What to Do Before The Treatment

Posted on July 25, 2010 by Ella Fedonenko

General Guidelines

• Avoid Chemical Peels or Laser Treatments

One to two weeks prior to procedure, please avoid any types of chemical peels and laser treatments.

• Discontinue Medications, Supplements and Herbs a Week Before Treatment

One week prior to procedure please discontinue your usage of any of the following: Aspirin/Ibuprofen (Advil, Aleve, etc.), Gingko Biloba, garlic, flax oil, cod liver oil, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, and any other essential fatty acids like omega 3, GLA, CLA, and EPA or DHA.

• Because Foods Can Affect Your Results, Follow These Additional Guidelines

1-2 Days Before Treatment

Right before your treatment (24 to 48 hours), it’s important not to use or consume any of the following:

•  Niacin supplements

•  High sodium foods

•  High sugar foods

•  Refined carbohydrates (foods with added sugar, fructose, corn syrup, etc.)

•  Spicy foods

•  Caffeine

•  Alcohol

•  Cigarettes