Do Fraxel Lasers Help Treat Hypopigmentation or De-pigmentation?
- Asked by Vancouver7812 in Vancouver, BC
- 2 years ago
Fraxel does not improve hypo- or depigmentation
Unfortunately, neither the Fraxel re:pair nor the Fraxel re:store will improve hypo- or depigmentation (too little or no pigment in the skin). These conditions can be caused by an number of conditions and should be evaluated and treated by a dermatologist. The Excimer laser may lead to improvement for some patients with vitiligo, a condition when the pigment-producing cells in the skin are lost. The Fraxel lasers primarily treat excessive discoloration, including freckles, sun spots, and melasma.
Recent Fraxel Laser Reviews
Fraxel Laser Photos
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.