Would fraxel laser treatment be a viable method for removing these 2 year old stretch marks on dark skin? (Photos)
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Fraxel for Stretch Marks
The specifics of your case call for a practitioner with an expertise in skin biology and healing - I suggest looking for board certified plastic surgeons and/or dermatologists in your area with an interest in this subject.
Fraxel Dual may very well play a role in reducing the width of some or all of your stretch marks and it can be used in people with darker skin. It may also be combined with other skin tightening technologies like Thermage.
Key to understand is that the results will be partial and the treatments could lead to the hyperpigmentation that you've raised.
We have found our best results using a combination of pre-treatment lightening agents (of the Hydroquinone family) etc coupled with multiple technologies as outlined above.
You would be wise to try a small test area (perhaps a single mark) to see if you get the results you are looking for.
Best of luck on your search
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