Avoid sun exposure for four weeks prior to treatment with BBL and Laser
Avoid tanning booth or tanning creams for four weeks
If exposed to sun, ask us for special treatment and creams to use prior to treatment
Make sure there is no active infection of the area to be treated
Avoid aspirin in dosage larger than 325 mg
Remove all makeup
Apply a hot towel to face to open pores
Apply topical anesthetic (i.e. Betacaine Plus, Ela-Max) per manufactures recommendation before the procedure. This should be removed completely before procedure or in quadrants as the procedure progresses.
If patient is apprehensive give a mild sedative at time topical anesthetic is applied. (i.e. Vicodin, Valium or Zoloft)
Administer mild pain medication (i.e. Motrin) thirty minutes before procedure
Prescribe an antiviral to be taken as recommended by the manufacturer. (i.e. Valtrex, Famvir)
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