Swelling after Excel V treatment not getting better after 72 hours. Any suggestions?
6 months ago
I had an Excel V treatment on my face and neck Monday afternoon -was told I may experience some swelling -72 hours later and I wake up with my eyes swollen shut. swelling is significant and has not gone down. Is this normal? Perhaps just a very aggressive treatment? Treatment was for general redness - i can get quite red at times, although I was not very red at the time of treatment. The treatment was not overly painful.
Doctor Answers 1
Swelling After Excel V
This is common for vascular lasers and can be improved with oral diuretics, icing, antihistamins like Claritin and prednisone if its really bad. Best, Dr. Emer.
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