Discoloration After Cutera Vascular Laser and Laser Genesis, Options?

About 3 1/2 months ago I had the Cutera vascular laser treatment followed by a laser genesis treatment on the same day. I now have a 3mm discolored indentation on the side of my nose (this was the spot size used), along with a few other smaller discolored indentations. My skin texture is now more of a rough orange peel texture. I have all the settings used during the laser treatment and can provide photos if necessary for evaluation.

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Reducing pigmentation of the skin after laser - Los Angeles

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If you have had melasma or discoloration of the skin, I begin these patients with chemical peels and Melarase cream to reduce the pigmentation. Raffy Karamanoukian Los Angeles

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The indentation is likely due to a vessel which was treated, and now has left a tissue defect.  These usually fill in over time.  See a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon for the orange peel, and this may be irritated skin or another skin condition. Thank you for your question and good luck with everything.

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