Lumenis energy based treatments are not suitable for everyone and, like every treatment, can carry some risks. Treatment with OptiLight is contraindicated for patients with the following conditions in the treatment area: active infections, dysplastic nevi, tattoos, significant concurrent skin inflammation (excluding rosacea or acne), active cold sores, open lacerations, abrasions, and prolonged sun-exposure. Caution is advised for patients with a compromised immune system, coagulation disorders, photosensitivity, hormonal disorders, or a history of Herpes simplex near the treatment area. Patients' eyes must be occluded with eye shields during the treatment. Be sure to consult with your treatment provider to make sure that this Suffering from treatment is the right choice for you.