How soon after VBeam that didn't leave bruising or much redness can I walk to my car a few times a day which takes a couple minutes each time? Thanks!
How Soon After VBeam Can I Have Brief Sun Exposure?
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Sun protection after VBeam
Walking to the car should be minimal risk. I'd wait 1-2 weeks before extensive exposure but as a dermatologist would counsel you to protect your skin with sunscreen or clothing anyway!
Main risk with laser of tanned skin is more of a reaction of the pigment cells which can lead to increased pigmentation (brown) and rarely decreased pigmentation in the treated area which can be unsightly and last for a long time. Probably more of an issue getting lasered when you have a tan rather than sun exposure post laser..
Sun following v beam
You should be fine to and from your car with spf.
I would give it a week for extended exposure.
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