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Total FX. 28 Y/o Acne Scars -
- posted 3 months ago
- updated 2 months ago
- Worth It
- Cost: $1,700
- West Des Moines, IA
Hello, I Just got Total Fx done a Day ago. I have...
- 15 Feb 2013
Hello, I Just got Total Fx done a Day ago. I have acne since I was a kid and finally got on Accutane a year or so ago. I have always been self consious about my scars and couldn't wait till the year was up after Accutane to be able to do something about it. I was told I would need 2 treatments to see full results. They advised me the pain would be there but managable. I took a Valium and 2 Vicoden before the laser and had numbing cream placed on my face for about 30 minutes. The pain was quite intense. I cried through the entire laser and for about an hour after. After the laser your face will burn for a hour or two. Once that ends the pain is mostly gone. I did have quite a bit of bleeding but the Dr. and staff were very nice and sympathetic to my pain. Day one I slept most of it away due to the pain meds. Day two which is today, I woke up very swollen but no pain. I really couldn't find a lot of helpful posts when I researching how to heal acne scars, so I hope this helps.
Day 2. My face only stung a little when I washed...
- 15 Feb 2013
Day 3 Hello, when I woke up on day 3 after Total...
- 17 Feb 2013
Day 4 This morning, my face looks like icky scab. Looks as if the peeling has really started but that is a good thing. One step closer to healing. I am still swollen. I Have been trying to use ice packs on my face once in a while to help but I think it's going down. Added day 3 and 4 pictures.
So today is day 5 since the laser. I'm going to...
- 18 Feb 2013
Hello, I am close to about two weeks out from the...
- 26 Feb 2013
Hello, I am about 6-7 weeks out now..still very...
- 31 Mar 2013