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Does tria lazor hair removal cause dark marks or scars?

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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
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In brief: It can

Any laser treatment can cause scarring because it uses thermal energy to do the work.
People who are pre-disposed to what is called post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation can develop dark spots in response to any trauma. This is less likely if the treating doctor has experience and uses the proper settings. It is more likely if one does not carefully follow post-op instructions like avoiding sun.

In brief: It can

Any laser treatment can cause scarring because it uses thermal energy to do the work.
People who are pre-disposed to what is called post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation can develop dark spots in response to any trauma. This is less likely if the treating doctor has experience and uses the proper settings. It is more likely if one does not carefully follow post-op instructions like avoiding sun.
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