Hyperpigmentation? Will this go away? (Photo)

I got laser hair removal to my bikini area for the second time last week. My skin is so dark in the bikini area. Will this go away? What do I need to do??

Doctor Answers 1

Hyperpigmentation after laser hair removal typically resolves with time.

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Certainly keep the area out of the sun and cover with SPF30 or higher, since UV exposure may make the brown get darker. Consider asking your physician whether a bleaching cream might be beneficial. We like the combination of hydroquinone, retinoic acid, and floucinolone.
Hope this helps.
Dr Joseph

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