Important Information Before Your Visit




Please fill out these two forms and bring with you to your first appointment. 

For Laser Patients:


If you are getting laser hair reduction or any vascular treatment, please read the following instructions prior to your treatment:


Patient Instructions for Skin Tightening:

  • Come to the appointment without any makeup. Skin should be “squeaky clean”
  • No tanning (real or artificial) prior to treatment


Before Your Visit:

  • If you get recurrent cold sores (herpes simplex virus) in the area of treatment, we recommend prophylactic treatment. (take your preventative antiviral medication the day before, of and after treatment)
  • If you tend to get hyperpigmentation (dark spots) easily, start to use hydroquinone cream on the area to be treated 2 weeks before the treatment.


Laser Waiting Periods:

  • Wait 6 months after finishing Accutane or the last session of chemotherapy
  • Wait 3 months after a facial laser resurfacing or deep chemical peel for a laser facial treatment.
  • Wait 3-4 weeks after Botox or natural fillers (cannot treat over silicone)
  • Wait 2 weeks after a natural tan
  • Wait 10 days after the end of an antibiotic course
  • Wait 1 week after self-tanners (and exfoliate well before the appointment)
  • Wait 1 week after stopping topical irritants (including retin-A, benzoyl peroxide or astringents) and medications (advil, motrin, aleve, ibuprofen, Vitamin E, Aspirin or Fish oil)
  • Do not take any medication you don’t have to take within a few days of treatment
  • If you are pregnant, we recommend that you wait until after delivery for your laser treatments.



For UltraShape Power Patients:


Patient Instructions:

  • No alcohol for 48 hours before and after each treatment
  • Hydrate very well before and after each treatment
  • If necessary, the area to be treated should be shaved 48 hours prior to each treatment



Laser Lisse
818 West Diamond Avenue, Suite 130
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Phone: 301-963-3737
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