Skin Resurfacing

Skin Resurfacing Post Care

  • Burning, heat, redness, swelling, itchiness, and sunburned sensation may be experienced. The skin may also feel tight.
  • A thick skin protestant such as Soothe and Protect recovery Balm or Physiogel/Cera V will be applied.
  • An ice pack (not direct ice) may be applied to help soothe the areas of discomfort.
  • Avoid sun exposure for 1 Week.
  • Makeup can be applied over the treated area 24 hours after the treatment.
  • Avoid shaving the treated area for 48 hours after the procedure.
  • Wash the treated area with a gentle cleanser and lukewarm water.
  • The goal is to keep the treated areas moist and prevent crusting.
  • Do not use regular soap or normal facial wash until 10 days after your procedure.
  • Shower as usual but be aware that the treated area may be a little temperature-sensitive.
  • Do not rub, scratch, or pick at the treated area. Treat the area gently. Pat skin dry after bathing or showering.
  • Avoid chlorine, hot tubs, and swimming pools during the treatment program.
  • Avoid exposure to the sun and tanning beds for 30 days before the treatment.
  • Avoid the use of exfoliants, loofah sponges, and aggressive scrubbing to the treated areas.