This has been gradual over 1 or 2 months, but my face is looking thick and different. Is this a late effect from the Fraxel treatment?
My Cheeks and Above my Lip Have Gradually Swelled 1 Year After Fraxel
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Swelling of the face may not be delayed reaction from Fraxel
I am not aware of any of my patients developing a delayed swelling one year after Fraxel. When I see significant collagen deposition in the dermis which helps the acne scars I treat, I don't see generalized swelling. There may be some other condition that exists for which you should see a dermatologist. Possibly you started using a topical regimen after the Fraxel laser treatment to help maintain your good rejuvenating result and it is this cream to which you might be reacting.
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