One week since pulse dye laser and my nose is a mess. Thoughts?

I had pdl for few broken caps on my nose a week ago and now I have little capilaries everywhere and my nose looks red all over. Will this get better on its own? I'n afraid more laser will make it even worse.

Doctor Answers 2

Recovery on nose after PDL treatment

It is not unusual for the redness on the nose from capillaries to temporarily discolor after a PDL treatment.  This normally will improve over time but it can take 6-8 weeks to get a better idea of the result.  In most cases, if there is some redness remaining, subsequent treatments lead to improvement in results.    

San Francisco Facial Plastic Surgeon
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V beam or pulsed dye on nose and now nose is a mess; try yellow laser or IPL

I suggest you see an expert for evaluation, consider yellow laser or IPL in future if pulsed dye didnt help.  Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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