Do Cutaneous depressions from facial laser vein removal around nose fill in? Are they temperary?The Cutera laser was used.Got blistered ,now dealing with Cutaneous depressions.Would Retin a help?thanks.
Cutaneous Depressions from Laser, Is It Permanent?
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Post Laser Skin Depressions
Thank you for your question. This can happen when the vein collapses, and leaves a void. Have some fractional laser done around the depression, and inside. This plumps it back up, and it heals nicely. Wait for at least 2 months before you begin therapy. I like fractional CO2 lasers over the area. This may be repeated in 3-4 months if needed. Success has traditionally been very high. Be sure to be under the supervision of a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon with expertise in laser surgery for the best and safest results. I hope this helps.
Depressions in skin post laser treatments
The depressions in the skin after the treatments are due to collapse of the vein or blood vessel treated. The volume lose may improve with time and may be enhanced by fractional laser, Retin-A, Ultherapy, or any other collagen stimulating method. If deep enough fillers maybe an option as well.
Best of luck!
Depressed scarring after vascular laser treatment
Occasionally depressed scars occur after vascular laser treatments performed around the nose. In most cases these areas of depression improve. Topical retinoids or other products that help stimulate collagen production may help these scars fill in more quickly but plan on allowing at least 6-12 months before assuming that no further improvement will occur.
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