Scarring After CO2 Fractional Laser Treatment

My skin look worse 4 weeks after CO2 Fractional Laser Treatment. It went from smooth to looking like a sponge. What can I do?

Doctor Answers 2

Pulsed dye laser after fractional co2 laser

Fractional ablation may cause your skin to have scattered scars.  These are likely due to the ablation + swelling. I would begin pulsed dye laser treatments to improve your scars. 

Best, 

Dr. Karamanoukian 


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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This is Most likely due to swelling

The appearance of your skin is most likely due to persistent swelling.  Having stated this I hope you have returned to your surgeon with these concerns. 

S. Randolph Waldman, MD
Lexington Facial Plastic Surgeon
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