Based on individual’s pain tolerance, location and depth of the scar, most people are able to tolerate the treatment with minimal discomfort. Topical anesthetic will be used prior to treatment to make the procedure more tolerable.
The treated area may experience some swelling, bruising, soreness and redness after the procedure and it will go away in 5-7 days. Patients may resume normal activities after their treatment. It is advisable to minimize prolonged sun exposure and keep the treated area clean to avoid infection.