V Beam on Face Prodiced Awful Dark Purple Spots! - Ohio

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I had Vbeam (candela laser) on my cheeks and nose...

I had Vbeam (candela laser) on my cheeks and nose and around the sides of my nose. I look like a dark purple marker was applied to my face. I can't go out in public. I pray this goes away. One side of my nose is so swollen where the laser was applied a great deal in that area. There are very dark areas in the middle of many of the puple spots that look like they are going to scab. I hope there is no scarring. The purple color looks like a dark eggplan color. It's hard to imagine it ever going away since it is so dark.

I am scared and in a panic just thinking that if may not go away in 7-14 days because it looks so awful. Nothing can cover it becase it is so dark and I am afraid to traumatize the skin any more as it looks like it is going to open up as a scab. Please tell me it will go away...

Thanks Britt. Ther have been no open areas as of...

Thanks Britt. Ther have been no open areas as of yet. I have been applying Arnica cream per freind's advice. The spots are lightening up just a bit but are still very deep reddish purple now all over my nose, sides of nose and cheeks. I had had a V beam treatment a couple of months ago with no results(broken blood vessels still visible) probably because there was no bruising. When I went for a 2nd treatment this week, I had no idea of the extent of the bruising that this higher setting would cause. I hope that when it all returns to normal color that I will had no broken red blood vessels left under this bruising. Some of the vessels were very tiny but the V beam setting used get rid of them left such big purple spots, much bigger than the little vein. It will be 72 hrs today since the treatment. The recovery is going very slowly due to the extent of the bruising. Just praying that there will be no residual discoloration. I read that the V-beam laser does not penetrate deep into the tissue so the damage/trauma to the tussue should not last?. Is this true?
Has anyone had this experience? Did all the deep purple areas go away completely!? Please let me know. I can wait it out if I now there is a happy ending. Thanks so much.

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