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Does your face have to be 100% clear of zits before treatment from a co2 laser?

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Dr. Shalini Gupta
Dermatology
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In brief: Recommended

I would highly recommend that your skin be under control before any type of ablative skin resurfacing treatment.
If you're prone to breakouts, make sure you are on an antibiotic your doctor prescribes for you. Also, you should be on an antiviral to prevent cold sores.

In brief: Recommended

I would highly recommend that your skin be under control before any type of ablative skin resurfacing treatment.
If you're prone to breakouts, make sure you are on an antibiotic your doctor prescribes for you. Also, you should be on an antiviral to prevent cold sores.
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