I got burned from laser hair removal and now my scars have turned white. Will they heal or will they be permanent? (Photo)
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Hypopigmentation from laser treatments.
Pigment changes can occur after laser hair removal treatments and they can be hyperpigmentation, which is darkening of the skin, or hypopigmentation, which is lightening of the skin. Most cases will resolve but it can take months to up to a year before the skin appears normal. You can take care of the area by using sunscreen and avoiding the sun as it can make the normal areas appear darker than the lighter areas. Based on the pictures, these should heal but it will take time and patience
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