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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Question:

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.

Answer:

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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