IPL/BBL

Important IPL or BBL Laser Pre-Treatment Instructions

Injectables (Botox, Dysport, Dermal Fillers, Sculptra) should not be done for at least 2 weeks prior to laser treatments.

Avoid Sun for 4-6 Weeks Before Treatment: Tan skin cannot be treated as you risk burning the skin. Therefore, please take special care to avoid the sun and tanning beds on the area to be treated for 4-6 weeks before treatment. Wear broad-spectrum sun protection with SPF 30 or higher on any exposed area every day

Avoid anti-inflammatory/blood thinning medications for 5 days prior to your treatment:

  • Omega 3 / Fish oil
  • Aspirin
  • NSAID Pain relievers – Ibuprofen/Naproxen/Advil/Alleve/Motrin (Tylenol OK)
  • Blood Thinners (get primary physician approval first)
  • Ginkgo Biloba / Ginseng / St. John’s Wort
  • Vitamin E / Exotic or herbal supplements

After Care: IPL or BBL Laser Post Treatment

Skin may be hot and be red for up to 24 hours after treatment.

Treated pigmentation will darken and may form small crusts and will naturally shed over the next 7 to 10 days.

Do not pull, pick, or scratch treated skin.

No Clarasonic brushes, scrubs, retinol, or any peeling agents for 10-14 day post treatment.

No sun exposure.

A normal skin care regimen may be resumed after 10 days.

If you have any other questions or concerns, please call our office right away, at 401-649-0320.