Dark Freckling After Affirm Laser Treatment?

Help dark freckling after affirm laser on neck and jowl.

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Affirm laser

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Be very gentle with your skin and keep the dark freckled areas moist with a product such as Aquaphor ointment and they should flake off in 1 to 2 weeks.  Avoid the sun.  

Toronto Dermatologist

Dark freckles

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Hello and thank you for your question.  Occasionally the treatment can bring out sun damage that is below the visible level in your skin.  This will begin to clear up after a few more treatments.  The freckling, if scabbed, can be an intense response to the energy.  Just make sure you don't pick at any scabs and let them exfoliate off your skin naturally.  After a few treatments you will see more clearing of the dark freckles on your skin, you'll need to be patient through this process.

God luck with your treatments

Dr. M.

R. Stephen Mulholland, MD
Toronto Plastic Surgeon
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