How to Prepare for a HydraFacial

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How to Prepare for a HydraFacial

If you have not already had a HydraFacial before, this will be an exciting experience! Prior to starting the procedure, there are a couple items you need to be aware of in order to ensure optimal and safe results. Below is a list of pre-treatment instructions you should be aware of.

Pre-Treatment HydraFacial Instructions

  • Discontinue the use of any Isotretinoin products (such as Accutane) for 6 months before treatment – unless you have clearance by a clinician.
  • Discontinue the use of topical tretinoin for at least 48 prior to your Hydrafacial treatment.
  • Refrain from any type of exfoliating treatments such as glycolic acid or enzymes to the area for 48 hours before your Hydrafacial treatment.
  • Refrain from any medium or deep chemical resurfacing treatments and laser treatments for 2 weeks before your HydraFacial treatment.
  • Refrain from waxing and use of depilatories for 48 hours before treatment.
  • Discontinue use of over-the-counter acne medications such as benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid for 48 hours before treatment.
  • Avoid excessive sun exposure as well as the use of artificial tanning beds for 72 hours before Treatment.
  • Wait 1 week after Botox and 2 weeks after fillers to undergo a treatment.
  • For men, shaving is not recommended on the day of treatment. If you choose to shave, please shave at least 3-4 hours prior to your treatment.

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