Micro Laser Peel Care

Erbium Laser Care

PRE LASER INSTRUCTIONS

  • Do not use aspirin, aspirin containing medications, ibuprofen, or alcohol for at least 1 week before treatment.
  • Minimize sun exposure, as best as possible, for at least 1 month before treatment.

ERBIUM LASER TREATMENT EXPECTATIONS

  • You will experience a sunburn sensation that usually subsides within 8 hours
  • Increase tightness of the skin felt within 8 hours
  • The skin will begin to peel within 72 hours and will peel for 2-3 days.
  • Normal skin color returns once peeling is complete.
  • Makeup can be worn after 24 hours.
  • Avoid sun exposure for 2 weeks after treatment.

ERBIUM LASER CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Apply a thin coat of Aquaphor for 24 to 48 hours.
  • On the day of treatment, clean with Cetaphil cleaner then reapply Aquaphor.
  • Use tepid water when showering and do not scrub with the washcloth.
  • On the 2-3 to 3-4 post operative day, use vinegar soaks (2 tablespoons of white vinegar per 1 quart of water). This can be applied to the treated area every 3 hours. This promoted the peeling and healing of the area.

Please contact our office at 205-991-9787 with any questions you might have.

Gonzalez & Carr

Oral Facial Surgery