My 6 month old baby had his first pulse dye laser treatment to remove a capillary malformation/stork bite on his forehead. It has been about 7 days -- when will I see some fading? It does not look much different. It was really red after and that has healed.... Our plastic surgeon thought 3 treatments once a month....you agree?
How Long to See Fading After Pulse Dye Treatment?
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How long for fading after pulsed dye laser treatment
It can sometimes take one to two months to see the final result after a treatment with the pulsed dye laser. The immediate discoloration from the laser can last a week or more. In many cases, multiple treatments are needed to get the best result. Without seeing a picture of the lesion, I can't give you any advice on how many treatments it might take, but three is not out of line.
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