I am considering Pulsed Dye Laser on my upper lip due to hypopigmentation from electrolysis, which left it looking like a permanent white moustache. Would this procedure help my upper lip area look normal with the rest of my skin?
Pulsed Dye Laser for Hypopigmentation After Electrolysis?
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Treating hypopigmented scars with laser
The pulse dye laser does not have a role in treating hypopigmentation in an area. There are other options for hypopigmented scars that would suit your needs.
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Pulsed Dye Laser for Hypopigmentation
The Pulsed Dye Laser, in general, is not the laser of choice for hypopigmentation. There are a variety of lasers that can, but do not always, improve hypopigmentation. This includes Q-switched lasers, excimer lasers and Fraxel lasers. The Pulsed Dye Laser is designed to lessen skin redness caused by excess blood vessels. It is not the idea laser for hypopigmentation.
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