Is it expected to have scratch-like marks and cuts after an IPL Photofacial? (Photo)
Doctor Answers 2
Marks on Skin Post IPL treatment
I would return to the office where you had treatment for evaluation and additional recommendations. These marks look like your settings were too high for your skin and caused burns. Be sure to avoid sun exposure and retinal products until areas heal and always seek treatment from licensed trained medical professionals.
IPL Scratch marks on face and Burns
this looks like IPL burns and needs the appropriate skin care to get improvement and prevent hyperpigmentation/scars. You may need non ablative laser treatment, LED, and PRP. Best, Dr. Emer.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.