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"Medium" Chemical Peel/Going Outside??


Hi! I had a "Medium" Chemcial peel Tuesday Morning. Today is Thursday. All is great! I am just going stir crazy in the house. Would it hurt going to a movie? I have a oversized hoodie on. I am following all of my derm. directions regarding the care of my face. I just wonder if "walking" into and out of a movie theater with a hoodie can do any damage?

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drclevens


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Melbourne, FL
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  Going Outdoors after a Chemical Peel
April 30, 2012 6:17 PM

It is recommended that you refrain from any sun exposure after a chemical peel. What this means is that you should avoid long term, direct sun exposure (sunbathing, tanning, etc.) To avoid (more)
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docblinski


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April 21, 2012 6:35 AM

Ask your peeling doctor. We can not advise to your post treatment protocols since we are not your treating physicians. ALWAYS follow your chosen doctors advise. (more)
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Mikel79
 
April 19, 2012 7:08 AM

Sorry, I meant to say that I will be walking OUTSIDE to go INTO the theater.. =) Forgive the "stupid" question. I just dont know if any sun damage can occur with just walking breifly outside with a hoodie on. I Cannot use any sunscreen yet until next Tuesday....



 



 

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