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We are learning that many patients have some levels of transient hyperpigmentation following the deeper fractionated CO2 lasers Your genetic background determines how much pigmentation you get from heat induced melanocyte activity. Those with mixed ethnic or ethnic backgrounds are most frequently pre-treated with a melanin suppressor and often afterward too. Why does laser cause hyperpigmentation in the first place? Melanin (pigment) production is most frequently caused by a direct response...