10 days after 2nd profractional & still have visible pinholes & redness in face. Is this normal? Can this be permanent? (photo)

2nd profractional procedure with bbl. 1 yr apart. 1st time healed beautiful in 6 days, this time the PA went a little deeper & I have very large visible pinholes on my entire face, my skin looks healed but red, rougher and way worse than before procedure. I was not told my settings either time. I got it for acne scaring & want to know if these holes & redness the laser made are permanent scaring or will they go away? Ive been great with moisturization. Very depressed please help. Any advice?

Doctor Answers (1)

Healing Time

The fact that the PA went a little deeper will definitely change the healing time.  It is very normal to see the small pinholes.  The red and rough texture is very typical after a Profractional treatment.  It could take up 3 weeks for your skin to look and feel normal again. 

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