Does Isolaz Cause Hyperpigmentation? What Are The Side Effects of Isolaz?

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Isolaz Does Not Cause Discoloration

When done correctly by an experienced technician (under the supervision of a board-certified dermatologist), Isolaz does not cause hyperpigmentation (discoloration). Occasionally, the force of the vacuum can cause very mild bruising which resolves within a few days at the most.  I do not know of any other side effects of Isolaz and most patients are very pleased with the results. 

Isolaz does not cause hyperpigmentation

Isolaz does not cause hyperpigmentation but you should avoid sun exposure after your treatments.  There is a potential for a bruise with the Isolaz vacuum but if performed by an experienced technician, there are no other side effects.

Martie Gidon, MD, FRCPC
Toronto Dermatologist
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