First Few Days: Continue gentle cleansing and moisturizing over the next few days. Avoid scrubbing, rubbing, or using exfoliants for 1 week.
How long should I wait to exfoliate after clear and brilliant?
Don’t rub, scrub, or exfoliate your skin for at least seven days post-treatment no matter how much you’d want to do, especially when the skin starts to tighten – patience, rather resistance is a virtue in this case!
What should not be done after clear and brilliant?
Avoid scrubbing, rubbing or use of exfoliants. 2) Avoid excessive exercise, perspiration, swimming or exposing skin to heat and sun for 2 days after treatment. 3) Avoid scrubs, toners, glycolic acid, and retinoids until the skin as healed completely from your treatment. Your skin will be sensitive after the treatment.
What do you put on skin after clear and brilliant?
Immediately After Treatment.
Use a bland moisturizer (i.e. Cetaphil® cream) or a very thin layer of petrolatum ointment (i.e. Aquaphor®). Use petrolatum ointment to cover any area with oozing and keep moist. Use of icepacks helps alleviate the heat sensation. You may also cleanse your face with a mild cleanser.
How long does it take to get clear and brilliant results?
When do Clear + Brilliant® results appear and how long do they last? Within a week or two after one treatment, your skin will start to feel softer, look brighter and show more even tone. Results can last for months depending on age, skin condition, and how you protect your skin.
Should I exfoliate after clear and brilliant?
First Few Days: Continue gentle cleansing and moisturizing over the next few days. Avoid scrubbing, rubbing, or using exfoliants for 1 week. Apply sunscreen daily and you can use makeup if needed starting the day after treatment.
Does clear and brilliant help pigmentation?
Clear + Brilliant Perméa is a gentle fractional laser treatment that helps diminish skin pigmentation and discoloration. Perméa is uniquely designed to produce visibly illuminated skin and enhance your skin’s permeability, which could significantly increase the benefits of your skincare products.
Are clear and brilliant results permanent?
The results of Clear + Brilliant are permanent. However, with aging and sun damage, you may require maintenance treatments three or four times a year, to produce new collagen and renew your skin.
How painful is clear and brilliant?
Are Clear + Brilliant treatments painful? Most patients describe some mild discomfort during the treatment. To ensure our patient’s comfort, we will apply a topical anesthetic before the procedure, which helps to minimize this discomfort. We also use a cooling device during the treatment.
Does clear and brilliant help with wrinkles?
It improves the skin’s overall appearance, reduces fine lines, wrinkles, stretch marks, hyperpigmentation and acne scars.
What is the difference between Fraxel and clear and brilliant?
Clear and Brilliant is often used in comprehensive laser acne treatment because it reduces pore size. Fraxel uses a more intense laser, which penetrates the skin deeper than Clear + Brilliant. While Fraxel requires a slightly longer recovery time than Clear and Brilliant, it produces more dramatic results.
Does clear and brilliant work for acne scars?
Yes, Clear + Brilliant can be used as an effective treatment for acne. Because it prompts a healing response from the body, the laser treatment can support reduced pore size, make active acne less visible, and fade acne scars.
Does clear and brilliant help rosacea?
Clear + Brilliant can help many patients, but it’s not right for everyone. If you have melasma, rosacea, or another skin disorder, Clear + Brilliant may not be right for you. You should also hold off on using retinoids (retinol, or Retin-A®) for about two weeks before your treatment.
How many times can you do clear and brilliant?
While the laser treatment is safe enough to do every two weeks, your provider may want to space your sessions out to once monthly. While results can be seen after the first treatment, it may take three to six treatments for optimal results.
Does clear and brilliant stimulate collagen?
The lasers of Clear + Brilliant work by creating very small micro-injuries, stimulating new collagen growth. As a result, patients can enjoy smoother and clearer skin.
Can you exercise after clear and brilliant?
Patients can resume normal activity immediately after treatment, though strenuous exercise and makeup should be avoided for 12-24 hours.