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I Had Dermaroller on my Chest Which Has Left Brown Pigmentation.Will Pulse Dye Laser Help?

I had this treatment approx 3 yrs ago.The skin now feels quite rougon my chest and shortly after it became very pigmented. Do you think that pulse dye laser would help. I had a patch test done with IPL which didnt make any difference Thank you Louisa

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Treating marks left by dermaroller skin treatments

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Your 'scars' can be treated effectively with pulsed dye laser and topical creams such as Melaquin AM in the morning and Melaquin PM in the evening.  Surgery90210

Web reference: http://www.surgery90210.com/cosmetic-dermatology/38/scar-revision.aspx

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Pulsed Dye Lasers for Brown Pigment?

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Hello.  Pulsed dye lasers are used for vascular conditions such as Rosacea, Port Wine (Red) Birthmarks, some spider veins, hemangiomas and other skin conditions that involve redness as a target.

If the pigment you have on your skin after this treatment is brown, we would recommend a gentle q-switched laser treatment.  You can see pictures on our website (see link below) of may different types of brown scarring that have been addressed with q-switched laser treatments.  Good luck.

Web reference: http://www.celibre.com/scarsLaserRemovalBeforeAfterPicturesPhotos.aspx

Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
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