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.

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

West Orange Facial Plastic Surgeon
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