How long for the sandpaper, rough skin and redness to go away after erbium glass fractional laser?
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Fraxel results and post care
It's important that you continue to stay out of the sun for the next few weeks. I would aggressively apply sunscreen (30+ SPF, broadspectrum) before leaving your home and reapply the sunscreen every 2 hours.
The redness and sandpaper likely feeling of the skin are normal after the treatment. The recovery time depends on the treatment settings used but by about 7-10 days, most patients report having basically recovered although they often note a pink color to the skin and sensitivity to certain topical skincare products for a few weeks after this point.
Sandpaper feeling to skin after Fraxel takes up to 2-3 weeks to subside...
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