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Diolaze Laser Hair Removal: Pre And Post Treatment Instructions

Diolaze, by InMode is a type of laser hair removal system offered by Seaport Medspa that utilizes diode laser technology to target and remove unwanted hair. It is a non-invasive and FDA-approved method for long-term hair reduction. Diolaze works by emitting a concentrated beam of light that is absorbed by the pigment (melanin) in the hair follicles, which damages the follicles and inhibits future hair growth.

The Diolaze laser is designed to deliver controlled pulses of energy to the targeted area, while a built-in cooling mechanism helps to minimize discomfort and protect the surrounding skin. Diolaze is commonly used on areas such as the face, legs, arms, underarms, bikini line, and back.

Prior to receiving Diolaze laser hair removal from Seaport Medspa it’s important to review and follow the below pre and post treatment instructions.

Diolaze Laser Hair Removal Pre-Care

Used Accutane In The Past 6-Months?

If you have been on Accutane in the past 6 months, you cannot be treated.

Stop Waxing, Tweezing or Chemical Epilation 6-Weeks Prior

Laser hair removal patients should stop waxing, tweezing, or chemical epilation in treatment area 6-weeks prior to appointment.

Avoid Chemical Peels and Laser Treatments 2-Weeks Prior

Patients should not have chemical peels and laser treatments in laser hair removal treatment areas 2-weeks prior to appointment.

Avoid Sunburns 2-Weeks Prior

Patients should avoid sunburns and tans 2-weeks prior to treatment.

Avoid UV exposure 7-days prior

Laser hair removal patients should avoid UV exposure 7-days prior to treatment.

No Sunless Tanning Products 7-Days Prior

Avoid sunless tanning products 7-days prior to treatment. Exfoliate off any residual product in treatment area before appointment.

Avoid These Products 7-Days Prior

Patients should avoid AHAs/BHAs, retinols, hydroquinone, differin, and tazorac in laser hair removal treatment areas 7-days before appointment.

No Medications That Increase Photosensitivity 7-Days Prior

Medications that increase photosensitivity need to be stopped 7-days prior to treatment. Consult a physician before stopping any medications.

Cold Sores?

If you are prone to cold sores, please notify the practitioner, as an antiviral is recommended pre-treatment.

Fully Shave Treatment Area Day Of Appointment

Please arrive to your appointment with your treatment area shaven. Please shave the day before or day of your treatment.

Clean Skin Day Of Appointment

Laser hair removal patients should come to their appointment with their treatment area clean and free of any lotions or deodorants.

Diolaze Laser Hair Removal Post-Care

Avoid Extended UV Exposure For 7-Days

Laser hair removal patients should avoid extended UV exposure for 7-days post-treatment.

Avoid Heated Treatments For 14-Days

Avoid any steam rooms, hot tubs, saunas or any other heated treatments 14-days post-treatment.

Avoid Chemical Peels and Laser Treatments For 14-Days

Avoid additional laser treatments or chemical peels on the treatment area for at least 14-days post treatment or until healing occurs.

Approved Post Treatment Products

You may use Tylenol and apply aloe vera or ice packs for any discomfort.

Use SPF On Treatment Area

Use broad spectrum (UVA/UVB) SPF 30 or higher.

Achieving The Best Results

Multiple treatment sessions are required to achieve optimal results, as hair grows in different cycles and the laser is most effective during the active growth phase. Make sure to complete the full treatment schedule at the intervals recommended by your technician and schedule your next treatment during your appointment.


For any questions or if you experience any side effects, such as hypo or hyper pigmentation, prolonged redness or swelling, histamine reaction or blistering please contact us at 617-681-8244 for support.


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