Can this lasser be used in Hispanic skin? My skin is like olive type and I am not sure if it can leave me hiperpigmented areas.
Can the Fractional CO2 Resurfacing Laser Be Used on Hispanic Skin?
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Fractional CO2 Laser Resurfacing on Hispanic Skin
You do run the risk of experiencing hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation with this or any other laser treatment.
Depending on what you are trying to treat and improve: scarring, uneven pigmentation, wrinkling, fractional CO2 laser resurfacing may be a great modality to help you get the resuIt you are seeking.
It is important that you consult with a surgeon experienced in treating skin of color, and discuss what you are trying to accomplish and how best to care for your skin, before, during and after your treatment before you make your decision to proceed.
Hyperpigmentation after CO2 laser
Co2 laser treatment
Not a good idea because of the lightening or depigmentation effect upon the treat skin. So there may most likely be a line of demarcation from lighter colored laser skin to normal skin. Seek in person opinion.
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