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 diabetes, epilepsy or bell’s palsy.
7 hours prior to treatment
✔ Discontinue the use of cleansing devices (e.g Clarisonic) as well as any facial waxing or depilatories. Discontinue the use of any skincare containing retinoids, tretinoin, alphahydroxy acids (AHA), beta-hydroxy acids (BHA), benzoyl peroxide or any exfoliating agents such as a cleanser containing a physical scrub.
24 hours prior to treatment
✔ Avoid prolonged sun exposure.
✔ Any sunburn to the area needs to be fully treated up to 24 hours before the treatment.
✔ For patients prone to cold sores, an anti-viral medication must be taken 24 hours prior to treatment.
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 s 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 skin may feel tight and more sensitive than usual.
What to avoid:
✔ Avoid any direct sun exposure. After 72 hours, a broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30 or above should be used whenever there is sun exposure. This precaution
should be continued throughout the treatment duration.
✔ Discontinue the following products until your skin has completely healed:
WE RECOMMEND: 6 treatments for best results
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call our office at 203-637-0662.