Member since 10/9/2012


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  • 1 review
  • 3 questions

Reviews by qswitch

Q-switch for Lightening Dark Genital Area - Pakistan, PK

I have a dark genital area due to chaffing. It is unsighlty and affects my self esteem. I have had two treatments of q-switch laser (1064 nm wavelength) but can't see a difference yet. My doctor says it will be noticeable after 4-5 treatments. No burning/redness/scars! I came out clean, not... READ MORE

Questions from qswitch

Q Switch Laser Treatment Isotretinoin?

I am on isotretnoin treatment for acne. got it on my back during my teenage years. Now I am 31 and rarely get it but there are acne scars so am on 4 months treatment. I am... READ MORE

Lightening the Genital Area with Q-switch Laser?

Does q-switch laser (1064 nm) lighten a dark genital area?I am asian but on the fairer side but my genital area is much darker than the rest of my body. I was told that it can... READ MORE

How Effective Are TCA Peels for Lightening a Darkened Genital Region Due to Chaffing?

Over the years my genital area has darkened considerably from chaffing. While I dont chaff anymore there is scarring. I tried qswitch for lightening the region but didnt see... READ MORE

Recent comments from qswitch

I have changed my strategy. I went in for a second opinion to another doctor. She told me that q-switch alone wont solve my problem. To get optimal results I should also go for laser hair removal in the bikini area. So this weekend I... READ COMMENT

Actually I beg to disagree, laser may respond the fastest on fair skin, but statistically, fair skinned people are more prone to the burning/itching etc problems. I have personally seen many such cases. The thickness of the skin also... READ COMMENT

Eliza, I am very upset that you didn't research what you were about to do. Accutane is a horror story with some reversible and some irreversible side effects. When you are on accutane you are not supposed to undergo any laser treatments... READ COMMENT

Ok you did not understand my question at all. I do not have a tatoo!!! I am going for q-switch to lighten my dark genital area. There is no tatoo story here! Asian skins are tough and do not react adversely to laser with things like... READ COMMENT

OK Blackberry11! you have got to help me here now. I see that you are getting your tattoo removed. My problem is rather unique! I am a fair skinned asian with a considerably dark genital area. I was advised the q-switch laser two and... READ COMMENT