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Treatment of Hyperpigmentation on Skin of Color Using a 650 Microsecond Pulsed 1064nm Laser

Michelle Henry, MD As published at the 2018 American Society of Dermatologic Surgery Annual Meeting Hyperpigmentation is a common cosmetic concern in skin of color, with the underlying cause often link to melasma or PIH (Post-Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation) from existing or past presence of conditions such as acne or pseudofolliculitis barbae (PFB). Clearance of hyperpigmentation in […]

Clearance of Melasma Using a Novel 650-microsecond Pulsed Nd:YAG 1064nm Laser

Yelena Kipervas, DO, Family Care, Bartonsville, PA Seven female subjects with skin types II-V and an average age of 45.6 were enrolled for a single treatment of laser for Melasma. Treatment areas included cheeks and upper lip areas. All subjects confirmed that they were not using Accutane or other photosensitizing medications, and were not pregnant; […]

A Novel 650-microsecond Pulsed Nd:YAG 1064nm Laser for Removal of Pigmented Lesions

Yelena Kipervas, DO, Family Care, Bartonsville, PA Six females with skin types II-IV and an average age of 64.7 were enrolled for treatment of pigmented lesions due to sun damage on the hands as well as some facial areas including cheek, forehead, nose and upper lip. Subjects had hairs in the treatment areas shaved immediately […]