What is the average time for scars to heal after electrocautery?

My dermatologist diagnosed my case as DPN on face. Electrocautery done 3 days back.Now black spots look more prominent. When will the black spots on my face fade?

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Keratoses healing after electrocautery

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It normally takes 1-2 weeks for spots to heal after electrocautery treatment.  It's important to use sun protection to optimize healing.

Toronto Dermatologist

Healing after electrocautery

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Normal healing time after surgery is about 7-10 days but full maturation can take up to 3 to 6 months. 

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