Laser Genesis

• Do not wear makeup on the day of treatment.
• Excess hair may need to be shaved. Men should be cleanly shaved.
• No sun-tanning or self-tanners 4 weeks prior to treatment.
• Avoid treatments that may irritate the skin for 1-2 weeks prior to treatment (waxing, depilatories, retinoids, etc.)
• Notify clinic with any changes to your health history or medications since your last appointment.
• History of herpes or cold sores may require an anti-viral prescription prior to treatment.
• Discontinue Accutane for 6 months prior to laser treatment.

• Avoid sun exposure and use a broad spectrum (UVA/UVB) sunscreen to prevent further sun damage.
• Bruising, redness, and swelling may occur and resolve with time.
• Avoid heat – hot tubs, saunas, etc. for 1-2 days.
• Avoid skin irritants (examples below) a few days post-treatment.
o Products containing tretinoin, retinol, benzoyl peroxide, glycolic/salicylic acids, astringents, etc.
• Multiple treatments are required.
• Notify clinic of any concerns (blistering, excessive redness/swelling, etc.)
• Consult with clinic about when to resume skin care regime.
• If crusting develops, it should be allowed to fall off naturally (no picking).