Question about Complications: i have recently1 wk had age spot removal with dry q191

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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I have recently(1 wk) had “age spot removal with dry ice back of hands. The areas are sensitive red feel hot and burning. Should I be concerned and what then? Thankyou


This is unusual for a week post treatment. I would recommend you see the doctor who did it for you to see if there is any infection or complication causing this feeling.

We generally don’t do ‘dry ice’ or cryotherapy to the back of the hands, as we use laser treatments that tend to be more specifically targeted to the brown spots as opposed to cryotherapy which is non-specific treatment.

Dr. Gavin Chan
Dr. Gavin Chan

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