Instructions for before treatment:
Avoid Retin-A®, sun tanning or tanning creams for at least a week before treatment. Do not have other facial procedures, such as chemical peels, before treatment. If you have an active cold sore you will want to postpone treatment. If you are prone to developing cold sores, contact your doctor about receiving prophylactic treatment.
Instructions for after treatment:
For the first 72 hours Post-Treatment, Your skin is more vulnerable to irritation and damage. You may find that you are sensitive to products that you usually use and tolerate well. Cleanse with a gentle, non-acid cleanser. Avoid direct sun exposure. After 72 hours a sunscreen with a SPF 30 or greater should be used whenever exposure to sunlight. Avoid and discontinue all products containing Retin-A®, Renova®, retinol, alpha or beta hydroxyl acids, hydroquinone, benzoyl peroxide, enzyme peels or masques, and any scrubs or exfoliating agents.