Precautions

DPL II® Therapy System Warnings & Precautions

  • Contact your doctor prior to using if you are pregnant or suspect you may be pregnant; taking drugs known to cause light sensitivity; or have any suspicious or cancerous lesions.
  • Do not use this device on infants and young children without physician approval.
  • Do not shine the device lights directly into the eyes.
  • Contact your doctor if you have any medical questions regarding use of this device or you suspect that you have had a negative reaction from using it.
  • Do not use the device on an open wound, as heat may increase circulation and cause bleeding.
  • Do not use with liniments, salves or ointments that contain heat producing ingredients as a skin burn could result.
  • Do not use over thyroid gland if you have been diagnosed with or suspect thyroid problems. No clinical data is available to support use for patients with thyroid gland problems.
  • Do not use this device if your skin is light-sensitive or you are currently using medication that may cause skin sensititvity to light. To test for light sensitivity prior to using on your face:
    • Power on your device and place it on or within ¼ inch of the skin on your forearm for three minutes.
    • After three minutes check the area. If it has turned red and the redness lasts for more than 2 hours your skin is light sensitive. Discontinue use and contact customer service at 800-337-9565.
  • Read all instructions and safety precautions in the user manual before using the DPL II Therapy System.

dpl® Flex Warnings & Precautions

  • Contact your doctor prior to using if you are pregnant or suspect you may be pregnant; taking drugs known to cause light sensitivity; have any suspicious or cancerous lesions; and/or recently had a steroid injection or use topical steroids.
  • Individuals using aspirin, ibuprofen and other similar drugs for pain management or individuals with skin conditions may experience a mild “flare up” of their symptoms and should stop using their dpl® Flex and consult their doctors.
  • Do not use on infants, nor allow children to use the device.
  • Do not exceed 40 minutes of use in one therapy session.
  • Not to be used by disabled, sleeping or unconscious persons.
  • Do not use the unit on an open wound, as heat may increase circulation and cause bleeding.
  • Do not use over thyroid gland if you have been diagnosed with or suspect thyroid problems. No clinical data is available to support use for patients with thyroid gland problems.
  • This product contains neoprene®. If you are allergic to neoprene, do not use this product without first consulting a physician.
  • Do not use with liniments, salves or ointments that contain heat-producing ingredients as a skin burn could result.
  • Read all instructions and safety precautions in the user manual before using the dpl Flex.