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Cosmelan Depigmenting Peel PRE-POST Instructions
Before your Treatment

  • No scrubs or facial exfoliation on the day of treatment.
  • Men should not shave two days before treatment.
  • No waxing in treated areas one week before treatment.
  • No peels, laser resurfacing, or medical-grade exfoliation within two weeks of treatment.
  • Cannot have active Herpes Simplex blisters / cold sores.
  • Cannot be pregnant or lactating.
  • Use suggested home care products to maximize results.

    After your Treatment
  • Leave the Cosmelon Mask on for the recommended time frame
    o Skin type I & II 8 hrs
    o Skin Type III & IV 10 hrs
    o Skin Type V & VI 12 hrs
  • After the recommended time thoroughly rinse of mask
  • 48-72 hrs after the peel has been removed apply Cosmelan 2 and recovery cream
    everyday 3 times a day (morning, midday and night) for 1 month
  • Apply the sun protection every morning and mid-day
  • Schedule a follow up 10-15 day after treatment

    Month 2
  • Continue the use of Cosmelan 2 and recovery cream twice a day (Morning and night)
  • Apply sun protection every morning and midday everyday

    Month 3 and 4
  • Apply the Cosmelan 2 and recovery cream only at night
  • Apply sun protection every morning and midday
  • Finish Cosmelan 2 and continue maintenance.
  • Avoid the following for 2 weeks post-treatment:
  • Excessive sweating, including sauna or steam rooms (may cause sensitivity)
  • Chlorine
  • Tanning beds and direct sunlight
  • Waxing
  • Products containing glycolic, retinol, or scrubs
  • Use suggested home care products to maximize results, especially an SPF 30 sunblock.
  • Slight windburn sensation is normal for the first 7 days.
  • No picking or pulling flaking skin post-treatment. Allow skin to heal naturally.

    Follow-Up
  • Follow up appointment should be scheduled 4 weeks after treatment to evaluate progress.

Post-Treatment Care

FORMA

     • Skin cooling is NOT recommended.

     • Avoid very hot water for 2 days after the treatment.

     • Avoid scrubbing, pinching and etc. of the treated area.

     • Moisturizer and makeup may be applied to the skin surface immediately post treatment.

The skin should be kept clean to avoid contamination or infection, any mechanical or thermal damage to the area must be avoided.

     • Contact the office (New look skin center) if there is any indication of infection, excessive swelling, redness, pain, or any other unusual or untoward symptom

Avoid any mechanical or thermal damage to the area

Sun block should be used for 3 weeks following the treatment

FORMA

Post-Treatment Care

For RNs

• Skin cooling is NOT recommended.

• The patient should avoid very hot water for 2 days after the treatment.

• The patient should avoid scrubbing, pinching and etc. of the treated area.

• Moisturizer and makeup may be applied to the skin surface immediately post treatment.

• After each treatment session, the patient should be advised to contact the office ( New Look Skin Center) if there is any indication of infection, excessive swelling, redness, pain, or any other unusual or untoward symptom.

• The Handpiece should be cleaned from the gel and disinfected by 70% alcohol.

MICRO–NEEDLING TREATMENT PRE AND POST INSTRUCTIONS

Micro-needling is a safe natural, holistic alternative for resurfacing the skin using microneedles without an aggressive machine which is safe for all skin types. This treatment provides optimal results to improve wrinkles, large pores, scars, stretch marks and overall skin appearance by stimulating new collagen/growth factors formation.


PRE – TREATMENT INSTRUCTIONS

Avoid Accutane for the past 6 months

Do not use topical agents that may increase sensitivity of skin: retinoids, topical antibiotics, exfoliants, acids that may be drying or irritating to the skin (such as alpha hydroxyl acid (AHA) beta hydroxyl acids (BHA), exfoliating masks, salicylic acids, hydroquinone, and benzoyl peroxide acne products) 5-7 days prior

Do not take any anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen, Motrin or Advil for 3 days prior to treatment. These agents will interfere with the natural inflammatory process that is critical and responsible for your skin rejuvenation

Avoidance of IPL/Laser procedures, unprotected sun exposure or sunburn for 2 weeks prior

No waxing, depilatory creams or electrolysis to area being treated 5-7 days prior

No shaving the day of the procedure to avoid skin irritation. If there is dense hair present in the treatment area, closely shave the area the day before you arrive to your appointment.

