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is a protective cream applied before or after a co2 laser skin rejuvenating procedure?

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Dr. Harry Greenberg
Dermatology 27 years experience
After: Once you've been lasered, then you apply the cream. Ask your laser physician. Learn more about co2 lasers here: http://www.Lasvegasdermatology.Com/services/laser-wrinkle-fractional-co2-therapy.
Dr. Thomas Fiala
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Afterwards: Yes, a soothing cream is applied at the end of the procedure. There are a number of choices here - i usually use aquaphor.

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