Fraxel laser after Asian eyelid surgery?
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Fraxel laser for Scars
The Fraxel laser is a fabulous laser for treating acne scars on the face with the 1550 wavelength. You will need a few sessions spaced one month apart to get the best cosmetic results. With Asian skin I especially like the eMatrix laser for treating acne scars since you can treat the skin on deeper settings and not worry about hyper pigmentation. I would definitely avoid the eyelid area in your case. For the best cosmetic results please consult a board certified dermatologist who is experienced with lasers and scar treatments.
Avoid areas if needed...
If your bleph scar is great, and there is no visible scar, why treat this area. I would personally treat the acne scars, and blend in the surrounding skin, avoiding the eyelids. This will also make the procedure more pleasant, as you will not have lid swelling for 2-4 days post Fraxel.
Bottom line- don't do the lids if you do not need to.
DR Davin Lim
Laser for Acne Scars
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