Laser for pigmentation on Caucasian skin in Asia?

I am Caucasian living in Singapore and I have tried IPL and ablative laser with hardly any success. The Dr claimed that it's because her lasers are targeted for Asian skin which is far more pigmented than Caucasian. I am getting quite frustrated. I've consulted with others who use other lasers such as picosure & revlite. Would these lasers work?

Doctor Answers 2

PicoSure for Hyperpigmentation

We use the PicoSure Laser with the FOCUS lens array everyday treating pigment, fine lines and wrinkles.  It is safe for all skin types.  We warn our patients that their skin may be come blotchy and pigment may appear darker for the next 3-5 days, although in rare cases it may last up to 2 weeks. 
The PicoFOCUS gently delivers bursts of energy deep in the dermis without causing harm to the overlaying skin.  The pulses work to break up pigment and stimulates new collagen and elastin production.  Your body’s own healing process sweeps away older, damaged tissue and ramps up skin turnover.  Some pigment will actually travel to the surface making it initially appear darker.  We normally recommend a series of 4 treatments; 1 every 4 weeks.  Do not be concerned if your pigment goes away and then comes back within days to weeks; pigment is usually multiple layers deep and clears layer by layer.
We recommend finding an experienced physician in your area.  Treatment prices vary by market.

Fort Worth Physician
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Picosure for pigmentation

Picosure is great laser for pigmentation, anti-aging, acne scars and tattoo removal. It is suitable for different skin types and colors. I would suggest you to find a provider with experience to obtain best possible results. Good luck!

Hardik Soni, MD
Summit Emergency Medicine Physician
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