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Should I moisturize after intense pixel laser?

My technician said not to put anything on until day 7. Today is day 3 I am taking tomorrow off work but have to go back tuesday. What do you recommend? Moisturize or not. She said skin repairs faster without moisturizer

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Elevase creams after Pixel

Moisturizers are excellent after Pixel. In our office, we use Elevase creams with ceramides after fractional treatment to help with healing. 

Best, 
Dr. Karamanoukian 
Los Angeles


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Pixel

Pixel laser is a good treatment choice for pigmentation, fine lines, acne scars, and enlarged pores . Pixel Laser benefits include: great results on mild to medium wrinkling, little or no downtime after procedure and quick treatment sessions. Besides sunscreen, during the next 5-7 days after your laser treatment, you may use a non-irritating moisturizing cream or Aquaphor ointment. These skin care products will soothe your skin , resolve redness and speed up healing time.

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