Is hyperpigmentation a common post Fraxel side effect?

Fraxel . 1 answer . 5 years ago

Is postFraxel hyperpigmentation a problem? What is the treatment? Does it get worse with further treatments?

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5 years ago by Esta Kronberg, M.D.

I have not had any problem with patients hyperpigmenting after Fraxel treatments. However, the patients must use a good quality sunscreen every day and be sun wise. This means no sun bathing and wearing a broad brimmed hat when outdoors. The treatment if they should get it is to use hydroquinone products or AHAs to get rid of it.

5 years ago by Esta Kronberg, M.D. (View Profile)

I have not had any problem with patients hyperpigmenting after Fraxel treatments. However, the patients must use a good quality sunscreen every day and be sun wise. This means no sun bathing and wearing a broad brimmed hat when outdoors. The treatment if they should get it is to use hydroquinone products or AHAs to get rid of it.


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