2D Skin Rejuvenation “Plus”
Pre-Treatment Advice – 2D Skin Rejuvenation “Plus”
• Do not wax the area being treated anytime close to the treatment day (2day minimum)
• Do not tan (UV or spray tan/self tanners/tanning beds) for at least 2 weeks prior to laser treatment.
• Please ensure you have applied an SPF of 30 or greater to the treatment area that receives any sun/UV exposure, for at least 2-4 weeks prior to treatment. ZERO unprotected sun exposure tolerated.
• Do not use any resurfacing agents (Retin-A, Retinol, Glycolic, Salicylic Acid, and Alpha-Hydroxy Acids) on facial or treated area for at least 10-14 days prior to treatment.
• Do not use photosensitive medication at least 14 days prior to treatment. (If you are unsure if your medication is photosensitive, please advise your laser technician)
• You must be off of antibiotics for at least 2 weeks prior to the 2D laser treatment.
• Cleanse face the day of your 2D laser treatment.
• If currently using Hydroquinone, stop using 2 weeks prior to treatment.
• Individuals must be 18 years of age to received laser treatments.
**Please note, we are unable to treat pregnant women. Also, some medications (ie: antibiotics) may make a person more sensitive to heat and/or light. If you are on any medications please be sure to check with your doctor or call our office to ensure you are a good candidate for treatment.
Post- Treatment Advice
• Avoid washing face with very hot water. Use tepid water. You may feel like you have a mild to moderate sunburn, there may be some tingling sensations. Your skin may feel dry so it is important to properly hydrate and care for the skin so your results stay progressive.
• Keep the area clean. Wash gently.
• Avoid direct sun exposure after your treatment. If you do go in the sun, protect the treated area with a sunscreen of 30 SPF or higher and re apply constantly daily, especially when it prolonged amounts of exposure to UV rays.
• Do not wax area for 7days after treatment.
• Avoid any irritating medications, chemicals or products on the face. Examples of these are Retin-A, Benzoyl Peroxide, glycolic acids, or astringents, any products that are resurfacing, anti-aging or meant to treat acne.