How long after Non ablative fractional laser resurfacing do you have to wait to get a peel? Ethnic skin.
How Long After Non Ablative Fractional Laser Do You Have to Wait to Get a Peel?
Doctor Answers 2
Non Ablative Fractional Laser resurfacing and Peels
It is generally recommended to wait a month to get a peel after non-ablative laser resurfacing, especially in darker skin types.
Have a question? Ask a doctor
The question was how long after fractional laser can a person have a peel
This is a good question. It depends what kind of fractionalted device was used.
there are many. A lighter variant may include sublative or fractionated radiofrequency. Fraxel resore is an example of a fractionated erbium laser. It would be best to wait at least one month after a light fractionated device to consider a chemical peel. I also recommend to see a board certified dermatologist to do these proceedures.
If it was a deeper ablative fractional laser such as the CORE or Fraxel repair. I would wait a longer time such as 3 months. Also this deeper type of fractionated proceedure should have given the results of a more even texture. These proceedures are use in place of heavy chemical peels.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.