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Does halo laser hurt?

The amount of pain experienced during a Halo laser treatment can vary depending on individual pain tolerance and the settings used. However, most people describe it as a warm prickling sensation or a feeling of intense heat.

Here’s what you can expect: #

Before the treatment: #

  • Your skin will cleanse and a topical anesthetic cream will apply to numb the area.
  • This can take 30 to 45 minutes to take effect.

During the treatment: #

  • You may feel warmth, tingling, stinging, or a snapping sensation as the laser pulses across your skin.
  • The discomfort is typically tolerable and lasts for the short duration of the treatment.
  • Some people find it helpful to use a cooling fan during the treatment.

After the treatment: #

  • Your skin may feel hot, red, and sunburned for several hours.
  • You may also experience some swelling, itching, and peeling for a few days.
  • Most people describe the discomfort as manageable and comparable to a mild sunburn.

Factors affecting pain: #

  • Individual pain tolerance: Some people have naturally higher pain tolerance than others.
  • Treatment settings: The depth and intensity of the laser will affect the level of pain experienced.
  • Area being treated: Certain areas of the skin, such as the face, may be more sensitive than others.

Pain management: #

  • Topical anesthetic cream: This can help to numb the skin and reduce discomfort.
  • Oral pain medication: Your doctor may prescribe pain medication to take before and after the treatment.
  • Cooling measures: A cooling fan or cold compresses can help to soothe the skin after the treatment.

Overall, the Halo laser is a well-tolerated treatment with minimal discomfort. If you are concerned about pain, talk to your doctor about your options. They can help you to prepare for the treatment and manage any pain that you do experience.

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