I'm considering a fully ablative ebrium laser treatment. My skin type is fitzpatrick 5. Will it be safe for my skin colour?

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Erbium Lasers Vs. Facial Aging and Lasers like Fraxel/Clear + Brilliant, RF like VIVA, Peels, Fillers, Skin Care, Face Lift, Fat

While fully ablative lasers can be used on dark skin tones, the risk for hyper or hypopigmentation is much higher. Make sure that you are seeing a doctor with extensive experience in treating dark skin with lasers. Best, Dr. Emer.


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