Moles, warts or actinic (solar) keratosis cannot be treated. If you are prone to cold sores, take antiviral agent for 2 days prior to and day of treatment. Call office for prescription.

Bruising is a common risk especially with PRP injections. Avoid blood thinning agents (aspirin, fish oil, Omega-3, Vitamin E) for 1 week prior. May resume day after treatment.


CONTRAINDICATIONS
Pregnancy, actively infected or actively inflamed skin, skin irritation, cystic acne to area being treated, keloid scars, allergies to topical lidocaine and sunburn.


DAY OF TREATMENT

  • Skin is clean without lotion, oil, makeup, powder, perfume or sunscreen. Patient may wash face in office upon arrival.
  • Inform provider of any relevant changes in your medical history and of all medications you are taking.
  • Notify provider of any cosmetic tattoos to areas being treated.
  • Topical Lidocaine should be applied in office for 30-45 min prior to treatment.

    POST – TREATMENT INSTRUCTIONS
    Immediately after your Medical Micro-Needling procedure, your health care provider will apply a hyaluronic mask for 5-10 min and moisturizer.
    Do not take any anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen Motrin or Advil for 1 week. DO NOT ice face or use arnica or bromelain. These agents may interfere with the natural inflammatory process that is critical and responsible for your skin rejuvenation.
    Avoid sun tanning and prolonged exposure to direct sunlight for 2 weeks. After 24 hours, always use a full spectrum sun screen SPF30 or above. When exposed to sun, wear a hat and apply sunscreen every 2 hours.

    DAY 1-3
    A sunburn -like effect is normal. The skin will feel tight, dry, sensitive to touch. Treat skin gently washing with a gentle cleanser, cool water, using hands only and pat dry no earlier than 4 hours after treatment. Redness or sensitivity might well be present. Some small bruising is common with PRP injections and may last up to 5-7 days and swelling can last 2-
    4 days depending on how aggressive of a treatment you received.

    Plan social calendar accordingly!
  • Avoid strenuous exercises that cause sweating, jacuzzi, sauna or steam baths for 24hours due to open pores, or up to 48 hours if inflammation exists.
  • Avoid all make-up
  • Sleep on your back with head of bed elevated to minimize swelling or pain as needed

    DAY 2-7
  • Peeling may start 3-5 days after treatment. You will notice skin dryness and flaking. This is due to an increased turnover of skin cells. Do not pick, scratch or scrub at treated skin! Allow old skin to flake off naturally and keep moisturized AT ALL TIMES with Hyaluronic serum for extra dry skin every 2 hours if needed.

    DAY 5-7
    You may restart your regular skin care products and Retin-A once your skin is no longer irritated.

    Many patients have noticed continued skin improvement for months following the last treatment.

    Recommended treatment cycle:
    Rejuvenation: 4-6 treatments 4 weeks apart
    Acne scarring: 6 treatments 6 weeks apart
    Stretch marks: 4-8 treatments 4-6 weeks apart
  • *For further information or to book an appointment, please call our office (818)-662-5005.

Sudatonic Slimming System
Sudatonic Slimming Treatment Guidelines

  1. Eat a good meal ½ – 1 hr before your treatment consisting of low fat protein, vegetables or fruit , and low sugar carbohydrates.
  2. Drink plenty of water daily. We recommend 1qt per 50lbs of body weight.
    Do not drink soda before your treatment.
  3. You may exfoliate your body the day before your treatment.
  4. Do not use lotions on your skin prior to your treatment.
  5. You are not going to want to eat for 3-4 hours after your treatment to get optimum results. You will be able to sip
    water during those hours however, you should not be eating.
  6. For maximum results include cardio-vascular workouts into your week. Cut back on sugar and white flour. Eat plenty
    of vegetables, light fruit and lean meats. Drink lots of water daily.

