CLEAR - Pre and Post Care

Pre Treatment Instructions

  • If you are taking Accutane or have in the last 6 months, have a pacemaker or any electronic device implanted, or are pregnant you may not be treated

  • Avoid sun exposure and tanning. Sunburned skin will not be treated

  • Stop using all skin irritants (glycolic, salicylic acids, benzoyl peroxide, retinol product such as Retin A, Triluma, Differin, and Vitamin C) on the area’s being treated 2-3 days prior to treatment

  • Avoid Botox 2 weeks prior to treatment

  • Advise staff of current and prior medical conditions and or treatment

  • Advise staff of current medications including antibiotics. Certain antibiotics (i.e. Tetracycline and Doxycycline) can make your skin photosensitive)​

 

Post Treatment Instructions

  • DO NOT PICK!!! This may cause hyperpigmentation or scarring

  • If the area is still red/irritated by the end of the day, apply a cold compress for 10 minutes then moisturize with LUX MD

  • When to use LUX MD:

    • Wait 24hrs until crust occurs. Then apply LUX MD 2-3 times daily until healed or pink is gone. This may be used up to 4-6 weeks or longer if desired. 

    • If skin tags or fibromas were treated, do not apply LUX MD until the lesions fall off. Then begin LUX MD 2-3 times daily until healed. 

  • Post treatment skin will be pink and very sensitive. Down time (crusting) is approximately 7-10 days. Capillaries may take up to 14 days. 

  • Do not apply makeup, creams, lotions, oils or essential oils for 24-48 hours to treated area

  • Avoid steam rooms, vigorous exercise or hot tubs for 24-48 hours following treatment

  • Avoid direct sunlight immediately following treatment. SPF 30 or higher sunscreen must be applied 10 minutes prior to sun exposure and worn everyday rain or shine

  • DO NOT USE retinol or any form of vitamin A or peeling, scrubbing or bleaching products until fully healed. Use mild products without any alcohol. 

  • Pat dry instead of rubbing to prevent premature removal of crusting

  • Keep skin clean and protected to avoid infection 

  • If skin becomes painful or redness persist, please contact us immediately

  • After crust sloughs off, the skin may be pink as it is fresh skin. Continue use of LUX MD for up to 6 weeks. To further speed the blending process, chemical exfoliation & enzymes may be performed. Products with Vitamin C, Glycolic/Lactic and Vitamin A will help as well.