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2 Doctor Answers | Asked by jconrad in parker,co
The Pearl laser ablates only the epidermis. Exercise will not affect the healing process. The face may seem to burn a bit more if body temperature increases and the blood vessels in the face dilate to allow radiation of heat. If your idea of exercise is boxing, then the answer is "no" to exercise for a couple of weeks.
For most patients, it's not really an issue of can or can not exercise, it's much more a comfort issue. Your face may feel some burning or stinging the first 4-5 days after treatment if you start to sweat. When the skin is in the dry, tight phase after treatment for the first two days or so, if you exercise you may experience more swelling (especially around the eyes) that may be more uncomfortable. Swelling and stinging will not effect your overall results, only...