BOTOX / DYSPORT PRE/POST TREATMENT INSTRUCTIONS
PRE TREATMENT INSTRUCTIONS

  • Please make sure you don’t have hypersensitivity to any botulinum toxin preparation or to any of the components in the
    formulation.
  • Please make sure that you don’t have allergy to Cow milk, because Botox/Dysport contain trace amounts of cow’s milk
    protein.
  • Please make sure you don’t have any infection at the proposed site(s).
  • Please make sure you are not pregnant and you are not breast feeding.
  • Please make sure you don’t have any Neurological Disease, such as Eaton-Lambert Syndrom, Lou Gehrig’s disease/ALS
    or Myasthenia Gravis.
  • Please make sure you are not taking any kind of aminoglycoside antibiotics or other drugs known to interfere with
    neuromuscular transmission.
  • If you are under 18 years Botox/Dysport is not recommended.
  • Please make sure you don’t have any swallowing problems, bleeding problems, diabetes, any heart disease, had surgery
    on your face, any other change in the way you face normally looks.
  • If you recently received an antibiotic by injection, or you are taking muscle relaxant, an allergy or cold medication, or
    sleep medication, Botox/Dysport injection is not recommended.
  • Avoid taking certain medications 2 weeks before treatment (e.g. antibiotics, blood thinning medications such as aspirin,
    Plavix, Coumadin, Warfarin, anti-inflammatories, Vitamin E, Ginko Biloba, St. John’s Wort, and herbs) may increase the
    potency of Dysport/Botox® and may increase bruising at the time of injection
  • Avoid Alcoholic drinks at least 24 hour before treatment(Alcohol may thin the blood increasing risk of bruising)
  • Schedule Botox/Dysport appointment at least 2 weeks prior to a special event.

    POST TREATMENT INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Try to exercise your treated muscles for 1-2 hours after treatment (e.g. practice frowning, raising your eyebrows or
    squinting).This helps to work BOTOX/DYSPORT in to your muscles. Although this is thought to help it will NOT impact your
    treatment negatively if you forget to do this.
  2. Do NOT rub or massage the treated areas tor 4 hours after your treatment. Do NOT do, heavy lifting, straining, Yoga or any type of strenuous exercise for 4 hours after your treatment. Also avoid facials or saunas for 4 hours after your treatment. This will minimize the risk of raising your blood pressure and therefore minimize the risk of temporary bruising. Feel free to shower and go about most other regular daily activities.
  3. Do NOT lie down for 4 hours after treatment. This is to avoid the risk of pressure on the treated areas (from your pillow) and to avoid the risk of having the area rubbed accidentally.
  4. Be assured that any tiny bumps or marks will go away within a few hours. If you need to apply make-up within 4 hours after your treatment, only use a GENTLE touch to avoid rubbing the treated area.
  5. Results of your treatment may take up to 14 days to take full effect. Please wait until the 14 days has passed before assessing if you are pleased with the result.
  6. BOTOX/DYSPORT is a temporary procedure and at first, you may find that your treatment results will last approximately 3 or 4 months. lf you maintain your treatment appointments with the frequency recommended, the duration of each treatment result may last longer than 4 months.

CO₂RE Suggested Pre and Post Treatment Patient Instructions


PRETREATMENT INSTRUCTIONS
1 Hydrate – we recommend that for seven days pre-treatment you moisturize skin in the morning and evening, and drink at least 8 glasses of water per day to completely hydrate your skin and optimize treatment results.

2 You may be provided an antiviral prophylaxis 3-4 days prior to the procedure if you are undergoing a deeper peel, or have a history of Herpes Simplex to avoid outbreak.

