Is Fraxel Safe for Patients with Hx of Vitiligo?
- Asked by ashna
- 1 year ago
hi i'm 32 years old female i have very ugly acne scars can i do fraxel resurfacing knowing that i have hx of vitiligo 13 years ago is there any risk of relapse after fraxel
There is a chance of pigmentary alteration with Fraxel, if you had vitiligo earlier.
There is a chance that any area can become depigmented (light coloured) with any kind of injury in persons who have a tendency to/ history of vitiligo. And Fraxel is no exception. But you could start out with a smaller area, see how this works for you and then take it further. Do discuss with your doctor, about doing the resurfacing process in smaller sessions, with periodic reassessments.