PRE & POST CARE INSTRUCTIONS

IPL

WHAT TO EXPECT FOLLOWING TREATMENT:

  • The pigmented spot will eventually darken and crust. It may turn brown or even black.

  • It will shed within a few days to 14-21 days after treatment, the lesion may initially look raised and/or darker with a reddened perimeter.

  • A mild sunburn-like sensation is expected. This usually lasts 2-24 hours but can persist up to 72 hours.

  • Mild swelling and/or redness may accompany this, but it usually resolves in 2-3 days.

  • Apply ice or gel packs to the treatment area for 10-15 minutes every hour for the next four hours, as needed.

 

HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR SKIN AFTER TREATMENT

  • You MUST apply an SPF 45 or greater sunscreen to prevent skin color changes every day.

  • Bathe or shower as usual. Treated areas may be temperature- sensitive

  • The pigmented area will continue to fade over the next 6-8 weeks.

  • Until redness has resolved, it is recommended to AVOID the following:

o Applying cosmetics to treated areas
o Swimming, especially in pools with chemicals, such as chlorine o Saunas
o Activities that case excessive perspiration
o Sun exposure and tanning to treated areas
o Avoid aggressive scrubbing and use of any exfoliates on the

treated area

DO NOT PICK, SCRATCH OR REMOVE SCABS 

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312.755.0088

 

777 N. Green Street | Floor 4 Chicago, IL 60642

 

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Thursday: 9am - 7pm

Saturday: 9 am - 2pm

Closed on Sunday & Monday


 

 

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Street Parking Also Available.


 

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