Question about IPL Laser: i have some moles or freckles and i wanted to q2183

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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I have some moles or freckles and I wanted to know if Melanotan 2 can be used after treatment.

Can it?

Moles or freckles I’m not sure what they are. They are black but flat. Not very deep either.


Melanotan is not approved for use in Australia. It can darken freckles and moles on the face/body.

Also, we don’t tend to treat moles with laser, due to the potential , although small risk, of malignant transformation. Freckles can be treated with lasers like our Ruby or Medlite lasers.

We can’t advise you of the effect of melanotan after freckle/mole removal, but theoretically, it may increase their chance of recurrence?

Dr. Gavin Chan
Dr. Gavin Chan

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