Vermont Laser Services | Pre & Post-Care Instructions

Here you will find helpful pre and post-care instructions for services offered at Vermont Laser Services. If you are planning to or have recently received one of the following treatments at VLS it is imperative that you follow the aftercare regime. If you have any questions pertaining to your appointment or post care instructions please give us a call at 1-(802)-777-8949 during regular business hours or send us an email anytime at


Carbon Laser Peel

A Carbon Laser Treatment treats blackheads - clogged pores - acne - age wrinkles, and enlarged pores. After your Carbon Laser Peel it is important to follow...


Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal works by diffusing a highly concentrated beam of light through the skin that is designed to selectively penetrate the hair follicle. After your treatment...


Pigmentation Treatment

Pigmented lesions are darker areas of the skin caused by excess melanin in skin cells. Some pigmented lesions are present at birth, such as birthmarks, and some are acquired over time, such as sunspots on sun-exposed areas.


Laser Facial peel

Our laser facial peels treat acne scars - age wrinkles - enlarged pores - collagen production - anti aging treatment.


Laser Nail Fungus Treatment

Laser treatment of Onychomycosis is a relatively new solution,  but it has already proven to be highly effective, yielding tangible results for even the most stubborn of Nail Fungus Cases.


Acne Treatment

Acne is the most common skin condition and is experienced by people of all ages, some more severely than others.


Laser Tattoo Removal

The unwanted ink absorbs the light energy, instantly heats up, and shatters. The shattered ink particles are then steadily removed by the body's immune system. After your treatment…

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.