3 Topical retinoid therapy should be discontinued 3-4 days prior to treatment.

4 Avoid any prolonged exposure to the sun, if you must be in the sun use a zinc oxide sunscreen of at least SPF 30+.

5 Remove all substances from the intended treatment area, including topical anesthetics, hairspray, gel, makeup, lotions, deodorants, self-tanning products, and ointments. Do not use flammable products inthe vicinity of the laser.
6 Do not use an alcohol-based cleanser as this removes moisture from the skin.


INTRAOPERATIVE CARE 1 Safety considerations are important during the laser procedure. Protective eyewear will be worn by the patient and all personnel in the operative suite during the procedure to reduce the chance of damage to the eye. Your provider will take all necessary precautions to ensure your safety.

2 A smoke evacuator will be used to remove any smoke or debris from the air.

3 Test spot areas may be performed to gauge appropriate endpoints and optimum treatment parameters, followed by a two-week observation period to assess results.

POSTTREATMENT CARE
1 Immediately after treatment, most patients will experience a clinical endpoint of erythema (redness) for 1-3 days, however, for more aggressive treatments this may last longer. Slight to moderate edema (swelling) and a mild to moderate sunburn sensation are also common post-treatment and may last 1-3 days. After the second day, skin will appear as an exaggerated tan. Skin will begin to flake at 5-7 days on the face and neck; 7-10 days for the chest; and 10-14 for the hands.

2 Your provider may opt to use additional cooling methods such as cool compresses, gel packs or facial mask for up to 10 minutes after treatment.

3 Before discharge a topical ointment (like Aquaphor) may be applied to the face, no bandages or wraps are necessary.

4 For more aggressive treatments, your provider may prescribe the use of vinegar soaks to be applied multiple times a day.

5 You provider will inform you when you may resume the use of your usual skincare products.

6 There are no restrictions on bathing except to treat the skin gently, avoid scrubbing or trauma to the treated area as if you had sunburn.

7 Avoid sun exposure to reduce the chance of hyperpigmentation (darker pigmentation).

8 The use of a zinc oxide sunblock SPF 30+ at all times throughout the course of treatment is recommended.

9 Multiple treatments (3 or more) over a period of several months may be required to achieve the desired response. You may notice immediate as well as longer-term improvements in your skin.


Call your healthcare provider’s office at 1-818-662-5005 with any questions or concerns.

CLIENTS INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE/ AFTER e-Matrix TREATMENTS
PRETREATMENT INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Avoid the sun 4 weeks before and 2-4 weeks after treatment, recently tanned skin should not be treated (natural
    sunlight, sprays/lotions or tanning booth). The use of self-tanning skin care products must be discontinued 2 weeks prior
    to treatment and completely free of any residue.
  2. Stop medications that may cause photosensitivity or any topical medications 1 week before treatment: Iron, any blood
    thinning medications, Antibiotics or Retin-A. At minimum 6 months: Accutane.
  3. Treatment area must be free of make-up, lotions, deodorant or ointments.
  4. If you wish to use the numbing cream, please arrive 45 minutes before your appointment to achieve the maximum
    effectiveness.
  5. You may not have treatment if you are pregnant or if you think you may be pregnant.
  6. No chemical peels, laser hair removal or skin resurfacing treatments on any areas that will be treated for a minimum of
    two weeks or until complete healing has occurred.
  7. Clients who have had Botox or dermal fillers in the area that will be treated, need to wait 14 days before any eMatrix
    treatments.
  8. If you are prone to cold sores, take an anti-viral medication prior to treatment. Clients with active cold sores may not be
    treated.

    WHAT TO EXPECT DURING YOUR TREATMENT
  • Treatment time is approximately 30 min depending on the area that needs to be treated.
  • You will feel pressure, a slight stinging, itching and a heat sensation. This is normal and will subside 1-2 hours after
    treatment.
  • Immediately after your treatment you will look and feel as though you have a moderate to severe sunburn. Your skin
    may feel warm and tighter than usual. This is normal and will subside after 1 to 2 hours.

