No Idea if my Damage is Laser Related.. Please Help - Albany, NY

I had yag laser done On January 30,2014. The...

I had yag laser done On January 30,2014. The session was literally 5 minutes long ( just for a few broken blood vessels on and around nose). I had a few scabs that fell off after a couple weeks and then had 2 hydra facials one on 2/19/2014 and the other on 3/14/2014. These are pretty gentle facials, the first had a 7% glycolic, the second she upped it a little with 14% (which is extremely low). about a week after my second facial, my skin totally dried out. I'm used to having very oily skin, and there was literally no oil left. My skin just seems to have gotten worse over the past 2 months, I'm covered in little bumps all over one side of my face, and my cheeks look like orange peel. But I never had laser done on either of those places, so how could this cause that damage? I'm just wondering if anyone has had laser ONLY on the nose and its damaged their entire face? My skin now burns so badly every day on my cheek area, it swells up, I can't wear makeup it just makes it look worse, its so dry and rough and bumpy. I'm just out of answers, the derm says its contact dermatitis, but NOTHING is helping. I'm worried that this is permanent and I have lost all interest in life. I stopped going out, or talking to anyone. I'm super gentle with my skin and eat healthy. I am beyond depressed and just can't imagine how a laser for 5 minutes on my nose could damage my entire face? (Nose is fine). please help.

Please Help with my Skin Damage, I Am Losing my Mind.

Hi everyone, This is like the third time I've posted on here trying to get help for my skin damage. I had ONE session of yag laser on my nose for a few broken blood vessels on January 30,2014. The session was a bit uncomfortable and I did have some scabbing that lasted a few weeks, but when they fell off, I assumed I'd be fine. It was not until 2 MONTHS LATER, that my skin completely dried out, I mean sucked of all moisture, all over my face. I cannot even smile without it hurting. I have all sorts of little bumps all over the left side of my face, and my cheeks have this bumpy orange peel texture now, which I've never had. I also have this horrible burning sensation which comes and go on my cheek area. I am totally at a loss because the laser did NOT touch any of these areas, and the session literally lasted 5 minutes. I've read that laser damage looks like this though. The only other thing I had done was 2 hydrafacials, One a month after the laser, and one 3 weeks after that .Now these facials are extremely gentle, very low glycolic acid .The first had 7%, the second 14%. It was exactly 5 days after my second facial that the skin dried out. But how could this last for 2 months?!?! I've read online of people getting 70% peels and recovering in a week! I've been to 2 derms, the first said very mild rosacea (but claimed that's not what he was treating, said I had contact dermatitis). He prescribed metrogel, burned too much to use. Second derm last week said no way rosacea, and said I had beautiful skin and people would pay for it, she just thinks something is irritating it. She gave me a steroid ointment, which I could only use for 3 days the burning was so intense. I am at such a loss as to what happened to my beautiful skin. I was using Dr.Hauschka products before this all started, I quit using those because at firs tI thought they were to blame! I've tried it all, no washing, washing with honey, emu oil, jojoba oil, seabuckthorn berry oil, cerave, I'm now on all kinds of vitamins (fish collagen, hyaluronic acid, fish oil, borage oil, evening primrose oil) just to try and help my skin heal. How could this have happened overnight and was it the laser? How could laser cause damage to cheeks when it didn't touch them? I literally cry all day every day because of this, it has ruined my social life and is ruining my relationships with boyfriend and family. I feel like people think I'm crazy because they say your skin looks great. My skin doesn't even feel like skin anymore, just feels rough and dry, like its missing a layer or something. It used to be soft and oily. Will I ever heal? I can't take much more of this.
Latham Plastic Surgeon

I Called several times and even went into the doctor to see if this damage was caused by the laser or facial. they said no.

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