PRE & POST CARE INSTRUCTIONS
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
DO NOT PICK, SCRATCH OR REMOVE SCABS