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THEY CAN GET RID OF A BRUISE
When your face makes contact with an open kitchen-cabinet door, there are two things that will help ease the imminent black-and-blue (and purple and yellow) mark. The first is cursing like a sailor. The second is dialing your dermatologist. "It takes about 48 hours for a bruise to develop fully," says Brandt. "At that point, a patient can come in, and we'll treat it with a simple V-Beam vascular laser. The procedure takes only 20 seconds, and the bruise will fade by the end of the day." Who the hell knew?