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I'm African American with skin type 5, will Fraxel Dual treatment work well on the lower leg?

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African American Skin and Fraxel

I am not sure what skin condition you wish to treat with the Fraxel but if you have dark skin you should probably avoid Fraxel and seek out the eMatrix.  The eMatrix can be used on all color skin with little risk of hyper- pigmentation.

New York Dermatologist
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156 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10075

Fraxel Dual can be used on skin type five by experience physicians

Fraxel Dual can be used safely on skin type five depending on the settings that are used for the treatment and the aftercare.  It also depends on whether or not you want a single aggressive treatment or a series of lighter treatments.  An experienced doctor who uses this laser can discuss the options with you in a face to face consultation. 

Mark Taylor, MD
Salt Lake City Dermatologic Surgeon
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440 West 200 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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