I just had my first resurfacing done, the pain was very minimal and I it felt like I had a sunburn. However, as the night progressed the pain increased. Sleeping was difficult, I'd sleep for an hour and then wake up from pain. Is this normal?
Delayed Pain Normal After Pixel Laser Resurfacing?
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Pain after laser treatment
It is not uncommon for the pain to increase a bit after a laser procedure. Usually for the lighter stuff, I recommend tylenol and or cold compresses. Usually patients have emollient like aquaphor plasce on the skin. Most of the time patients state it feels like a sunburn.
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