Contraindications

Acupuncture facial rejuvenation should only be performed on a healthy individual. The following are contraindications for acupuncture facial rejuvenation:

  • High blood pressure
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Problems with bleeding or bruising
  • Migraine headaches
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Seizures
  • Epilepsy
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Cancer
  • AIDS
  • Hepatitis
  • Vertigo
  • Hemophilia
  • Recent microdermabrasion or chemical peel (must wait 30 days since last treatment)
  • Laser (must wait 30 days since last laser treatment)
  • Botox (must wait 90 days since last injection)
  • Dermal filler (must wait 90 days since last treatment)
  • Face lift (must wait 6 months)
  • Skin diseases (poison ivy, eczema, hives)
  • Pregnancy
  • Cold or flu
  • Herpes outbreak
  • Allergic reactions
  • Extreme stress or tension