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What Can I Use During Fraxel Laser Do Avoid Acne Breakouts?

I have my first Fraxel Laser treatment in five weeks. Because I can't use Retin A micro, I normally use it a week before, or a week or two after. What can I use either topically or orally that is safe, to prevent acne breakouts during my Fraxel treatments?

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Fraxel Laser, How to Minimize Acne Breakouts After the Treatment

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Hi SCRd,

You may use Brevoxyl-8-Wash to wash your skin three times a day. Ask your treating physician whether a low dose of Tetracycline would be helpful.

If you are having Fraxel repair, consider using Cutagenix instead of Aquaphor in the immediate post laser period.

Good luck, be well, and enjoy your rejuvenated skin.

Dr. P

Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
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