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Yes: Yes. It is often utilized to treat hyperpigmentation from aging, sun damage and melasma. With melasma it is important to do a test area prior to complete treatment to ensure there is not worsening of the condition. There are several topical preparations that can also aid in the treatment of hyperpigmentation ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My brother has what appears to be hyperpigmentation/dark spots all over his skin. What is the cause? And is there a cure? I think laser treatments?
Let him see a: A primary care dr and a dermatologist . It could be a sign of problems with stomach , intestinal , pancreatic , adrenal problems or tumor(less likely ) etcgive us some feedback ! ...Read more
Is laser skin resurfacing an effective procedure for facial hyperpigmentation caused by addison's disease?
Small: Everyone has different responses to injury. Olive and darker complected individuals tend to have darker scars. It may take several years sometimes for this to resolve in full thickness wounds. In laser treated areas this can also happen but seldom lasts long. Your doctor can prescribe a hydroquinone bleaching agent sometimes with a topical steroid to hasten resolution of the hyper pigmentation. ...Read more
I'm going to do laser for facial telangectasia, i'm a little bite worried about leaving a scar , post infl. Hyperpigmentation or edema, what precautions?
Laser: There are several different types of lasers that treat facial telangiectasia. The side effect profile of each different type of laser can differ, so it depends on which one your doctor will use. Be certain to discuss your concerns with your doctor before treatment. Be certain that it is a doctor that will be doing your treatment. ...Read more
Hyperpig/IPL: Maybe best to see dermatologist in person to evaluation the hyperpigmemtation issues. ...Read more
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