Question about Sun-damage: hi i have had laser done twice to my dcolletage q417

Article Medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)

Dr. Gavin Chan

Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics

Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
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Question:

Hi I have had laser done twice to my decolletage area for sun damage & it now appears dry & scaley & almost a bit scarred. I was wondering if you could recommend any treatment? It is so bad I try to cover up the area.
Many thanks
Jane

Answer:

This is a very unusual and unexpected response to laser. How long ago was the treatment? Do you know what type of laser was used? Was it done by a doctor? The decolletage area generally is a very sensitive area to laser, and generally lower settings on the lasers need to be used. I would advise that you seek medical advice from a specialist in the area to see what has happened.

Dr. Gavin Chan
Dr. Gavin Chan

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