2 Days After Fraxel Repair, I Have Red Vertical Stipes About 1/2" Apart on Face, Neck, and Chest, What Should I do?

It's like I can see every swipe my Doctor made with the laser. No one said anything about this being a possiblity at my pre surgery concealtation. I know it's only been 2 1/2 days , but it looks so bad I tought I should try and see if anyone can tell me if this is normal and will go away in the 7 to 10 days that my Doctor said all will be Fantastic.I did this so I wouldn't have to wear foundation anymore..... now I'm worried that my face will be like this forever. Can you please tell me what to do?

Doctor Answers (1)

Fraxel laser


Sorry to hear you are having this experience.  it is hard to understand what had happened, perhaps a photo would help. I would go back to the treating physician and have him evaluate the situation.  The earlier he sees it the better, that way he can offer treatment.  Fraxel Repair is a great laser treament and gives great results.  Dr. Halem

New York Dermatologic Surgeon
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