|Operation time||0.5 hrs|
|Anaesthesia||local or general|
|Nights in hospital||daycase|
|Risks – common||swelling, redness, itchiness|
|Risks – uncommon||scarring, persistent redness or palor|
|Pain and discomfort||3 – 7 days|
|Follow-up after surgery||1 week, 2 weeks|
|Time off work||1 – 2 weeks|
|Sports||2 weeks – walking|
4 weeks – everything
|Result||6 weeks until final result|
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An alternative to dermabrasion is the Smartxide fractional CO2 laser.