Dark scar on forehead. Will fractional laser resurfacing help? (Photo)
Doctor Answers 3
1. Sun protect
2. Use HQ as a fading agent
3. Perform low fluence Q switch laser every 2 weeks.
This is better than Fractional laser as too much heat is generated. Sure you can use Fractional erbium say, 5-11% pass, 7-8 treatments, but Q switching at low dose is much safer
Dr Davin Lim
Dark Spots on Face
I would only do a test spot with a q-switched laser to see if this will work. The other treatment that may be effective is a combination of hydroquinones and Retin-A in conjunction with strict sun avoidance. It is best to consult a board certified dermatologist who in an expert with lasers.
Fractional Laser Treatment | ProFx Fractional Skin Resurfacing
Yes, possible treatments include:
- Fractional laser
- Intense Pulsed Light
- Other lasers
To be sure what might be right for you, see two or more board-certified providers in your area for a complete evaluation to make sure you are a good candidate and that it is safe for you to have treatment.
I hope this helps.
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