Does Isolaz Cause Hyperpigmentation?

Does the Isolaz laser for acne bring up brown pigment? If so, shouldn't patients be made aware of that?

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Isolaz Does Not Cause Brown Discoloration (Hyperpigmentation)

In my experience, Isolaz when done properly does not cause hyperpigmentation (brown pigment).  We perform a lot of Isolaz treatments in our office and I have never had a patient experience brown discoloration; however, they all have temporary (15-30 minutes) of redness immediately following the treatment.  If the brown pigment persists, I recommend you follow up with whomever did the treatment. Good luck!

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