PRE-PHOTOFACIAL (IPL) TREATMENT PROCEDURE
•Avoid sun exposure, sun-less tans, and tanning beds for 3-4 weeks prior to Photofacial treatments.
•It is recommended to discontinue aspirin and NSAIDs (Advil, Motrin, etc) 1 week before and 1 week after treatment.
•Clients must wait 2-3 weeks following dermal fillers before receiving a photofacial to the filled area.
•Clients may receive dermal fillers 48 hours after photofacial.
POST-PHOTOFACIAL (IPL) HOME CARE INSTRUCTIONS
•Apply cold (not frozen) packs every 15 minutes per hour until symptoms subside.
•Avoid anything that creates heat for 2 days (hot bath, sauna, exercise, etc.).
•Daily SPF 30, the sun has a profound effect following laser treatments. Unprotected or prolonged UV exposure can result in pigment irregularities due to increased melanocyte activity.
•Protect area from exposure to sunlight for at least one month following your photofacial treatment.
•Microcrusting can last 3 days to 3 weeks depending on area treated.
•Do not pick or scratch.•A mild sunburn-like sensation may last up to 3 days.
•Avoid Retin-A, Benzoyl Peroxide, glycolics, astringents, and exfoliation for 7-10 days(perform a test spot prior to resuming these products).
•Please call our office at 702-321-3735 for blistering. Typically a topical antibiotic ointment such as Polysporin is applied twice a day until healed.
•For a history of cold sores, continue antiviral medication as prescribed by your physician.
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Las Vegas, NV 89117