What should I do to fix my skin after a laser tattoo removal? I have some scarring that looks like an imprint of the the tattoo that was once there.
How to Fix Laser Tattoo Removal Scar?
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How to fix Laser Tattoo Removal Scar
currently the most effective treatment for hypopigmented scarring is the 1540 or 1550nm Fraxel laser. It does help to blend the hypopigmentation and also improves the texture, so find a dermatologist that has Fraxel laser.
Could just be the faded tattoo
This could be just the faded tattoo. If it is thinned skin or raised, it could be a scar. The phyisician who removed the tattoo should see it and suggest treatment. It could require use of a silicone gel or maybe even surgery.
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