Answer the following questions prior to any laser treatment. If you've answered yes, please notify Katy.

In the last 2 weeks, have you...

   1.  had direct sun exposure, applied self-tanners, or used a tanning bed?

   2.  taken any medications that cause photo-sensitivity? (i.e. antibiotics)

   3.   had cosmetic injections in the treatment area? (i.e. Botox)

   4.   used a prescription strength topical treatment in the area?

   5.  tweezed, waxed, or threaded the hair in the area of treatment?

Do you have…

   6.  active or healing Herpes 1 or 2?

   7.  an autoimmune disorder?

   8.  keloid scarring?

   9.  seizures or chronic migraines?

   10. on lotion with glitter?

   11. metal plates in the area of treatment?

   12. skin cancer (suspected or diagnosed)?

In the last year, have you…

   13. had chemotherapy or radiation?

   14. taken Accutane?

Are you…

   15. pregnant or breastfeeding?

Post-care for Laser Hair Removal

   1. No heat, steam, sweat, hot tubs, or saunas for 24-48 hours.

   2. Mild sunburn sensation may last 2-72 hours.

   3.  IMPORTANT! SPF 30 or higher, absolutely no direct sun exposure for 2 weeks.

   4.  Cooling gel, 1% cortisone cream, or ice if needed.

   5.  Hair will shed, can shave if needed. No tweezing or waxing during your treatments.

   6. Appearance of hair growth or stubble will be evident 7-30 days after treatment.

   7. Bathe & shower as usual, no excessive scrubbing in area of treatment.

   8. Follow up treatments occur within 2-12 week intervals based on area.

   9. While LHR is permanent, hormonal fluctuations can trigger new hair growth. If this

     occurs, a maintenance package can be purchased.

 

Post-care for IPL Photofacial, Pigmented Lesions, & Acne

   1.  No heat, steam, sweat, hot tubs, or saunas for 24-48 hours.

   2.  IMPORTANT! SPF 30 or higher, absolutely no direct sun exposure for 2 weeks.

   3.  Cooling gel, 1% cortisone cream, or ice if needed.

   4.  “Peppering” may occur, do not pick!

   5.  Cleanse with cool water & a gentle cleanser for 24 hours.

   6.  Do not exfoliate for 7 days.

 

Post-care for Skin Tightening

   1. No heat, steam, sweat, hot tubs, or saunas for 24-48 hours.

   2. Mild sunburn sensation may last a few hours.

   3.  IMPORTANT! SPF 30 or higher, absolutely no direct sun exposure for 2 weeks.

   4.  Cooling gel, 1% cortisone cream, or ice if needed.

 

Post-care for Vascular Lesions

   1. IMPORTANT! SPF 30 or higher, absolutely no direct sun exposure for 2 weeks.

   2. Cooling gel, 1% cortisone cream, or ice if needed.

   3. If legs, avoid exercise first 3 days & wear compression stockings if needed.

 

Is there downtime?

Non-ablative laser treatments generally do not require any real downtime. Most people return to their everyday activities.

 

When will I see the results after having laser hair removal?

-You will likely see the results immediately after treatment. The results vary from patient to patient. The color and thickness of your hair, area treated, type of laser used, and color of your skin all affect the results. You can expect a 10% to 25% reduction in hair after the first treatment.

-To remove the hair, most patients need 6 laser treatments. After finishing the treatments, most patients do not see any hair on the treated skin for several months or even years. When the hair regrows, there tends to be less of it. The hairs also tend to be finer and lighter in color.

How long will the results of laser hair removal last?

-Most patients remain hair free for years. When some of the hair regrows, it will likely be less noticeable. To keep the area free of hair, a patient may need maintenance laser treatments.