I'm 2 days post Halo treatment and I have clogged pores. Should I use medicated cream?
1 year ago
I just had a mild-grade Halo treatment with 400+ depth. While in the process, my aesthetician told me that she felt few little bumps on my face, which were probably clogged pores. Now it's almost 3 days after treatment, my skin feels like a piece of sandpaper with dark brown spots all over the place. Surprisingly, I can still see those little bumps under dry skin protruding, no white heads seen or further breakout developed. My question is should I apply medicated cream or just leave it alone?
Doctor Answers 3
Medicated Cream after Halo
After 72 hours your skin is healed but I suggest you speak to your doctor first before putting on any medicated cream. You wouldn't want to put something on that could irritate or aggravate the skin. The sandpaper feel is expected and those brown spots will flake off on its own. I wish you the best!
Clogged pores post Halo
Each treating physician will have different post treatment protocols. Consult your treating physician as he or she knows the scope of the treatment and the specifics about you.
Healing after the Halo
I would consult with the provider who performed the treatment to advise you on the best skin care regimen. The sand paper feeling you noted is part of healing process and will naturally rise to the surface and shed over 5-7 days. Good luck and enjoy your results!
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