Chemical Peel: Before and after.
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Chemical Peel Before and after
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Before treatment:

— Get a test patch in our offices for skin sensitivity
— If you are using Retin-A, Tretinoin, Tazorac, Differin, Triluma, Renova, or any other prescription exfoliators  for skincare, discontinue use one week prior to the treatment.
— If you just had Botox or injectable fillers, it is perfectly fine to have a peel immediately after.
— Wait at least one week before or after having facial hair removal.

 

After treatment:

— Do not wash your skin 24-48 hours.
— Do not pick or scratch skin. Chemical peels can cause a redding and peeling of skin in the days following the treatment. Even though skin may itch or burn early in recovery, it's important to resist the urge to rub or scratch the affected skin. Touching the treated area may increase the risk to infection.
— Keep moisturized since dry skin is more vulnerable to cracks and possible scarring
— Avoid sunning at least for one week. Shielding your skin from the sun is critical. Unprotected skin is at risk of developing blotchy patches or irregular skin coloring following a peel.
— Discontinue any Retin-A and any other prescription exfoliators for skincare for one week.
— You may find that you are sensitive to a product you usually use for a couple of days
— Apply sunscreen 30+ 20-30 minutes before exposure to sunlight

 


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