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allisonjharrell 06-26-2012 02:53 PM

Looking for after laser pictures and advice
 
My 6 week old had her first laser treatment a week ago. It now has a black scabby looking dot in the middle of it. Is this normal? When should the dot go away or fall off? We are scheduled for four treatments right now every 4 weeks.

evanskl4 06-26-2012 08:13 PM

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Hi, my daughter has had 3 laser treatments now, and afterwards she gets black scabs that evenutally fall off (and the hemangioma looks better and lighter afterwards).

I've attached a photo of her pre-laser treatment and post-laser treatment, although you can't really see the difference that well...

twinmommy 07-10-2012 11:16 PM

Do the laser treatments cause the babes any pain? I'm looking into this for my daughter.

evanskl4 07-12-2012 07:19 PM

They are a little bit painful. Our dermatologist would put numbing cream on her face first, but she still would cry during the treatment. 5 minutes later, she was fine though.

CarrieChris 07-26-2012 06:21 PM

The black scabby dot is likely the beginning of an ulcer. Make sure you keep putting the aquafor on it or whatever the doctor prescribed. Good luck!

Carrie

CarrieChris 07-26-2012 06:23 PM

http://www.onetruemedia.com/shared?p...edium=text_url

Here is Bella's story with before and after laser photos.

Carrie


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