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Requirements Before Laser /IPL Treatments





  • Please notify us of any history of diabetes, herpes , blood coagulation disorder, keloid or hypertrophic scarring, history of epilepsy,

  • Please notify us of if you are pregnancy or willing be pregnancy soon.

  • Discontinue sun tanning , use of tanning beds and any application of sunless tanning products 4 weeks before your treatment. Basically, avoid the sun as much as possible!

  • Discontinue the use of Retin-A, retinol products, hydroquinone products or facial chemicals at least 1 week prior to our treatment. You may resume their use once completely healed ( approximately 2 weeks).No Accutane 6 months prior to treatment.

  • Discontinue the use of exfoliating products, glycolic and alpha/beta-hydroxy acid products 1 week prior to your treatment.

  • Wait at least 2 weeks after facial filler , Botox or Dysport injections before having a laser/IPL treatment.

  • We recommend that you purchase brand new skin care products for use 3-4 days after your treatment. These include a mild facial cleanser, a high quality sunblock(zinc or SPF 30 or above) and makeup if you use it. We also recommend cleaning or purchasing new application sponges or brushes. The most common reason for infection or acne eruption is the use of home products that have accumulated bacteria.

  • If you have a history of herpes or cold sores take 1 antiviral medication twice per day beginning 3 days before your appointment t and continue taking the medication for 4 days after the procedure. Your doctor may prescribe this medication for you.

  • On the day of your treatment , please come to the office with clean skin. Your treatment area should be free of hair, any makeup, creams,perfumes and lotion.





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