Tattoo removal and scars? (photos)
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Scarring from Picosure laser for tattoo removal
This is not supposed to happen with the Picosure. It is "safe" for darker skin and doesn't cause scarring. It is also not supposed to take 16 treatments. These scars will not fade. I think they need treatment with Fraxel or other resurfacing laser. Unfortunately, I don't expect them to improve significantly even with treatment. Hypopigmentation is hard to reverse. I would also start on Retin A and hydroquinone to the area.
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