Laser Skin Resurfacing Hurts Like Hell

My first bit of advice is go out and buy lots...

My first bit of advice is go out and buy lots green tinted makeup, it covers the red you'll laser skin resurfacing. I grew in Florida and had lots of sun damage, so much so that my insurance company paid for the laser treatment. The treatment began with novacaine injected into my face. Then the doctor put metal contacts in my eyes to protect them from the lasers. I'm pretty sure I also took valium beforehand. For about an hour the doctor worked on my face. When it was over I was freaked out. I was really red, the top layer of my face was gone! when the pain meds started wearing off, that's when the pain started. Felt like a major sunburn that lasted a week. I went in for 1 checkup to make sure there wasn't an infection and gradually (5 weeks) the redness went away. The sun spots and fine lines were gone around my lips and eyes. Bottomline...no pain, no gain. It worked, but it really hurts. It was major and gave a visible difference which is really to achieve without having surgery.
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May I get the doctor name and place as well please ? thanks
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the treatment that cost $300 can i get the doctor name and place Thanks
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I also paid 300.00 for a sitcon laser peel @25 microns. The proceedure itself was very unconfortable and the next day I looked like my face had been dragged on the road. That said, it's been 6 weeks and the results have been incredible. I am a type 4 (olive skin) and had acne pitting and rolling acne scars over the entire face. At 47 I had a good amount of sun damage, 11's between the eyebrows, marionette lines and fairly heavy frown lines. Today 75% of my scarring is gone and movement related wrinkles are greatly diminished. I plan to have another treatment at the 6 month mark. It was the best 300.00 I have ever spent.
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Hello- I had fractional co2 4 weeks ago on 11/18 for mild/moderate acne and some deeper wrinkles on the forehead. I have considerable improvement in tone/texture but very minimal on scarring and wrinkles. Can you tell me when you began to see improvement in scarring/wrinkles. I have a 2nd procedure in January....still holding out hope!

Thanks so much,
RK
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Wow, only $300.00? What kind of laser did you have. Your results are encouraging. Was this on your entire face or just around the eyes and lips?
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I paid $ 1000 dollar for fraxel laser treatment and in one week i was great. The bad news is you have to do several times and is very expensive for me.
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