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deep fx - Is it normal to feel this way?
laser skin resurfacingActive FXAcne

I've just done deep fx 2 weeks ago for my acne scars, but some parts of my face where my doc went more aggressively are still very DARK RED!!

My doc said it might take some people longer time for the redness to go away.

I wanna ask people that have done it couple months ago. Is anyone experiencing the same problem?
How long does it take for the redness to go away completely?



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DrSolomon


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Thornhill, Ontario
Canada
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  Deep FX recovery
April 12, 2012 6:04 PM

Deep FX treatments can have an extended healing period. Skin can be red for weeks. Ultimately it depends on your skin type and the settings used for treatment. Often the most significant (more)
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