Profraction laser for darker skin tones?

Is it a safe, effective way for me ( African American) to get rid of hyperpigmentation from acne??

Doctor Answers 3

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. 

No, but tattoo lasers such as Pico or Nano lasers can help.

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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.

Best, 

Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles

Dark acne scars and Melarase

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I would suggest Melarase AM and Melarase PM, Melapads, and light chemical peels first for your dark scars.

Best, 

Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles

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

Profractional laser and African American Skin

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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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