Question about Scarring: i have had laser performed by a nurse at cynthia q310

Article Medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)

Dr. Gavin Chan

Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics

Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
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Question:

I have had laser performed by a nurse at Cynthia Weinstein a few years ago and have hpigmention has a result of it. I am of ethnic origin and can this be corrected by one of your procedures wtihout any other further damage. I saw a nurse there the other day and she saw it with the light that it is deep but it is there. can you help me?

Answer:

Hypopigmentation (lightening of the skin) as a result of previous laser treatment may return after a year, but if it doesn’t return after a few years, it is unlikely that it will correct itself. There are really not many treatments that may help the pigment return either. I have heard of a treatment called Recell, but this is not something we perform;

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