Laser Skin Resurfacing Risks

 

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Laser Skin Resurfacing Risks

Laser skin resurfacing, used to remove fine wrinkles and improve dynamic wrinkles resulting in the reduction of acne scars, can provide great results for patients. Patients also need to be aware of the potential complications and skin resurfacing risks. In addition to the general risks associated with all surgeries patients need to consider the procedure specific risks such as hyper-pigmentation, redness from the laser energy, and more. Below are helpful lists detailing the various potential laser skin resurfacing complications.

Laser Skin Resurfacing Risks

 


Types of Laser Skin Resurfacing Risks

Below are some of the surgical complications and risks associated with this cosmetic procedure. If you have additional questions regarding a specific risk or any other questions regarding the surgery it is recommended that you contact a local laser skin resurfacing surgeon.

  • Swelling
  • Redness from the heat of the laser energy
  • Hyper-pigmentation (increased pigmentation)
  • Hypo-pigmentation (decreased skin pigmentation)
  • Scarring
  • Secondary bacterial infections
  • Contact Dermatitis


Risks Associated With All Surgeries

  • Satisfaction with Results
  • Infections
  • Scarring
  • Swelling
  • Blood Clots
  • Post-surgery complications
  • Corrective Surgeries
  • Medication Reactions

Risks During Recovery

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Tenderness
  • Scarring
  • Bleeding

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