Member since 10/9/2012


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Reviews & Stories

Q-switch for Lightening Dark Genital Area - Pakistan, PK

I have a dark genital area due to chaffing. It is unsighlty and affects my self esteem. I have had two treatments of q-switch laser (1064 nm wavelength) but can't see a difference yet. My doctor says it will be noticeable after 4-5 treatments. No burning/redness/scars! I came out clean, not painful. To date i have had 4 skin lightening treatments. Frankly I see no difference. What I am... READ MORE

Questions from qswitch

Q Switch Laser Treatment Isotretinoin?

I am on isotretnoin treatment for acne. got it on my back during my teenage years. Now I am 31 and rarely get it but there are acne scars so am on 4 months treatment. I am... READ MORE

Lightening the Genital Area with Q-switch Laser?

Does q-switch laser (1064 nm) lighten a dark genital area?I am asian but on the fairer side but my genital area is much darker than the rest of my body. I was told that it can... READ MORE

How Effective Are TCA Peels for Lightening a Darkened Genital Region Due to Chaffing?

Over the years my genital area has darkened considerably from chaffing. While I dont chaff anymore there is scarring. I tried qswitch for lightening the region but didnt see... READ MORE

Recent comments from qswitch

Adpert, I went to see my derm and he said mine is mostly dermal pigmentation and now I have post inflammatory pigmentation too due to laser. Will nucelle work for me? Was your melasma dermal or epidermal? READ COMMENT

Adpeart! i am so glad this worked for you. I have crescent shaped melasma patches under the eyes which were barely visible. I got 6 qswitch session and it darkened. My melasma is epidermal and dermal both and am very depressed. I have a... READ COMMENT

I have changed my strategy. I went in for a second opinion to another doctor. She told me that q-switch alone wont solve my problem. To get optimal results I should also go for laser hair removal in the bikini area. So this weekend I... READ COMMENT

Actually I beg to disagree, laser may respond the fastest on fair skin, but statistically, fair skinned people are more prone to the burning/itching etc problems. I have personally seen many such cases. The thickness of the skin also... READ COMMENT

Eliza, I am very upset that you didn't research what you were about to do. Accutane is a horror story with some reversible and some irreversible side effects. When you are on accutane you are not supposed to undergo any laser treatments... READ COMMENT