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A 22-year-old female asked:

Can i get cosmetic laser hair removal if i have vitiligo? my skin became white, yet my hair is dark and thick, even in the affected areas.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Likely fine: Vitiligo is simply a condition where you no longer make pigment in the affected areas. I don't see how this simple procedure would do anything to aggravate or otherwise effect the area involved. Your cosmetologist may have some reservations about the procedure but I can't think of a reason to avoid it if you want it.

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