GentleMAX Pro – Laser Hair Removal, Skin Rejuvenation, Pigment Correction

  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time for paperwork including intake forms and consent.
  • Please alert the staff or provider of any medication allergies prior to receiving service.
  • No numbing cream may be utilized during treatment. DCD will be utilized in office pending service
  • Discontinue use of Accutane for 6-12 months
  • Avoid sun exposure for 1 to 2 weeks – always use a minimum of SPF 30
  • Avoid topical antibiotics, retinoids, hydroquinone, and benzoyl peroxide 5-7 days prior to procedure
  • No IPL/Laser procedures 7-14 days prior
  • No waxing, depilatory creams or electrolysis 5-7 days prior.
  • No active cold sores. If you are prone to cold sores it is recommended to take a prophylactic 3 days prior and 3 days following treatment.
  • Please shave the entire area to be treated either day of or night before treatment with a clean razor. If area is not shaved prior to treatment there will be a $40 grooming fee applied to your service.
  • Redness, mild swelling, and heat following treatment for up to 24 hours is common. Any discomfort beyond 24 hours, we request that you contact our office for further direction
  • Small pinpoint bruising may occur from the laser therapy; more common in those on Aspirin and herbal supplements
  • Itching to the treatment site can be alleviated with a topical 1% Cortisone cream; please contact our office is itching persists beyond 48 hours.
  • Cool water, ice and aloe Vera are recommended to alleviate local discomfort of the treated area.
  • If blistering, pigment changes, or increased discomfort occur contact the office immediately for proper direction and care
  • Avoid direct sun exposure for 3 to 5 days; always ensure sun block of a minimum SPF 30
  • Application of makeup is permissible after heat and redness have subsided
  • Follow proper home care instructions customized by your provider
  • Avoid strenuous exercise, sweating, saunas, hot tubs, steam rooms or hot showers for 24 hour