I had the Smartxide c02 laser treatment on Monday evening to treat acne scarring on my cheek area. I was told that by day 5 my skin should be back to normal and I'd be able to go back to work. However I am now towards the end of day 4 and although most of the scaliness has disappeared and it's no longer sore, the treated area is still bright red and a bit flakey. I am now panicking that my skin is scarred. How long does it usually take for the treated area to look back to normal?
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