Ellacaor Micro-coring Treatment Guidelines

Ellacor Pre-Procedure

Two Weeks Prior to Procedure:

  • Do not consume any blood thinning agents such as aspirin, ibuprofen, herbal medications, or supplements such as grapeseed extract, Vitamin E, fish oil, etc.
  • Avoid exposure to sun or tanning beds that could result in red, peeling, or swollen skin
  • Avoid invasive and minimally invasive skin procedures in the procedure area. **If you are currently taking any type of blood thinners under the direction of a physician, please discuss this with your treating physician.

1 Day Prior to Procedure:

  • Shave excessive facial hair, beard, and/or mustache. When possible, use an electric-powered shaver to minimize the potential for skin abrasions and cuts.

Day of Procedure:

  • The skin on your face, chin, and neck should be free of makeup, lotions, and other skincare products
  • Wear clothes that are comfortable; avoid shirts that have a high neck or collar.
  • Plan on 1 hour for the procedure.


  • Refrain from the following activities until your skin has fully healed and has no open wounds, and holes have closed: Shaving, waxing, makeup and skin care products, using tanning beds and sunless tanning creams; scrubbing, scratching and/or picking at the treated area(s); contact sports or any activity that could cause injury to the treated site; submerging the treated area in water such as pools, whirlpools, oceans, etc.; and activities that result in overheating, such as long exposure to hot baths, spas, or excessive exercise. Speak with your procedure provider who may have additional post procedure care.
  • Cleanse the treated area twice daily with water and a mild facial cleanser, pat dry with a clean towel. Do not scrub the treated area.
  • Follow each cleansing with a light film of petrolatum until healed or as directed by your physician.
  • When cleaning your skin, use a clean towel each time to pat dry, or use a paper towel and discard after each use. Do not share your towels.
  • Avoid direct and prolonged sun exposure.
  • Do not pick or scratch the treated area.
  • Avoid sleeping on your face.
  • Use a clean mask every day; change the mask during the day if soiled.
  • Once skin has healed, use a broad-spectrum sunscreen ≥ 30 SPF

Consult your physician for additional pre- and post-procedure care.