When to Restart Renova After Procedures

On the blog, this question gets asked frequently. Your doctor who is doing the procedure should clarify this for you! 

Logically, the more downtime or skin resurfacing needed, the longer you would wait to restart.

In our office, it might be a week after an IPL which doesn’t break the surface of the skin.  After a CO2 laser it might be a month. Fraxels and other erbiums can be quite variable. It’s important to call your doctor if you are not sure! 


Dr. Irwin on IPL Lasers


Dr. Irwin on CO2 Lasers


Dr. Irwin on Fraxel Lasers

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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