I Had Pixel Laser Treatment and I Look Like a Leopard. Normal?
- Asked by BellaC in Norfolk, VA
- 3 years ago
I had pixel laser treatment 2.5 days ago and I look like a leopard. Is this normal to be so blochy, I am only slightly red but with very brown blochy spots with redish undertones. If this is normal how long will this last?
A leopard is ok...rhinocerous is bad. I confer with my colleagues below. It is normal initially to have some blotchiness. It will subside.
Both redness and brown discoloration shortly after Pixel treatment are common developments. I often share with patients that redness lasts 3-5 days on average and brown splotchy spots can last a few days longer. In addition, patients often experience peeling up to 10 days post procedure.
Leopard Look after Pixel is Normal
What you are describing is very common and will last about 5 days. After this you will have a slight pink appearance to the treated area.
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