I am covered in freckles and have red hair. Am I a good candidate for Pearl laser treatment and/or other Laser treatment procedures? Will it be safe for my skin type? I have had BCC's removed in the past, and never allow myself to get sun burnt, so when the doctor told me that after the Pearl laser treatment I would feel as though I was sun burnt, this has scared me.
Pearl Laser Safe for Freckled Skin?
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Pearl laser not very good for freckles.
Brown spots from sun damage will be removed by the Pearl laser. Freckles (which are unrelated to sun damage) have not been a good target for the Pearl in my estimation. So the Pearl is safe for you but if the intent is to rid you of freckles, then you woul be wasting your money.
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The laser should be safe for your skin. Co2, and Pearl Fractional are safe. Thank you for your question and good luck with everything.
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