Before Your PDO Thread Appointment
Follow these tips to prepare for your PDO Thread treatment.
You may book a consultation prior to your appointment to discuss your goals and come up with a treatment plan or we can do a consultation at your appointment!
It is not recommended to get PDO Threads right before an event. Please consult with your provider to plan out the best time to be treated!
You are not a candidate for MINT PDO Threads if you:
are pregnant or breastfeeding
allergic to any of its ingredients
have acute illness or autoimmune deficiencies
have a bleeding disorder
have keloid or hypertrophic scarring
Do not schedule any dental work including cleanings, 2 week prior to treatment.
Protect your skin with SPF to prevent any burning prior to treatment.
Avoid taking medications and supplements such as: Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Motrin, Aleve, St. John’s Wort, Gingko Biloba, Ginseng, Primrose Oil, Flax Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, or any other essential fatty acids at least 3 days to 1 week before and after treatment to minimize bruising or bleeding. Please consult with your primary physician prior to discontinuing any medications.
Avoid alcohol for 7 days before your treatment.
Discontinue use of topical retinoids or vitamin A derivative products (Retin A, etc.), chemical exfoliants (glycolic acid, etc.), mechanical exfoliants (scrubs, etc.) 7-10 days before and after treatment.
Avoid tweezing, bleaching, waxing, and hair removal cream to avoid any increased redness or irritation.
Avoid smoking for 2 days before your treatment.