How can i treat burns from laser hair removal?

I had the procedure done 2 days ago and now have burns and blisters on my legs.

Answers from doctors (2)


More About Doctor Pierre Skin Care Institute

Published on Feb 24, 2016

I'm very sorry to hear that. The person who did your treatment should be able to give you a prescription for a medication called Sonafine that can rapidly heal your skin. If she's never heard of it, you should consider that and the fact you got burned as a sign to look for someone else to do your treatments. It is VERY important to select a board-certified dermatologist to do your treatments and to ensure you're in the best hands. After all, it's your skin. Don't trust it to just anyone.

Answered by Pierre Skin Care Institute (View Profile)

I'm very sorry to hear that. The person who did your treatment should be able to give you a prescription for a medication called Sonafine that can rapidly heal your skin. If she's never heard of it, you should consider that and the fact you got burned as a sign to look for someone else to do your treatments. It is VERY important to select a board-certified dermatologist to do your treatments and to ensure you're in the best hands. After all, it's your skin. Don't trust it to just anyone.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Published on Feb 24, 2016

Yikes, I am sorry to hear about this! Really, the only thing you can do is treat this like any other burn. We usually recommend Neosporin ointment or Bacitracin to treat this. If there are any residual marks (like discoloration or scars), then you can do chemical peels or something like that once everything has healed.

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Answered by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Yikes, I am sorry to hear about this! Really, the only thing you can do is treat this like any other burn. We usually recommend Neosporin ointment or Bacitracin to treat this. If there are any residual marks (like discoloration or scars), then you can do chemical peels or something like that once everything has healed.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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