CO2 Fractional Laser

Recovery after laser acne removal

Recovery matters after laser acne removal surgery: laser acne removal should be well cared for after surgery, and there will be no side effects during the postoperative recovery period. The recovery time after laser acne removal surgery is generally one month. There are also many matters to be noted, such as sun protection, cleaning, etc.

Laser treatment of acne is based on the theory of selective photothermal effect of laser. The high-intensity radiation energy generated in an instant focuses on the acne area, destroys the skin lesions, vaporizes and breaks them directly, and then expels them out of the body through the lymphoid tissue. It can also inhibit the Propionibacterium acnes, speed up the tissue repair, and achieve the effect of acne treatment. Clean the area with acne before treatment (those with pain sensitivity can apply external anesthetic cream 1 hour before operation). After the anesthesia was satisfied, the acne area was irradiated by laser in turn.

Postoperative precautions

Clean the face before treatment, and do not leave any cosmetics.

After treatment, the scab peels off. Before treatment, the treatment area was not exposed to water, rubbed and rubbed. Spicy food, tobacco and wine were avoided. Recently, foods with dark colors such as coffee and cola were forbidden. The scab peels off by itself and shall not be peeled off by force.

Do not take part in vigorous exercise before scab shedding to avoid infection after sweating.

Pay attention to sunscreen after operation: avoid direct sunlight, wear a sun hat and a sun umbrella when going out, and use sunscreen products externally. Products with high safety and good sun protection effect shall be selected: UVB sun protection factor (SPF) >30; UVA sun protection factor (PFA) >++; Physical sunscreen with high R index.

Postoperative recovery period

(0-3) days, the skin is red, swollen and tingling, the local pigment is aggravated, and the tingling sensation can gradually disappear on the same day or the next day; (4-10) the redness and swelling basically subsided, local pigment deepened, and non-invasive thin scabs appeared on the skin surface The skin may be dry, itchy and sensitive to redness, and a small number of people may have acne like reaction of needle like white head acne; (10-30) days later, the redness and swelling subsided, the scabs fell off, the skin color brightened, and the color spots improved.

Nursing methods

(0-3) days after operation, apply proper ice, use repair products continuously and frequently, strictly protect against sun, wash your face in cold water, stop all irritating cosmetics, and prohibit smoking, alcohol and spicy food; (4-7) sunscreen and moisturize for days, continue to use the repair product, do not scratch when itching, and do not smoke or drink; Pay attention to sunscreen and moisturizing for (10-30) days.

Postoperative precautions

(0-3) days after operation, apply proper ice, use repair products continuously and frequently, strictly protect against sun, wash your face in cold water, stop all irritating cosmetics, and prohibit smoking, alcohol and spicy food; (4-7) sunscreen and moisturize for days, continue to use the repair product, do not scratch when itching, and do not smoke or drink; Pay attention to sunscreen and moisturizing for (10-30) days.

Laser acne removal is an obvious and effective method in our acne removal method, and we should pay special attention to postoperative care, because postoperative care plays an important role in recovery, and the time of postoperative recovery is also closely related to nursing.