Pre And Post-Care Treatment Instructions for Optimal Results
NOT RECOMMENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING PATIENTS:
✔ Those with active disease states, a hemorrhagic disorder or are on anticoagulant treatments.
✔ Patients with diabetes, epilepsy or bell’s palsy.
✔ Patients with active cystic acne or cold sores.
✔ To combat bruising, avoid blood thinning over-the-counter medications for 7 days, such as: Aspirin, Advil, Motrin, Ibuprofen and Aleve. Also avoid herbal upplements such as St. John’s Wort, Omega-3 capsules, antihistamines, cold and cough remedies or high doses of Vitamin E supplements.
24 hours prior to treatment
✔ Avoid prolonged sun exposure. Any sunburn to the area needs to be fully treated up to 24 hours before treatment. Arrive for your appointment in comfortable clothing. Bring a book, magazine and snack, as needed, for the time of your procedure.
✔ We will provide you with appropriate clothing during your treatment.
✔ Please remove any type of piercing in the treatment area
AFTERCARE SKINCARE REGIMEN
To enhance and maintain results:
1. Cleanse: Use a gentle, soap-free cleanser like Arieed MD reFresh Cleanser.
2. Moisturize: Apply Alastin Regenarating Nectar twice daily. Apply a moisturizer in the morning and evening, or as often as needed to relieve dryness and restore skin comfort. We recommend Arieed MD reDew Hyaluronic Intensive Moisturizer.
3. Protect: Use a broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30 or above every morning and throughout the day
What to expect immediately after the treatment:
✔ Skin may feel tight and more sensitive than usual and vulnerable to irritation and damage. You may find that you are sensitive to products that you usually use and tolerate well.
✔ You may experience mild redness and irritation 1 to 7 days after the treatment.
✔ You may experience dryness up up 7 days post treatment.
✔ Pinpoint bruising can occur.
What to avoid:
✔ No makeup is to be used on the face for at least 12 hours after the treatment.
✔ Keep hands washed and away from the face as much as possible.
✔ Avoid any direct sun exposure for at least 10 days (if possible). If there is to be sun exposure after 72 hours, a broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30 or above should be used. This precaution should be continued throughout the treatment duration.
✔ Discontinue the following products until your skin has completely healed: