Pre And Post-Care Treatment Instructions for Optimal Results
NOT RECOMMENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING PATIENTS:
✔ Someone experiencing an active or local skin disease that may alter wound healing or someone who has an autoimmune disease.
✔ Patients with inflamed acne lesions, open skin lesions, dermatitis, active cold sores or skin cancer.
✔ Patients using Accutane in the past 6 months or those who used prescription retinol within a week of treatment.
Please disclose to your treatment provider if you are on any medications (topical and/or or oral), have any medical conditions, being treated by a physician for any conditions, or have been diagnosed with cold sores or Herpes simplex.
7 hours prior to treatment
✔ No shaving, peels, waxing or aggressive exfoliating agents.
AFTERCARE SKINCARE REGIMEN
To enhance and maintain results:
1. Cleanse: Use a gentle, soap-free cleanser for a minimum of 7 days post treatment. We recommend Arieed MD reFresh Cleanser.
2. Moisturize: Apply a moisturizer in the morning and evening, or as often as needed in the first 7 days. We recommend Arieed MD reDew Intensive Hyaluronic Moisturizer.
3. Protect: Apply a broad-spectrum SPF of 30 or above in the morning and reapply throughout the day.
✔ Your may experience slight peeling for the first few days.
✔ Slight windburn sensation and/or blotchiness are normal for the first few days.
✔ Skincare products may tingle or slightly burn for the first 2 days.
What to avoid:
✔ Do not pick, scratch or rub the treated area.
✔ Avoid sun exposure as much as possible for a for a minimum of 3 days post treatment. If you must be in the sun, apply a broadspectrum SPF of 30 and above and reapply throughout the day.
✔ Avoid chlorine for 24 hours.
✔ Avoid excessive heat 3 days after your treatment, such as heavy workouts, steam rooms or saunas.
✔ Avoid facial waxing for 7 days.
✔ Do not use scrubs, polishers, or aggressive brushes for 7-14 days after your treatment.
✔ Dermaplaning can increase penetration of products so avoid any products containing tretinoin, retinols, alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA), beta-hydroxy acid (BHA) for 1 week post treatment as increased sensitivity can occur.
WE RECOMMEND: treatment every 6 weeks to maintain results
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call our office at 203-637-0662.