What happens if i put band aid on the skin that just had fraxel laser therapy?

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Band aid on skin that had Fraxel

I would avoid putting a band aid on the area that was just treated with Fraxel. The skin can be irritated or pulled off and you can have the possibility of a scar. 

New York Dermatologist
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Band aids after fraxel laser therapy

Your skin should return to its normal status after it is healed - it is not a good idea to put a band aid on the skin that is healing as it could increase the risk of infection, although it is unlikely that this would cause a problem if you did it only once.

W. Tracy Hankins, MD
Henderson Plastic Surgeon
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