Will there be any side effects if used near to time of procedure?
Is It Ok to Use Hydroquione One Week Prior to ProFractional Laser?
Doctor Answers 2
It is ok ... we often use this POST laser as well.
HQ and lytera PLUS sunscreen is essential in the prevention, or reduction of post inflammatory skin darkening.
Hope this helps
Dr Davin Lim
Laser and Cosmetic Dermatologist
Hydoquinone and Profractional Therapy
The bigest question is how pigmented you are ? If you are darker pigmented, pretreatment with hydroquinone can aid in the post procedure hyperpigmentaion risk. If you are light complected, pre treatment with hydroquinone will not be of much help.
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