Pre treatments for Vi peels?

Hi. I am currently using Clindamycin (1%) and Benzoyl Peroxide (5%) topical gel, and Adapalene cream (1%), can I undergo Vi peel or Vi peel precision plus? Do I need to stop using these topical creams before the peel? Thank you!

Doctor Answers 1

VI Peels

Thank you for your question. In my opinion, topical medications, especially retinoids such as tretinoin, adapalene, Retin-A, Differin, etc., should be stopped 3 days prior to a VI peel or VI Peel Precision Plus. They can be resumed once your skin is done peeling. I highly recommend you consult with an experienced and certified technician or physician regarding your questions and concerns. Take care and good luck.

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