Patchy and Darker Face After Fraxel Laser

After Fraxel Laser, my face has gone more patchy and darker than before. It has been 6 days now. Is this normal? Will it get better?

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Fraxel re:store; Patchy and Darker Skin 6 Days After Treatment

Hi Ranju,

From the $500 cost I am assuming that you had non-ablative Fraxel re:store 6 days ago. It is normal to have a little patchiness and darker skin during the first week after the laser.

Practice good sun protection with avoidance, clothing, and sun block that blocks both UVB and UVA rays.

Good luck and be well.

Dr. P

Encino Facial Plastic Surgeon
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