Are scars long term? Co2 laser done a week ago used wash cloth nobody said not to until 2 days ago! Told it was OK. (photo)

co2 on my cheeks a week ago,was given Obagi face cleaner told wash n clean and he said don't baby it wash it its ok, had breast surgery n could not shower used WASH cloth gentle n obagi 2 gentle clean in sink,then apply vinegar soak, then aquaphore, doctor said until clear n skin pink n keep using aquaphore and now he said stop oblagi no cloth use neospeaorn after/it's looking better but will I have long tern scaring now? Is there anything I can do to prevent this now? I'm very worried now

Doctor Answers 1

Post Co2 Scarring and Pigmentation

Fantastically you look as if you are healing really well. I suggest proper skin care at this time and at 6-8 weeks microneedling/RF treatment with PRP to boost the improvement.  I suggest a full face treatment at that time.  Best, Dr. Emer.

Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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