Does Laser Hair Removal Caused Discolored or Darker Skin?
- Asked by asa890 in Amman, 11
- 2 years ago
im a woman ,i have made until now three laser session , after the third one i notice that the top area of bikini is discolored and become more darker than before .... how can i get the original color back??
Darker skin from laser hair removal
Hyper-pigmentation (darker skin) is a potential risk of laser hair removal even when optimal laser treatment parameters are used. Fortunately most instances of hyperpigmentation are temporary and tend to fade over time. We instruct all our patients to make sure the area has had no sun exposure for one month prior and one month after the laser procedure. Daily use of an effective sunscreen is key, regardless as to whether you are going outdoors. Also, make sure you are not taking any photosensitizing medications or over-the-counter supplements known to cause photosensitivity. You should consider applying prescription-strength 4% hydroquinone cream to the areas of hyperpigmentation to help them fade more quickly.
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