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Will side effects of laser hair removal go away or is the skin permanently changed?
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Dr. Steven Zimmet
Aesthetic Medicine
In brief: Pigment change, scar
Complications include redness, a change in the pigmentation of the skin, either lighter or darker, and scarring.
Redness and darkening of the skin are usually temporary. Lightening of the skin may also recover. Patients with a tan and darker skin types are at more risk. See an experienced dermatologist or aesthetic physician in order to minimize risk of complications.

In brief: Pigment change, scar
Complications include redness, a change in the pigmentation of the skin, either lighter or darker, and scarring.
Redness and darkening of the skin are usually temporary. Lightening of the skin may also recover. Patients with a tan and darker skin types are at more risk. See an experienced dermatologist or aesthetic physician in order to minimize risk of complications.
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