    POST TREATMENT
  1. You may use regular cleanser and moisturizers. However, NO exfoliation for 7 days.
  2. Moisturizers may be applied several hours after treatment a minimum of 12 hours, and should be applied regularly
    throughout the healing process.
  3. After treatment, you may see square imprints, with small matrix dot formations of scabs that may remain on your skin
    for several days. The scabs should not be touched or scratched. Allow the skin to shed off naturally.
  4. For the first 1-3 days, the skin will be red, tight and dry. Some swelling may occur.
  5. No make-up for 6-12 hours. A mineral make-up is recommended after 6-12 hours.
  6. After 1-3 days, or as soon as it is comfortable to do so, you may return to regular skin care products.
  7. Use a broad-spectrum UVA/UVB sunscreen. A chemical free sunscreen is recommended.
  8. Allergic reactions such as swelling, itching and or hives are common. Oral or topical antihistamine, Hydrocortisone or
    Benadryl can be used.

    WHAT TO AVOID
    To ensure proper healing, be certain to observe the following:
  • For at least 1-3 days post treatment, do NOT use any Alpha Hydroxy Acids, Beta Hydroxy Acid, Retinol (Vitamin A), Vitamin C or anything perceived as “active” skincare.
  • Avoid intentional and direct sunlight for 24 hours. No tanning beds. Use an SPF of 30 or higher.
  • During the first 2 days following treatment, care should be taken to prevent trauma to the treated site: avoid hot baths,
    swimming, massages and saunas. The skin should be kept clean to avoid contamination or infection; any mechanical or thermal damage to the area must be avoided.
  • No exercising or strenuous activity for the first 24 hours post-treatment.

Fillers Pre/Post treatment instructions
PRE Treatment Instructions:

  • If you pregnant or breast feeding, or under 18 years old any kind of fillers is not recommended.
  • Please make sure you don’t have infectious skin problems (acne.etc.)
  • Please make sure you don’t have past history of autoimmune disease
  • Please make sure you don’t have immunotherapy treatments, such as Prednisone
  • Please make sure you don’t have any known hypersensitivity to hyaluronic acid
  • Please make sure you haven’t had any laser therapy, chemical peeling or microdermabrasion in the past 2
    weeks
  • Please make sure you don’t have any tendency to develop hypertrophic scarring
  • Please make sure you don’t have any history or presence of multiple severe allergies, or allergy to Gram-positive
    bacterial proteins.
  • The risk of side effects may increase with certain medical situations such as immunocompromised
    conditions(diabetes, HIV, smoking) or bleeding disorders and with the use of certain medications that increase
    the risk of bleeding(aspirin, Coumadin, Plavix, Some Vitamins such as Vitamin E, Ibuprofen, antibiotics, some
    herbs and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatories)
  • The use of dermal filler should be postponed in the case of certain inflammatory skin disorders, such as skin
    sores, rashes, cysts, hives or infection at the injection site.

    POST Treatment Instructions:
    Within the first 24 hours, you should avoid strenuous exercise. Exposure of the treated areas to excessive sun and
    extreme cold weather should be minimized until any initial swelling and redness have resolved. Swelling may be
    noticeable at least for the first 48-72 hours. Avoid touching the area during this time. Injectable can be a bit lumpy or
    uneven and this can be resolved simply with a hot, moist washcloth applied to the area for 5-10 minutes and gently
    massaged until smooth. This needs to be done within one week following treatment. lf laser treatment, chemical peel,
    or any other procedure based on active dermal response is considered after treatment with fillers, there is a possible
    risk of an inflammatory reaction of the treatment site.lf you exposure to any of the above may cause temporary
    redness, swelling, and/or itching at the injection sites. If there is swelling, you may need to place an ice pack over the
    swollen area.

