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Brown Spots After Laser Hair Removal
After laser hair removal on legs, there are numerous tiny white spots. No burns or redness after procedure. Will skin return to normal eventually?
Hair removal is either temporary, like tweezing, waxing or shaving, or permanent, in which the follicles are destroyed by electrolysis or a laser/light system. Very popular these days to reduce the density of hair in an area by laser hair removal. It needs to be repeated in a series to affect as many follicles as ...Read more
Probably not: In general, laser or IPL tends to increase pigmentation transiently after the treatment especially among those with olive or darker complexion. If you suffer a 3rd degree burn at the site, then you may lose pigment at that site that may or may not be permanent. Vitiligo is considered an autoimmune disorder and different from loss in pigment from injury. ...Read more
Dear doctor, Ive had a laser hair removal which turned out horrible. I have dark spots all over, and hair stuck under the skin. More hair than before?
Re-consult the doc.: Laser usually burns or cuts. The superficial skin can be burned/damaged and forms scabs. Typically laser targets certain phase of hair growth, so the "affected hair" is destroyed but the unaffected continues to grow under the scabs. The scabs should fall off and you should see normal hair growing, but should be less and less after each treatment. re-consult doc to address your concern. Good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After laser hair removal developed what look like tiny skin growths that haven't gone away after 3 months, what can they be?
Is it normal for the skin to develop crusts and scabs after laser hair removal? How long to heal ?
Not usually: Depending on the type of laser or BBL used for hair removal and your skin pigmentation it is possible to get small burns. However, more commonly you get some temporary redness after the treatment, and sometimes redness or small bumps around each hair follicle. It is unusual to have crusting or scabs. ...Read more
Laser hair removal is technique for reducing the thickness and number of hairs on the skin, by heating the hair follicles with a laser. The greater the color contrast between the hair and the skin, the more effect the treatments. A series of treatments is usually necessary to ...Read more
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