Laser Facial Peel | Post-Care Instructions

Our laser facial peels treats acne scars - age wrinkles - enlarged pores - collagen production - anti aging treatment. After you have completed your Laser Facial Peel you must follow our aftercare instructions. See below for everything you need to know about caring for your skin after a laser facial peel treatment.


Keep out of direct sunlight for 24 to 48 hours

Kojic* or Azelic acid*, or hydroquinone* regiment is highly suggested

Pre/post Vitamin C and Retin A topical can be helpful for at home use (must be discontinued 3 days prior and 3 days post treatment)

AVOID: Direct sun light, astringent facial scrub, oral acne medication, and heat.

Recommend: Use of sunscreen and follow aftercare recommendations thoroughly.


As always, should you have any questions please call our office at 802-777-8949 during regular business hours or email us anytime via

Post Care Glossary:

Azelaic Acid: Comes in a gel or cream and has antibacterial and anti- inflammatory properties. It is more commonly used for another type of condition called rosacea, but it may help mild acne.

Benzoyl Peroxide: is a medicine you use to treat acne. It comes in different strengths in lotions, gels, soaps, and liquids.

Hydroquinone: is used to lighten the dark patches of skin (also called hyper pigmentation, melanoma, "liver spots", "age spots", "freckles") caused by pregnancy, birth control pills, hormone medicine , or injury to the skin.

Kojic Acid: is used to treat skin diseases such as melasma

Salicylic Acid: is an active ingredient in some nonprescription acne treatments. When you apply it to your skin it dries up whiteheads, blackheads, and pimples. It also causes the top layer of your skin to peel. Products that contain salicylic acid may cause tingling and a mild redness of the skin.

Tretinoin: (brand name Retin-A, Avita, Renova) is a derivative of vitamin A and is the treatment of choice for comedonal acne as well as whiteheads and blackheads.