What Laser Treatments Are Available for Hypopigmentation?
- Asked by teufelgator in Kittery, ME
- 4 years ago
There is a role here for the Eximer laser. This laser activates the remaining melanocytes which may be lying dormant in the hair folllicle. An IPL in the UVB range also works well. They both are among the safer lasers to use as their penetration is less than most devices.
PUVA therapy for hypopigmentation
although i don't do this, PUVA therapy (ultra violet a) can be effective for hypopigmentation. sometimes it is permanent, sometimes you need retreatment. it activates melanocytes so if you are depigmented, it won't work. since i don't perform this procedure, you need to find a dermatologist who does do it and would recommend it in your situation.
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