So far this is my experience . Fri July 27. 2012 I had dot laser therapy. I had read blogs on how terrible and painful it was so I was thinking about backing out. I went to the clinic with all my concerns. They answered every concern I had truefully and I felt quite comfortable about proceeding. Dr Grossman even ask if I was sure right before he started even though I was all numbed up and he... more
Full face CO2 laser. Went to a highly-skilled plastic surgeon. Now 14 days postop.
I had used Retin-A daily for about 3 months prior to the procedure. Healing time was reduced. Still have redness, but easily covered with Estee Lauder Maximum Cover makeup that looks very natural. Two spots remain that require Aquaphor.
Stayed inside x 7 days following procedure. Kept Aquaphor on 24/7.... more
I can't remember the exact name of the laser treatment I had, but it's somewhere between the "light" laser (which doesn't penetrate the skin) and the CO2, which is basically a 3rd degree burn.
I'm glad I did it, but I have two complaints. No. 1, I went to Dr. H, who is a well-known cosmetic surgeon in Denver, CO. I've had procedures with her previously, which... more
I recovered really quickly! The first week was a drag...frozen pea bags for an hour on an hour off all day...applying Aquaphor, taking it off to do vinegar soaks every 3 hours...The goo was a mess...I had NO pain-didn't even take a Tylenol...My eyelids were swollen for a few days, but never completely shut...my cheeks also were swollen the first week...I told everyone at work, and they're all... more