Does Ematrix Work for Hypopigmentation White Scars?

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EMatrix does not improve hypopigmentation

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eMatrix uses sublative technology and does not involve melanin production or destruction. It would not improve or worsen hypopigmented scars. 

Hypopigmented scars and Ematrix

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Hypopigmented scars are difficult to treat. Ematrix would not be your first-line choice for hypopigmented scars. In our office, we often use fractional co2 laser to help improve texture and color in those scars. 

Dr. Karamanoukian 
Los Angeles

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Very unlikely- hypopigmentation is due to lack of melanin, ie. .pigment in your skin. eMatrix is designed to treat collagen, ie. stimulate collagen by breaking down old scars, and stimulating cells to produce collagen and not melanin. So it is very unlikely that eMatrix will work for hypopigmented scars. 

Sometimes using a laser to blend in the surrounding skin can reduce the LOOK of hypopigmented scars.


Dr Davin Lim
Consultant Laser and Cosmetic Dermatologist

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