not limited to:
    • Dental cleaning or dental work
    • Lesion excision or biopsy
    • Surgery of any kind
    • Internal device placement
    • Tattoo or permanent makeup
  • Discontinue the use of Aspirin, Motrin, Gingko Biloba, Garlic, Flax Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Vitamin A, Vitamin E or any other essential fatty acid at least 1 week before your treatment to minimize bruising or bleeding. Consult your primary physician prior to discontinuing any medications.
  • Avoid alcohol, caffeine, Niacin supplement, high-sodium foods, high sugar foods, refined carbohydrates, spicy foods and cigarettes 24-48 hours before treatments. These items may contribute to increase swelling or irritation.
  • Caution is advised to persons with a history of herpes simplex in the treatment area. For those who carry the herpes simplex virus, it is recommended to be pretreated with a prescribed antiviral medication for a 3 days before and after each treatment. If you have an active herpes outbreak, your appointment will have to be rescheduled.
  • If you develop a cold/flu, infection, blemish or rash in the area to be treated prior to your appointment, we recommend that you reschedule.
  • Discontinue the use of Retin-A for 3 days before treatment to avoid any increased redness and irritation.
  • Inform your Nurse Injector if you have demal fille treatments or have previously had cosmetic treatments with laser within the tlast 2 weeks.
After your treatment
  • Patients should not schedule any invasive procedures for 2 weeks after treatment to treatment.
  • Do not touch, rub, press, massage, or manipulate the injected sites for at least 6 hours.
  • Avoid rigorous exercise, sun and heat exposure for 3 days after treatment.
  • Avoid submerging head under water for 24 hours after injection.
  • No cosmetic treatments such as laser, ultrasound, peels, facials or microdermabrasion for 2 weeks after treatment.
  • Avoid makeup for 24 hours. Earlier use may cause pustules.
  • Ice the treated area for the next 24 hours, every 20 minutes.
  • Discontinue the use of Retin-A for 2 days after treatment.
  • Avoid alcohol, caffeine, Niacin supplement, high-sodium foods, high sugar foods, refined carbohydrates, spicy foods and cigarettes 24-48 hours before treatments. These items may contribute to increase swelling or irritation.
  • Avoid Aspirin, Motrin, Gingko Biloba, Garlic, Flax Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Vitamin A, Vitamin E or any other essential fatty acid at least 1 week before your treatment to minimize bruising or bleeding. Consult your primary physician prior to discontinuing any medications.
  • Please call INTERLOCKS MedSpa if you have increased pain, swelling redness, blisters or itching.

Kybella®

Before your treatment
  • It is recommended to schedule KYBELLA® injection 2-3 weeks prior to any special event or vacation due to swelling and bruising post treatment.
  • Discontinue the use of Aspirin, Motrin, Gingko Biloba, Garlic, Flax Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Vitamin A, Vitamin E or any other essential fatty acid at least 1 week before your treatment to minimize bruising or bleeding. Consult your primary physician prior to discontinuing any medications.
  • If you develop a cold/flu, infection, blemish or rash in the area to be treated prior to your appointment, we recommend that you reschedule.
  • You cannot receive KYBELLA® if pregnant, or intend to become pregnant during course of treatment. It is not known if KYBELLA® will cause harm to an unborn baby.
  • You cannot receive KYBELLA® if breast-feeding during course of treatment. It is not known if KYBELLA® passes into breast milk. Talk to your healthcare providers about the best way to feed your baby if you receive KYBELLA®.
  • Tell your Nurse Injector if you have had or plan to have surgery or cosmetic treatments on your face, neck or chin.
  • Notify INTERLOCKS MedSpa with any changes to your health history or medications since your last appointment.
After your treatment
  • Do not touch, press, rub, massage or manipulate the treatment area.
  • It is common to experience immediate swelling, bruising, pain, numbness, redness, and areas of hardness in the treatment area.
  • Drink plenty of water and fluids.
  • Apply ice or cold pack to the treatment area for 10 to 15 minutes, as needed.
  • Apply Arnica gel to the treatment area to help decrease bruising, swelling and discomfort.
  • Must stay upright and not lay down for 4 hours after injection. Sleep on your back with head elevated for the next 3-5 days.
  • Discontinue the use of Aspirin, Motrin, Gingko Biloba, Garlic, Flax Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Vitamin A, Vitamin E or any other essential fatty acid at least 1 week after your treatment to minimize bruising or bleeding. Consult your primary physician prior to discontinuing any medications.
  • Avoid rigorous exercise, sun and heat exposure (ex. hot tubs, steam rooms) for 3-5 days.
  • Avoid alcohol, caffeine, Niacin supplement, high-sodium foods, high sugar foods, refined carbohydrates, spicy foods and cigarettes 24-48 hours after treatments. These items may contribute to increase swelling or irritation.
  • Avoid cosmetic treatments such as injectables, laser, ultrasound, peels, facials or microdermabrasion to the KYBELLA® treatment area for 2 weeks.
  • Please call INTERLOCKS MedSpa if you develop an asymmetric smile or facial muscle weakness, skin ulceration in the treatment area, difficulty swallowing, or if any existing symptoms worsen.