Chemical Peel Instructions

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Contraindications:

  • Pregnancy/Nursing
  • Active infections in treatment area
  • Skin cancer/Precancerous lesions in treatment area
  • Active cold sores or open lacerations
  • Tattoo in treatment area
  • Abnormal moles/skin conditions
  • Present rash
  • Sunburn
  • Compromised immune system
  • History of keloids

 

Pre-treatment:

  • Avoid sun exposure, tanning beds or tanning foams/lotions for 2 weeks leading up to treatment
  • Avoid medications that cause skin/light sensitivity
  • Stop all Retinoid treatments for 7 days leading up to treatment
  • Avoid all anticoagulants for 7 days leading up to treatment ie Aspirin, anti-inflammatories
  • Suspend Accutane for 4-6 months
  • Start skin lightening products for darker skin types
  • Prophylactic treatment for cold sores 7 days prior to treatment