i had laser treatment a month ago to soften the appearance of my brown spot (freckles). during the laser treatment, it felt like a rubber band snapped directly onto freckles/spot. it bleed on all the spots which got treated, and the bleeding heal after 3 days, and after 10 days, the spots become pink. slowly, the pink turns to brown and now, in a month, each spot gets darker (even more apparent than before), and i have more brown spots now (some are laser scars). Please help!
Laser Scars Not Healing, What Can I Do?
Doctor Answers 1
Laser and Brown Spots
hney- It sounds like you are getting hyperpigmentation after the laser treatment. Typically if someone is getting hyperpigmentation I will recommend a broad-spectrum sunscreen and I will consider using topical hydroquinone creams. Wearing daily sunscreen, preferably containing zinc oxide, is a must. You should go back to whoever treated you as soon as possible so that they can give you specific recommendations on what to do.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.