Damage Done by Vbeam. Any Way To Correct This?

I have had two vbeam treatment done the first in feb. and the second in march. I am only 23 years old and it has left my skin with a crepey thin leathery like texture. I have large pores (where I had none before), lines covering my face ie. mostly on cheeks and forehead and now my skin is no longer able to hold moisture. My skin is so dehydrated I look like I have aged 10+ years. I have spent a fortune on skin care products with no hope in sight. Is there anything I can do to correct this?

Doctor Answers 1

Dehydrated skin and V-Beam

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Thank you for your question.  This is a very unusual occurance as the V-Beam is tradionally one of the safest lasers on the market today.  I would look into other products you are using as well.  If you are using high doses of Retin-A you may need to back off on the use, and have your skin evaluated by a Board Certified Dermatologist.  If you recently discontinued Accutane, this can be a factor as well.  If you are using Hydroquinone, you may be having an adverse reaction to that as well.

I hope this helps.

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