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IPL for Asian Skin, Am I a Candidate?

I m just wondering if the dosage for IPL treatment dosage/protocol/machine has to be different for the asian skin. I m mainly looking at improving my slightly sun damaged and aged skin; as well as improving my skin tone. I m a bit concerned if they used the same protocol for caucasians would cause problems to my skin? thanks

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It depends on your skin type and what settings are being used.  The more pigment there is in the skin, the greater the risk of complications.  I would consult with your physician prior to any treatment.

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