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Can I Wash my Face One Day After Fractional Co2 Procedure?

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Cleanser after fractional co2

A gentle cleanser such as MelaClenz will work well to cleanse your face after a fractional co2 laser. Always ask your treating physician first.

You should also ask for a postop care kit and instructions after laser.


Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Washing your face after co2 laser resurfacing

Yes, I would encourage washing of the face - lots of water and just a little of a very gentle cleanser like purpose(r).  To clean the face it is more a soaking and gentle wipe then scrubbing especially in the initial days.  You should contact your surgeon to go over his preferred method of post op care and stick to his/her routine. 

Douglas M. Stevens, MD
Fort Myers Facial Plastic Surgeon
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