CO2 Laser Cool Peel

Pre-Treatment Care

  • Come in with a clean face

  • Avoid prolonged sun tanning or excessive tanned skin

  • Stop all skin care products with retinol/tretinoin for one week prior to treatment

 

Post-Treatment Care

  • Keep the treatment area clean. Avoid touching your face

  • Avoid letting your hair touch your face. Tie your hair up during sleep (for long hair)

  • Avoid pet kisses

  • Use clean pillowcases and towels. Use new, clean face masks and change them out frequently; daily at minimum

  • Do not pick at, scratch, peel or rub the treated area. Do not remove any scabs from the treated area

  • Avoid hot water for 24 hours post treatment

  • No sauna, hot yoga, hot cars, or extreme workouts for 48 hours post treatment

  • No direct and/or prolonged sun exposure for at least 2 weeks

  • Use sunscreen with SPF40+. Please apply sunscreen starting the following day post treatment

  • Wear sun protective clothes, hat and sunglasses for at least 2 weeks

  • Please use Elta MD Laser Enzyme Gel to the treated area to promote skin recovery and keep skin cool/soft

  • Okay to apply ice/cool compresses to the treated area if needed for comfort. Be sure to protect skin with soft/clean cloth when applying ice to prevent skin/soft tissue injury

  • Resume normal skin care including makeup and skin products the following day post treatment

  • Avoid chemical or physical exfoliant and all retinoid/tretinoin products for at least one week post treatment