Location: UK
Member since 8/23/2010


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Laser Failure - United Kingdom

After much research of various clinics etc, I booked an appoinment to have my melasma looked at to see if laser treatment would help. I felt very reassured by clinic, after my initial assessment I was told their was a very good chance that the laser treatment could really improve my melasma. I had my first treatment in June 2010. The laser used was the AFT-570 Pulsed Light. I found this... READ MORE

Recent comments from Rachel.C

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE think about it before you venture down the road of having laser treatment. I have NEVER heard from anyone who has a success story following laser treatment. Heat really makes melasma worse, if I were you I would... READ COMMENT

I know you are desperate and at the end of your tether, but please really think long and hard before having any laser treatment. I know several people who have had laser, and it hasn't worked. My dermatologist said to use laser on... READ COMMENT

Hi Megan, thank you for your reply. The picture doesn't really show the patches very well. They do bother me as I had lovely clear skin until I was 40, then the patches started to appear. I do sometimes feel a bit down because of... READ COMMENT

18 months on and I still have the brown patches, they have faded very slightly but they do in the winter months, the heat seems to make them darker, so come the summer months the always appear alot darker. It is just a case on keeping... READ COMMENT

All the redness has gone away, however, I have now been left with brown patches in all the areas that you can see on the photograph. This was taken a couple of days after the 3rd treatment, which was far more aggressive than the other... READ COMMENT