Pre & Post Care

Hair Removal Pre & Post Care

Hair Removal Pre & Post Care

Pre Treatment Care Before treatment, shave all the hair on the area you’re getting treated Do NOT wax, pluck or use depilatories between your laser hair removal appointments Avoid sun exposure for 1 to 2 weeks prior to treatment and use sunblock with an SPF of at least 30 to ensure coverage against UVB and UVA rays. Do NOT use…

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Chemical Peel Pre & Post Care

Chemical Peel Pre & Post Care

Preparation for a Peel Treatment Please follow the instructions below to prepare for your skin treatment: For best results and to reduce the risk of complications, it is recommended that you use Alumier MD home care products for 10 to 14 days prior to your treatment. Use of Alumier MD will allow for better treatment results and reduce the risk…

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Botox Pre & Post Care

Botox Pre & Post Care

We do not recommend Botox injections within two weeks of an important event, since there is a risk for bruising. Avoid herbal supplements such as Gingko, green tea and anti-inflammatories of any kind for 2 weeks prior to and following treatment to limit bruising. For the first 5-6 hours following Botox, you should remain upright. Do not participate in activities…

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Thread Lift Pre & Post Care

Thread Lift Pre & Post Care

Before Thread Lift Facial treatment One week before your procedure: Avoid alcohol of any kind, as well as smoking. This will help speed your recovery and provide better treatment results. Stop taking vitamin E, supplements such as Fish Oil, Krill, Garlic, Chilli Ginseng, Ginger & Green teas Any Aspirin based products such as Ibuprofen, Neurofen, Naprosen/Naprogesic Should be avoided. Inform…

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Tattoo Removal Aftercare

Tattoo Removal Aftercare

After laser tattoo removal, it is very important to follow aftercare instructions for the best possible results. Proper aftercare will prevent infection, skin texture issues and color changes. It also provides the best possible results. Laser Tattoo removal aftercare Cool compresses will reduce discomfort and inflammation. You can apply ice packs as necessary for 24 hours after the treatment. You…

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PRP Pre & Post Care

PRP Pre & Post Care

Before PRP treatment If you develop a fever, cold or flu, or develop a cold sore, blemish, or rash, etc. in the area to be treated prior to your appointment, you must reschedule your appointment. If you have a special event or vacation coming up, it’s recommended that you schedule your treatment at least 2 weeks in advance. If you…

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Pigmented Lesion Pre & Post Care

Pigmented Lesion Pre & Post Care

One of the best treatments for pigmented lesions such as sun spots, freckles, and birth marks, is laser technology. Lasers provide exceptional results when used correctly, however, proper pre and-post care play a very important role in your results and the minimization of side effects. Below you can find some instructions for pre-treatment care and after treatment care. Before your…

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Ipixel (Er-Yag) Skin Resurfacing

Ipixel (Er-Yag) Skin Resurfacing

Pre-Treatment Guidelines DO NOT undergo this procedure if you have been treated with Accutane (isotretinoin) within the last 6 months. DO NOT use exfoliants such as retinol, all topical acne treatments, glycolic acid, salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, and hydroquinone for 1 week prior. DO NOT wear makeup, mascara or eyeliner. Do shave any hair in the area to be treated.…

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Dermal Filler Pre & Post Care

Dermal Filler Pre & Post Care

Before Dermal Filler treatment Recommended guidelines from Dr. Akef for obtaining the best results from your dermal filler and other injectable treatments: Dermal Filler Treatment Guidelines (applies to all Injectables) Inform your provider if you have a history of Perioral Herpes to receive advice on antiviral therapy prior to treatment. Avoid dental work (including standard teeth cleaning) at least 2…

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Clearlift Pre & Post Care

Clearlift Pre & Post Care

ClearLift Pre Treatment Care DO NOT undergo this procedure if you have been treated with Accutane (isotretinoin) within the last 6 months. DO NOT use exfoliants such as retinol, all topical acne treatments, glycolic acid, salicylic acid, benzo peroxide, and hydroquinone for 1 week prior. Do shave any hair in the area to be treated. For men, this may mean…

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