    After your treatment you should avoid the following for the first l2 hours:
  • Applying makeup to the area
  • Touching or pressing on the area that was treated
You should ovoid the following for of least 24 hours
  • Strenuous exercise
  • Consumption of alcoholic beverages
  • Extended exposure to sun, heat, tanning beds, or extreme cold weather
  • Manipulation or massaging of the area treated
  • 48hours after your procedure you may begin adding Gingko Biloba, Garlic, Flax oil, cod liver oil, Vitamin A, Vitamin E or any other essential fatty acids.
You should ovoid the following for two weeks after the treatment:
  • Extreme hot or cold temperatures including saunas or hot tubs
  • Prolonged exposure to sunlight or UV light

IPL/e-Light Acne PRE-POST TREATEMTNS INSTRUCTIONS
For best results, please follow these instructions:
Before your IPL/e-Light treatment:

  1. If possible, please do not wear makeup to your treatment.
  2. Avoid any irritants to your skin, such as any products containing Retin-A, retinol, benzoyl peroxide,
    glycolic/salicylic acids, astringents or Vitamin C for one week before your treatment.
  3. Do not wax or use a depilatory on treatment areas for one week prior to your treatment.
  4. Before each treatment, please inform us if you are taking any new antibiotics or medications as they may
    make your skin photosensitive and therefore, we may not be able to treat you for one to two weeks
After your IPL/e-Light treatment:
  1. Avoid sun exposure and tanning beds to treated areas after treatment. Daily sunscreen with an SPF of at
    least 30 is vital to maintain your improved skin.
  1. Avoid any irritants to your skin, such as any products containing Retin-A, retinol, benzoyl peroxide,
    glycolic & salicylic acids, astringents or Vitamin C for one week after your treatment.
  2. Do not wax, tweeze or use a depilatory to the treated areas for 1 week after your treatment.
  3. Treated pigmented lesions usually darken after treatment and crusting begins to form within a few days.
    This crusting usually resolves in 1 to 3 weeks. It should be allowed to naturally flake off.
  4. If significant crusting occurs beyond the normal flaking of the treated lesions, an antibiotic ointment
    such as Polysporin or Bacitracin may be recommended. Do not try to remove any scabbing.
  5. Mild Swelling and redness may be present and typically resolves within 24 to 48 hours. Over-thecounter 1% hydrocortisone cream or 100% Aloe Vera gel may ease redness or inflammation.
  6. Apply cold compresses or cold pack to the treated areas for 10-15 minutes every hour for the next few
    hours, as needed.
  7. Keep the area clean. Wash gently and avoid aggressive scrubbing or use of exfoliants, scrub brushes,
    and loofa sponges until the sensitivity and colored of the treated area has returned to normal.
  8. Rarely, a small blister or scab may form. If this occurs, please call our office.

PRE-POST LASER HAIR REMOVAL 2023
CLIENTS INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE/ AFTER LASER HAIR REMOVAL TREATMENTS
PRE-TREATMENT INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Avoid the sun 4 weeks before and 2-4 weeks after treatment, recently tanned skin should not be treated (natural sunlight, sprays/lotions or tanning booth). The use of self-tanning skin care products must be discontinued 2 weeks prior to treatment and completely free of any residue.
  2. If you are taking any medications that may cause photosensitivity these may increase your chance of an adverse reaction if you wish to continue on to treatment, we require that a waiver is signed stating you understand the risk and are still willing to receive the treatment. Topical medications such as bleaching/lightening creams, Retin-A,
    Antibiotic ointments, etc. used in the treatment area must be discontinued for 2 weeks before treatment. Retinol used in the treatment area must be discontinued for 1 week before treatment. Antibiotics must be out of your system for 7-10 after your last dose lastly if you are using Accutane, it must be out of your system for a minimum of 6 months before receiving treatments.
  3. You must avoid bleaching, plucking or waxing, threading hair for 4-6 weeks prior to treatment. The melanin-containing hair must be present in the follicle as it is the target for the laser light.
  4. Shave at least 24 hours prior treatment (except face for females). Please arrive for appointment with the area to be treated cleanly shaved.
  5. Treatment area must be free of make-up, lotions, deodorant or ointments.
  6. If you wish to purchase numbing