hi, i have PWS in my face and neck, i m 26 year old. i had over 11 treatments with PDL, and three of them is with IPL, but there is no improvement at all. You can say 3% lighter. So how many treatment will be needed?
Port Wine Stain on Face and Neck. No Improvement With PDL and IPL? (photo)
Doctor Answers (1)
Port Wine Stain Often a Challenge
While your doctor may be able to achieve better results using more aggressive settings, scar/injury risk also increases.
Many sessions may be necessary to effect the best possible outcome (even more than you've already had)
Sometimes, PWS or a component of it does not respond further to treatment.
While newer technologies may be in development to "reach" these stubborn PWS, PDL is still the best current option for treatment.
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