Fraxel Effective on Asians with Nevus of Ota?
- Asked by callipso in Atlanta, GA
- 4 years ago
I'm a 28 year old Asian female. I have nevus of ota around my right eye and temples. Also, the acne scarring is pretty moderate and the pitted scars have blue color on the bottom. I had the nevus of ota treated about 2 years ago with Yag laser (two treatments 6 months apart) which helped fade it. I'm wondering if Fraxel would work on the acne scars and the nevus of ota, or would somehow worsen the nevus?
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Nevus of Ota is a condition in which there is a blue-grey discoloration, usually on one side of the face, in the distribution of the ophthalmic/maxillary nerve. It is due to the placement of the melanocytes in the upper layer of the dermis. Ocular involvement is frequent. Malignant transformation is very rare.
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