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What is the Best Acid for Skin Peel on Black Skin and What Strengh?

What is the Best Acid for Skin Peel on Black Skin and What Strengh?

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Laser as an Alternative to Peels for Black Skin

Chemical peels do not give results that are predictable. And for some patients, they can do more harm than good. Laser treatments are a much safer option. Every laser system relies on a single wavelength to perform a specific function.

Wavelengths that are safe for darker skin include the 1064nm of the Nd:YAG laser. Also the 1550nm and the 1927nm wavelength of the Fraxel Dual system is safe for patients of color. These wavelengths will precise address the issues that need to be corrected without being absorbed by melanin in the surrounding skin area.

As a result,  there is less risk of your skin overheating from the laser treatment.  It is important that you speak to a board certified dermatologist about these options.




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