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Skin Care Before and After Cosmetic Laser Treatments

By: Terri Wojak
Posted: February 28, 2011, from the March 2011 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.
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The skin care specialist plays a vital role when working with a physician during these services. It is important to not only have the patient’s skin prepped properly, but also to care for the skin after these treatments. Along with any medical treatment, using the wrong products will not only hinder the results, but can also cause serious complications. Education is the key to achieve the best outcome, and the ultimate gratification comes when satisfied patients obtain their desired results.

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1. E Shnitkind, E Yaping, S Geen, AR Shalita and WL Lee, Anti-inflammatory properties of narrow-band blue light, J Drugs Dermatol 5 605–610 (2006)

Terri Wojak is a licensed esthetician with more than 14 years of experience and has knowledge of all aspects of the skin care industry, including education, sales, medical aesthetics, management and ownership. She is the director, as well as an educator, at True University Esthetics in Chicago.

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