Profraction laser for darker skin tones?
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No, but tattoo lasers such as Pico or Nano lasers can help.
Do not get Profractional Laser for dark scars (or PIH), use a Q switch laser combined with topical agents to help reduce pigmentation, the use of sunscreen is equally as important. Gentle Q Switch lasers can reduce pigment over a period of several months. All the best, Dr Davin Lim. Dermatologist. Brisbane.
Dark acne scars and Melarase
I would suggest Melarase AM and Melarase PM, Melapads, and light chemical peels first for your dark scars.
Profractional laser and African American Skin
I would absolutely tell you not to have profractional laser for areas of hyperpigmentation and African American skin. A combination of chemical peels and bleaching agents will help you. Please consult an expert. Best, Dr. Green
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