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THE MARK OF A LASER

Posted by 03.13.09

I HAD LASER HAIR REMOVAL AND NOW I HAVE A BROWN MARK ON MY LEG THAT WON’T GO AWAY. WHAT CAN I DO?

It sounds like you might have what is called hyper-pigmentation caused by an increase in the melanocyte cells [cells that cause pigment] This is very common as the laser produces heat which can activate these cells. Only lasers that are color blind are recommended for use on darker/more pigmented skin for this very reason as there is a greater incidence of hyperpigmenation post laser. The way to correct this is to use a product that helps to “calm” the melanocyct activity.  HQ or hydroquinone can be used in a non-prescription strength in the US up to 2 %. Over 2% requires a prescrip

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