Question about Skin Pigmentation Treatment: i had 4 sessions of skin laser treatment my skin q148


I had 4 sessions of skin laser treatment. My skin was beautiful but suddenly i started to have acne quite bad and 2 patches of pigment appeared on my cheeks. The laser clinic recommended a skin peel but i stopped all treatment.
I would like to repair the brown spot on my cheek which I believe are burns from the laser. Please advise. Regards. Marie


Hard to say without seeing you, but this sounds like post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. This usually occurs about 2-3 weeks after the cessation of a laser treatment, especially on those who have olive or dark skin. If this is the diagnosis, then I would recommend usually a lightening serum such as Kligmans formula to help to reduce the spots. It usually takes a few months to work. Very light peels can be performed too, but the mainstay of treatment is the lightening serum.

Dr. Gavin Chan
Dr. Gavin Chan

We're here to help

Our consultants will help you decide which treatment best suits you and your skin conditions/type.

Request a phone call