Fraxel Restore or Repair for Under Eye Burn?
- Asked by Peter Hewitt 1 in uk
- 4 years ago
You may do better with topical treatments. Lasers aren't always the be all and end all!
While the public invests a great deal of confidence in what lasers can do, almost to the point of impossible expectations, there are some things that ought NOT to be treated right away with lasers. On the other hand, there are some things that MUST be treated immediately with lasers for the best outcome.
In the category of things that ought to wait, burns would probably be one of them. I would instead use a growth factor agent like NeoCutis with PSP, which can be found at www.LovelySkin.com/neocutis
In the category of conditions that frequently need treatment at around 6 weeks after the injury, a scar that has happened after surgery or injury may respond well to a CO2 laser like the re:pair.
Unfortunately, it is rare to find a clinic these days that owns a laser (as I own 20 lasers) and doesn't want to use it for everything. There is a problem with overuse of lasers and your burn may not respond well to it or it may even make it worse.
Fraxel restore or repair for Under Eye Lid Burn
Unless you are dark skinned, I would not think that it is necessary to test spot your skin first.
These are all decisions that should be made with your treating physician.
I hope that you achieve maximum improvement.
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