LASER TREATMENT 2018-05-03T22:17:56+00:00

Laser Treatment Instructions

Pre & Post Care for Hair Reduction Treatments

For best results please follow these instructions

Before your treatment:

  • Hair should be cleanly shaven.
    • Leave a representative sample unshaven for the clinician to assess.
  • Do not wear makeup on the treated area the day of treatment.
  • No sun-tanning or self-tanners 4 weeks prior to treatment.
    • Includes spray tans, tanning lotions, tanning beds, sun exposure, etc.
  • Some medications or supplements may increase the risk of bruising. Consult with your physician.
  • No waxing, plucking or tweezing at least 4 weeks prior to treatment.
    • Some body parts may require a longer wait time.
  • Avoid treatments that may irritate the skin for 1-2 weeks prior to treatment (depilatories, harsh chemicals, etc.)
  • Notify clinic with any changes to your health history or medications since your last appointment.
  • History of herpes or cold sores may require an anti-viral prescription prior to treatment.

After your treatment:

  • Avoid sun exposure and use a broad spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen.
  • Redness and perifollicular edema (looks like a rash/bug bites) are common and resolve with time.
  • Bruising and swelling are less common but may occur and will resolve with time.
  • Hair may take up to 2 weeks to fall out.
  • Avoid heat – hot tubs, saunas, etc. for 1-2 days.
  • Avoid skin irritants (examples below) a few days post-treatment.
    • Products containing tretinoin, retinol, benzoyl peroxide, glycolic/salicylic acids, astringents, etc.
  • Do not wax or pluck between treatments.
  • Notify clinic of any concerns (blistering, excessive redness/swelling, etc.)
  • Hair removal requires a series of treatments. The number of treatments depends on body location and type of hair.
  • Consult with clinic about when to resume skincare regime.

Pre & Post Care for Laser Genesis Treatments

For best results please follow these instructions

Before your treatment:

  • Do not wear makeup on the day of treatment.
  • Excess hair may need to be shaved. Men should be cleanly shaved.
  • No sun-tanning or self-tanners 4 weeks prior to treatment.
    • Includes spray tans, tanning lotions, tanning beds, sun exposure, etc.
  • Avoid treatments that may irritate the skin for 1-2 weeks prior to treatment (waxing, depilatories, etc.)
  • Notify clinic with any changes to your health history or medications since your last appointment.
  • History of herpes or cold sores may require an anti-viral prescription prior to treatment.

After your treatment:

  • Avoid sun exposure and use a broad spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen to prevent further sun damage.
  • Bruising, redness and swelling may occur and resolve with time.
  • Avoid heat – hot tubs, saunas, etc. for 1-2 days.
  • Avoid skin irritants (examples below) a few days post-treatment.
    • Products containing tretinoin, retinol, benzoyl peroxide, glycolic/salicylic acids, astringents, etc.
  • Multiple treatments are required.
  • Notify clinic of any concerns (blistering, excessive redness/swelling, etc.)
  • Consult with clinic about when to resume skincare regime.

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