Pixel Laser - Oregon

The cost reflects a package I purchased of 3 face,...

The cost reflects a package I purchased of 3 face, neck and chest Pixel treatments actually I purchased the 360 laser treatment but this is just the pixel part of the 360 laser. Day 1 I had my first pixel treatment done today. I went to a med spa where I have gone for glycolic peels and some PDL treatments. I had called my doctor in advance for a prescription of Lidocaine which is a numbing cream that was recommended by the estheticians at the med spa.I also took BENADRYL was also recommended by the med spa before my treatment. I waited a couple of minutes while it took affect and then we started the process.

The nurse who did my Pixel was very friendly and told me what to expect. We started at 1400 instead of the usual 1600 because of my sensitive/Rosacea skin type. She listened to my concerns before we started due to my very sensitive skin and started me on a lower laser setting to see how my skin would react to my first treatment. The Pixel hurt a little but not to bad, of course I had the numbing cream on so not sure how it would feel if I had none on.

I was given after care instructions and told to put cool wash clothes on my face and to only wash my skin with water for the first 2 days no chemicals or harsh soaps. On my way home the burning started to set in but after about 2 hours it calmed down. I will be taking a BENADRYL before bed and update you all later. Right now I look like I fell asleep in the sun with a screen door over my face.

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Day 2 No burning and I just feel as though my...

Day 2
No burning and I just feel as though my skin is tight. My face is still red and I have some swelling. I am still taking Benadryl as directed.

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Day 3 My skin feels even tighter today which is...

Day 3
My skin feels even tighter today which is to be expected. I am also starting to peel and itch a little. I will be applying some ointment to it tonight to help with the drying and itching.

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Day 4 I have no pain but my face feels a little...

Day 4
I have no pain but my face feels a little like a light sand-paper or cats tongue...LOL Sorry don’t know what else to compare it to though. It doesn’t feel as tight today and the pixel spots that are on my face are getting a little better and lighter. I’m just hoping my skin looks a lot better in 2 days.

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Polka yes I’m hoping this is worth it as well :.) We will see! Did you post pics as well? Megan the cream is a prescription and not over the counter. The med spa does not supply their own. I bet a Dermatologist office who does lasers would though. My Dermatologist office does do laser but they charge much more for the same services.
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Are you in Oregon as well?
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Omg I had it done on the same day, with the same lasser settings and everything you describe is what is happening to me with the only exception that I didn't took anything or applied any nooming cream, but everything else is just the same is like we when to the same place. I hope our discomforts are worth it!!
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Day 5 My face is peeling and is still dry but it...

Day 5
My face is peeling and is still dry but it is getting better. I can’t say 100% yet how my skin will react to this because my Rosecea sometimes can react days after getting something done. I will keep updating you all on my results though.

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Yes!! I'm in Hillsboro. No I didn't post any pictures I was so embarrassed and scared that my face would stay like that all burnt, but my skin color is back just with a lot of brown polka dots on it. Thank you for posting your pictures :)

Day 6 My face is still peeling and a little dry....

Day 6
My face is still peeling and a little dry. My forehead still has some pixel marks and isn’t peeling as much. My face is also a little redder today and I’m guessing it’s new skin and hopefully not my Rosecea. I will add a new update on day 7.

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I had my 2nd pixel round on Jan 6th and was never told to take Benedryl but I could not imagine doing this without numbing cream as it was slightly uncomfortable with it. Next time, if they don't apply the numbing cream, demand it! Poor thing!

Day 7 and 8 Day 7 was about the same as day 6, I...

Day 7 and 8
Day 7 was about the same as day 6, I was still peeling a little on my nose, chin and forehead. Day 8 most of the peeling is gone and my face is a little pink but it’s almost back to normal. My face is always a little pink though do to Rosacea. I haven’t noticed any fine lines looking less noticeable but I know they say that takes about 6 weeks to see the results so i will update you all on that part when I see my final results in 6 weeks.

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Hi Buddies...can u pls tell me?. after 1st pixel laser treatment how many days that pixel burning mark on face?

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I am scheduled for a 360 pixel laser treatment on Tuesday. I'm concerned about having permaneant orange-peel skin surface, which I've read about in other blogs. Has anyone here had this problem?
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Today I had my first treatment, but don't know if I am gonna go through the remaining 3. The next one is going to be in March . They set it 6 weeks apart. It really hurt. The heat was not bearable for me.. The nurse that did mine was behind even though I showed up 20 minutes before my appointment. I think she also did a rush job cuz she was finish within 20 minutes. This is for face and eyelids ,but I know she didn't do my eyelids. It hurt so badly I would probably past out if she done my eyelids. She did underneath my eyes and to the lateral of my eyes, then she called that eyelids. Can someone tell me if it is possible to do pixel right on the eyeilds??? They sold the whole face package and eyelids package to me??? Please advise if you know information in concerning this. I had the procedure done this morning at 10 a.m and I still have some burning sensation. THe extreme pain like my face is on fire lasted an hour after the procedure. I had this done by a nurse. They were late and they needed to rush me out of the room I was in . They allowed me to use their cooler for like 20 minutes afterward. I don't know why they didn't blow cool air onto my face during the procedure. I was talk into purchasing this when I was at their office. I originally purchased something else from them through Groupon, but they said I was not right for the procedure. My money was refunded and they hussled me into the pixel deal of $1919 for 4 full face and 4 eyelids. They said this is a 40% savings for their regular price.
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This is based strictly on the nurse because I did not see a doctor at the med spa. She was AWESOME!

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
4 out of 5 stars Wait times
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