I have pigmentation on my upper lip. I had an IPL treatment two weeks ago, but haven't seen any difference?

How many treatments do I need and how many weeks between each treatment I need to get the best result?

Doctor Answers 2

Pigmentation treatment

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Sometimes more than 1 treatment is necessary to achieve desired results. Usually 3 treatments is optimal and they should be performed at least 2 weeks apart.

IPL and Hyperpigmentation - Combination approach with Fraxel and/or microneedling/PRP

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Please post photos for further evaluation. I find that fraxel does better than IPL alone, or I often will combine the two. I suggest seeing a cosmetic dermatologist with laser expertise. Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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